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As of December 2022, the National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women is now the National Defense Center for Criminalized Survivors, a program of BWJP.          


We are excited to join our longtime partners at BWJP, the national non-profit leader at the intersection of gender-based violence and the law. For more information, click here.


You can reach Defense Center staff by calling 1-800-903-0111 ext. 3 or email us at

Our mailing address is 540 Fairview Avenue N., Suite 209, St. Paul, MN 55014.

This website has been funded by a number of different sources including by Grant No. 2008-TA-AX-K033 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/ program/ exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

NCDBW stands in solidarity

with the movements for racial justice


Contact us:

1-800-903-0111 x 3 (toll free)

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