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Here are a few sites that offer additional information on insurance, neighborhood watches and burglary prevention. They are helpful for houses and apartments.
- Insurance
- Legal
- Neighborhood Watch
- Prevention
- Victim Support
- WHN - Home Inventory

Insurance

Government and State Resources

  • Consumer Action
    Tips on saving money on homeowner’s insurance and questions to ask your agent. The Consumer Action Network is a component of the Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC). The FCIC is a source for questions and answers about consumer problems and government services.

Nonprofit Organizations

  • Insurance Consumer Advocate Network
    The Insurance Consumer Advocate Network (I-CAN) is a National Support Network of Respect for the insurance consumer.

  • Insurance Information Institute
    Here you can find answers on homeowner’s insurance, filing a claim and general home security concerns. The mission of the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) is to improve public understanding of insurance -- what it does and how it works. The I.I.I. is a nonprofit, communications organization supported by the property/casualty insurance industry.
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners
    Read consumer publications, alerts, company and general insurance information. Click here for a link to insurance departments by state. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is the organization of insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the four U.S. territories.
  • National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters
    NAPIA is the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters. Public Adjusters are experts on property loss adjustment who are retained by policy holders to assist in preparing, filing and adjusting insurance claims. NAPIA members across the United States have joined together for the purpose of professional education, certification, and promotion of a code of professional conduct.

Legal

Government and State Resources

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Nonprofit Organizations

  • LawHelp
    LawHelp helps low and moderate income people find free legal aid programs in their communities, and answers to questions about their legal rights in areas related to housing, work, family, bankruptcy, disability, immigration and other topics. This site has been built by Pro Bono Net, a nonprofit organization headquartered in New York, and by partnering legal aid organizations.
  • Nolo.com
    Link to legal matters on property and money, rights and disputes, family law and more. Nolo.com is a legal guide, which provides do-it-yourself legal solutions for consumers and small businesses.

Neighborhood Watch

Government and State Resources

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Nonprofit Organizations

  • National Association of Town Watch
    Home of National Night Out, a crime/drug prevention event which usually takes place in August. The National Association of Town Watch (NATW) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development and promotion of organized, law enforcement-affiliated crime and drug prevention programs.

  • National Crime Prevention Council
    Learn how to start your own neighborhood watch group. A nonprofit organization, the National Crime Prevention Council is the nation’s focal point and voice for crime prevention.

Prevention

Government and State Resources

  • Burglary Prevention
    Here are some tips from the City of Phoenix’s Police Department on how to improve the security of your home.

Nonprofit Organizations

  • National Crime Prevention Council
    Click on an article of your interest. A nonprofit organization, the National Crime Prevention Council is the nation’s focal point and voice for crime prevention.

Victim Support

Government and State Resources

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Nonprofit Organizations

  • Directory of Crime Victim Services
    The Directory of Crime Victim Services is a Web-enabled, online resource sponsored by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and administered by the OVC Resource Center. The directory is designed to help service providers and individuals locate victim services in the United States and other countries.
  • National Center for Victims of Crime
    The National Center for Victims of Crime is a nonprofit resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.
  • National Organization for Victim Assistance
    The National Organization for Victim Assistance is a private, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization of victim and witness assistance programs and practitioners, criminal justice agencies and professionals, mental health professionals, researchers, former victims and survivors, and others committed to the recognition and implementation of victim rights and services.

WHN - Home Inventory

  • Home Inventory Lists
    Print out and fill in these WHN forms for each room in your home. A detailed list of your possessions and their locations, estimated value and price, can make it easier when filing a claim after a loss or disaster.
  • A home inventory is a well-documented list and videos/photos of the belongings in your home. Click on the link above to learn more about making your own home inventory lists.




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