Link Coalitions

U.S. Link Coalitions

We’ve compiled a list of U.S. Link-related coalitions that were operational or in development as of December 2016. Please note that each of these groups is an autonomous, independent network of local people whose development the National Link Coalition is pleased to advise and assist where possible, but they are not official agents, affiliates, branches, chapters or other official components of the National Link Coalition.

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NATIONAL

National Coalition on Violence Against Animals
www.ncovaa.org
Alexandria, Va.
Contact: John Thompson, Deputy Executive Director, National Sheriffs Association


ARIZONA

Animal Cruelty Task Force of Southern Arizona
Tucson
http://www.act-az.org/
Contact: Det. Mike Duffey

The Humane Link
Phoenix
http://www.thehumanelink.com/
Contacts: info@thehumanelink.org or Christina Risley-Curtiss


CALIFORNIA
San Bernardino County ACT — Animal Cruelty Task Force
San Bernardino
http://www.sbcountyda.org/ProsecutingCriminals/AnimalCrueltyTaskForce.aspx
Contact: Claudia Swing


COLORADO
Colorado LINK Project
University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work
http://coloradolinkproject.com/
Contact: Phil Tedeschi


CONNECTICUT
Connecticut Coalition for Children and Animals
Hartford
Contact: Anne McIntyre-Lahner


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Safety Network for Abused Animals and People (SNAAP)
Washington
http://www.safeanimalssafepeople.org
Contact: Blair Warner, (818) 261-1579


FLORIDA

Orange County Animal Services Cruelty Hurts Campaign
Orlando
http://www.ocfl.net/AnimalsPets/ReportingaPetIssue.aspx#.VkpgcF5nCIA
Contact: (407) 836-3111

South Florida Link Coalition
West Palm Beach
http://www.thesouthfloridalinkcoalition.org/
Contact: Amber Ahern


ILLINOIS

The Safe Haven Network
Chicago
http://thesafehavennetwork.org
Contact: Jessica Katz

Safe Humane Chicago
Chicago
www.safehumanechicago.org
Contact: Cynthia Bathurst  (312) 409-4790


KANSAS

Animal Justice Coalition
Wichita
Contact: Deputy Christy Fischer,
http://www.animaljusticecoalition.com


LOUISIANA

Anti-Cruelty Task Force
Lake Charles
Contact: Beth Zilbert


MAINE

York County Linkage Coalition
West Kennebunk
http://animalwelfaresociety.org/programs/the-link-between-human/
Contact: Allison Lang


MARYLAND

Mayor’s Anti-Animal Cruelty Task Force
Baltimore
Contact: Caroline Griffin, (443) 756-8894


MASSACHUSETTS

Franklin County Link Coalition
Contact: Amy Olson

HAVEN (Human/Animal Violence Education Network)
Berkshire County
http://www.havennetwork.org/
Contact: Lorna Grande, (413) 447-7878, ext. 40

Safe People – Safe Pets
Belmont
http://www.safepeoplesafepets.org
Contact: Jim Knight   617-999-3055


MINNESOTA

Minnesota Alliance for Families and Animals
Contact: Cindi Grant


MISSOURI

KC-CAN (Caring for All Network)
Kansas City
Contact: Teresa Bradley Bays, DVM


NEW HAMPSHIRE

Governor’s Commission on the Humane Treatment of Animals
Concord
http://www.nh.gov/humane/
Contact: Roni McCall


NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Forming Positive Links Committee
Albuquerque
http://www.thelinknm.com/
Contact: Tammy Fiebelkorn; (505) 410-3884


NEW YORK

The Alliance for the Safety of Animals and People (ASAP)
New York City
http://www.connectnyc.org/programs/asap.php
Contacts: Elaine Wolff; Susan Urban; Sally Macnichol; Quentin Walcott, Connect (the sponsoring agency) at (212) 683-0015

CNY Animal Cruelty Task Force
Syracuse
Contact: Nicole Heath

Essex County Animal Cruelty Task Force
Elizabethtown
Contact: Kristy Sprague, District Attorney
(518) 873-3335


OHIO

Ohio Domestic Violence Network, Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse Steering Committee
Contacts: Barbara Boat or Lesley Ashworth


OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma Link Coalition
Oklahoma City
Contact: Paul Needham


OREGON

Purple Paws & People (Hands and Words are Not for Hurting Project)
Klamath Falls
http://handsproject.org/category/partners/community/
Contact: Michael Kaibel, (541) 798-5498

Washington County Animal Protection Multi-Disciplinary Team
Hillsboro
Contact: Deborah Wood


VIRGINIA

S.A.V.E. (Stop Abuse and Violence Effort)
Loudoun County
Contact: Amy Martin


WISCONSIN
Shelter Animals of Abuse Victims (SAAV)
Madison
www.saavprogram.org
Contact: Megan Senatori

SpotAbuse.org
Milwaukee
www.spotabuse.org
Contact: Heidi Sterricker