Stalking is defined as repeated, unwanted attention (physical, verbal, or electronic contact) or something else not mentioned here directed towards a person that makes them physically, emotionally, or psychologically afraid OR creates a hostile, intimidating, or abusive environment for a “reasonable person” in a similar situation. You do not have to know or have a relationship with someone to be considered to be stalking them.
The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault is the federally recognized state sexual assault coalition. Its core membership are the 17 state rape crisis and recovery centers. The mission is to help prevent sexual assault, advocate for accessible, compassionate care for survivors of sexual violence, and work to hold offenders accountable.
Mission is to provide support and advocacy for people in Howard County affected by sexual and intimate partner violence and engage the community in creating the change required for prevention.
- 24 hour Helpline: 410-997-2272
The Stalking Prevention, Awareness, & Resource Center (SPARC) is a federally funded project providing education and resources about the crime of stalking.
- Victim Connect: 1-855-4VICTIM(1-855-484-2846)
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1−800−799−7233or TTY 1−800−787−3224 En Español
- The National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Safe Horizon is the nation’s leading victim assistance organization, operating a network of programs across New York City communities and systems. We work with survivors of all forms of violence, including racism, to move from crisis to confidence.
- 1-800-621-HOPE (4673)
The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.
- Department Comment Line: 202-353-1555
- Department of Justice Main Switchboard: 202-514-2000
- TTY/ASCII/TDD: 800-877-8339
Our Email Hotline will provide legal information to anyone who reaches out with legal questions or concerns regarding domestic violence, sexual violence, or any other topic covered on WomensLaw.org.
Peoplesafe is an industry leading UK-based technology business centered around the safety of lone and at-risk workers across both public and private sectors.