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The Domestic Violence division's primary mission is to help in the investigation and prosecution of domestic violence and sexual assault crimes. Every day, we work to help aid those facing this dangerous problem. If you are a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault, or know someone who is, please contact the Nebraska Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Coalition using the information below. In addition, you may also download a list of all Nebraska domestic violence shelters.
Nebraska Domestic Violence Sexual Assult Coalition
245 South 84th Street, Suite 200
Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: (402) 476-6256
Fax: (402) 476-6806
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY 1-800-787-3224
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Dating Abuse Texting Service
The National Dating Abuse Helpline and Break the Cycle have partnered to implement the Nation's first dating abuse texting service. Teens and young adults can ask questions about healthy relationships by simply texting "loveis" to 77054 to directly connect to a peer advocate.
VINE - Victim Information & Notification Everyday
Victim Information & Notification Everyday (VINE) is a free and anonymous telephone service that provides victims of crime two important features: information and notification. Anyone may call the Nebraska State VINE Hotline to determine the custody status of an inmate.
If you are concerned about an inmate currently jailed or imprisoned in Nebraska, the VINE toll-free hotline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You may receive information on the location of an inmate using their name or inmate ID number. Live-operated support is available for those needing assistance.
The Nebraska VINE service is provided by the Nebraska Sheriff's Association, Nebraska Domestic Violence Sexual Assualt Coalition, Nebraska Coalition for Victims of Crime, Nebraska County Attorneys' Association, Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, Nebraska Crime Commission and CJIS Advisory Committee.
VINE monitors the custody status of adult inmates in all county jails and state prisons and is available in English and Spanish.
Nebraska's Task Force on Sexual Assault Crimes
In 2005, Attorney General Bruning coordinated a task force to make recommendations on changes necessary to increase prevention, enhance services provided to victims, provide for better evidence collection and investigations and to improve accountability for offenders who commit crimes of sexual violence. To view the complete report, follow the link below.