National Sexual Assault Hotline: It automatically routes the caller to their nearest sexual assault service provider. You can also search your local center here. This site offers a wide variety of information relating to sexual violence including a large legal resource library.
National Organization for Victim Assistance: Founded in , NOVA is the oldest national victim assistance organization of its type in the United States as the recognized leader in this noble cause. VAWnet, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence hosts a resource library home of thousands of materials on violence against women and related issues, with particular attention to its intersections with various forms of oppression.
National Sex Offender Public Website: The National Center for Victims of Crime: The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.
They are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime. National Street Harassment Hotline: Support is available in English and Spanish: National Child Abuse Hotline: They can provide local referrals for services.
A centralized call center provides the caller with the option of talking to a counselor. They are also connected to a language line that can provide service in over languages.
They provide crisis intervention and referral services to children or people affected by sexual abuse of children. Hotline calls are automatically routed to a local center. Can be used to communicate information to the authorities about child pornography or child sex trafficking. CACs are a multidisciplinary team of law enforcement, mental and physical health practitioners who investigate instances of child physical and sexual abuse.
Their website explains the process and has a directory according to geographic location. The site also has resources for offender treatment as well as information on recognizing the signs of child sexual abuse.
Provides a full range of advocacy services for abused and neglected children. Domestic, Dating and Intimate Partner Violence: National Domestic Violence Hotline: Through this hotline an advocate can provide local direct service resources safehouse shelters, transportation, casework assistance and crisis intervention. Interpreter services available in languages.
This online helpline assists teens who are, or may be, in abusive relationships. Pathways to Safety International: The center serves abused Americans, mostly women and children, in both civilian and military populations overseas. In addition to providing domestic violence advocacy, safety planning and case management, the center assists victims with relocation, emergency funds for housing and childcare, and funds for payment of legal fees.
National Coalition against Domestic Violence: The national coalition of Domestic Violence organizations is dedicated to empowering victims and changing society to a zero tolerance policy. They provide information on how to find incest survivor support groups in your area and empowers individuals to become survivors and thrivers.
Stalking Stalking Resource Center: Their website provides statistics on stalking, information on safety planning and other resources. Legal, medical, system advocacy and survivor support services. This organization addresses violence against women, human rights, genocide, and crime victims with disabilities. National Disability Rights Network: NDRN members investigate reports of abuse and neglect, and seek systemic change to prevent further incidents; advocate for basic rights; and ensure accountability in health care, education, employment, housing, transportation, and within the juvenile and criminal justice systems for individuals with disabilities.
A government website dedicated to educating students and schools about Title IX and sexual assault. Provides information for students about their Title IX rights in regards to ending sexual violence on campus. End Rape on Campus: An advocacy organization dedicated to assisting students file Title IX complaints. Resources for Male Survivors of Sexual Assault: Join a weekly chat-based online support group, facilitated by a counselor. This site has articles that discuss the effects of child sexual abuse on adult men and their loved ones.
This site has information and a therapist search for male survivors of sexual violence. Support available in English and Spanish. Site has a list of local anti-violence programs and publications. Home to the Transgender Sexual Violence Project. Provides services and publishes research for transgender persons experiencing violence and their loved ones.
National Human Trafficking Resource Center: A national multilingual anti-trafficking hotline. Caller can report a tip; connect with anti-trafficking services in their area; or request training and technical assistance, general information, or specific anti-trafficking resources. Call to report suspected instances of human trafficking or worker exploitation or contact the FBI field office nearest you.
Offers foreign language translation services in most languages as well as TTY. After business hours, the complaint line has a message service in English, Spanish, Russian, and Mandarin. Department of Defense DoD Safe Helpline is a groundbreaking crisis support service for members of the DoD community affected by sexual assault.
Safe Helpline provides live, one-on-one support and information to the worldwide DoD community. Information about restraining orders and other legal protections for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The Laws in Your State: Refers callers to attorneys in their geographic area who can represent them in their pursuit of civil claims and victim restitution.
The referral line is not an anonymous service. Their website also gives information about civil lawsuits. Legal support for survivors in every state. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division: Call or email to report sexual harassment in housing.
These specialists are registered nurses, who have advanced education in forensic examination of sexual assault victims. This directory lists federally funded health centers that provide a variety of services even if the recipient does not have health insurance.
Users pay a co-payment based on their income. These health centers generally provide primary care services. An international membership organization comprised of forensic nurses working around the world and other professionals who support and complement the work of forensic nursing. Substance abuse information that relates to a survivors's experience with seuxal assault. Sidran Traumatic Stress Foundation: The Sidran Institute provides information on traumatic stress including PTSD , dissociative disorders, and co-occurring issues such as addictions, self-injury, and suicidal behaviors.
Find detailed professional listings for treatment centers in the United States and Canada. National Eating Disorder Helpline: Information, crisis and referral hotline for people dealing with eating disorders. Provides information and referral services, not counseling. The mission of Hope Exists After Rape Trauma H-E-A-R-T is to provide HOPE for victims of sexual assault through the provision of essential and therapeutic support, by affecting positive change in laws influencing their lives, and by educating both the public and professionals commissioned to serve victims.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Provides crisis suicide intervention, self-harm counseling and assistance, and local mental health referrals. Calls are routed to local centers.
TALK and for the Spanish line call Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this website to be useful to scientists, practitioners, advocates, grassroots organizations, and any other professional or layperson interested in current topics related to violence against women and its prevention. Project Respect aims to create discussions and share a positive alternative model of relationships for youth.
The goal of PreventConnect is to advance the primary prevention of sexual assault and relationship violence by building a community of practice among people who are engaged in such efforts. Offer information and expertise to schools on sexual violence, diversity, sexual harassment, bullying, hate crimes, healthy relationships, assertiveness, eating disorders, suicide, and related risk issues. The Date Safe Project: Speak Up Be Safe: Childhelp Speak Up Be Safe is a newly developed, school-based, child abuse prevention education program that focuses on child safety.
It is an evolution of Good Touch Bad Touch. Men Can Stop Rape: Cyber Bullying Research Cente r: A clearinghouse for information regarding cyberbullying.
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