The Killer Speaks


There are a variety of organizations that assist the families of homicide victims. National nonprofit organizations like The Parents of Murdered Children hold meetings for bereavement support, distribute monthly newsletters to educate and commemorate, and organize various panels and workshops to memorialize the deceased and help heal the wounds of homicide.

Below is a list of some of the organizations that help the families of homicide victims. Many of these programs need support from the community in order to continue providing quality assistance and guidance.

Safe Horizon
Domestic Violence Hotline: 800.621.HOPE (4673)
Crime Victims Hotline: 866.689.HELP (4357)
Rape, Sexual Assault & Incest Hotline: 212.227.3000 OR 866.689.HELP (4357)
TDD phone number for all hotlines: 866.604.5350

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health
24-hour National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-7233 (P) or 800-787-3224 (TTY)

Trauma Survivors Network

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminisration (SAMHSA)
Twitter: @samhsagov
Phone: 877-SAMHSA-7 (877-726-4727)
TTY: 800-487-4889
Mail: SAMHSA's Health Information Network
P.O. Box 2345
Rockville, MD 20847-2345

Trauma Intervention Services, Inc.
Twitter: @tipnational
Mail: Trauma Intervention Programs, Inc.
1420 Phillips Street
Vista, CA 92083

National Center for PTSD:
Twitter: @VA_PTSD_Info

Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
Phone: 212-854-8056
Mail: Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
Columbia University
Graduate School of Journalism
2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

The National Center For Victims of Crime
Twitter: @CrimeVictimsOrg
Phone: 202-467-8700
Mail: National Center for Victims of Crime
2000 M Street NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC 20036

The Compassionate Friends, Inc.
Twitter: @TCFUSA
Phone: 877-969-0010
Mail: The Compassionate Friends
PO Box 3696
Oak Brook, IL 60522

National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children
Phone: 888-818-7662
Mail: National POMC
4960 Ridge Avenue, Suite # 2
Cincinnati, Ohio 45209

Justice for Murdered Children
Phone: 310-547-JFMC (5362)
Mail: Justice for Murdered Children
Berth 77, P-7B
San Pedro, CA 90731