Whether you are looking for a support group, anti-child sexual abuse organization, or emergency phone number/hotline, all contact information is listed below:
Darkness 2 Light is a National Child Sexual Abuse organization for prevention, education, support, and resources for victims.
Ph: 866. (866.FOR.LIGHT) 24/7 helpline
NCMEC is the nation's clearinghouse and comprehensive reporting center for all issues related to the prevention of and recovery from child victimization. NCMEC leads the fight against abduction, abuse, and exploitation.
NCTSN was created to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for children and families who experience or witness traumatic events.
At NOVA, our mission is to champion dignity and compassion for those harmed by crime and crisis. Our work is to assist and advocate for victims by connecting them with services and resources.
TAALK - If you have just found out that your child has been sexually abused, we understand what you are going through. We understand from personal experience how devastating it can be to hear that your child has been sexually violated. We understand the emotional roller coaster you are on, including bouts of despair, confusion, anger, fear, and guilt.
MOSAC is a support website with resources, support, and information, designed specifically for mothers of sexually assaulted children
Defend Innocence provides guidance and support to parents and caregivers about how to respond to a child sexual abuse disclosure.
1in6's mission is is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives. Our mission also includes serving family members, friends, partners, and service providers by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community.
The Twelve Project is the bridge between the lack of knowledge and awareness about abuse and people’s desire to learn. It provides resources with the aim of healing and teaching individuals, families, and communities. The Twelve Project is a safe place where people can learn about abuse 24/7. Inspired by the positive results people experienced from reading his teaching materials, Kevin McNeil took his plan a step further; he retired as a detective and began speaking and educating full time.
EmpowerSurvivors is a survivor-led organization incorporating the peer support model and aids in reducing the silence and stigma of childhood sexual abuse. We offer individualized mentorship programs, peer-support groups, classes, and conferences. These programs help aid in the survivor recovery process, reduce isolation, provide skills to help manage lives in the community and promote health and wellbeing.
The Trevor Project was founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386.
TeenCentral is a website powered by KidsPeace as a free and safe prevention and intervention resource specifically for youth. On TeenCentral, you can find information on a variety of topics. You can also submit a story or post about any crisis, problem or situation you’re struggling with and receive a therapeutic support response within 24 hours, safely, anonymously, and free of charge.
Fort Refuge is an online community of abuse survivors ages 16 and older: the place where we come together and try to make sense of the trauma we've been through, the aftermath it left us with, and our coping with and recovery from both.
Guardians of the Children's (GOC) mission is to recognize and react to child abuse and educate the public to do the same; to serve as advocates to provide strength and stability to families in crisis; and be an answer to the prayer of an abused child or teen for courage, support and protection.
Find a local chapter here.
Justice for Children’s Call Center helps when the child protection system fails to protect a child. We offer information, guidance and assistance to adults who are trying to keep the child safe. Our Pro Bono Legal program provides free legal help when it appears that a court or agency will return a child to an abusive situation.
The Mama Bear Effect - A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit for Child Sexual Abuse Awareness & Prevention
Buddy Speaks is an organization that provides preventative education and awareness to help end childhood sexual abuse. Workshops, videos, book signings, Q&A sessions, Radio Talks and TV Interviews are just a few of the vehicles she uses to help prevent abuse, educate and empower children and adults from experiencing the silent nature and debilitating effects of childhood sexual abuse.
Daily Strength - Getting better together - Knowing when you need help is a sign of strength. Share your experience and join a support group to connect with those on the same path. Join this online peer support group and chat page with other parents of sexual assault survivors.
PTSD Coach Online is for anyone who needs help with upsetting feelings. Trauma survivors, their families, or anyone coping with stress can benefit.
Supporting survivors and those who support them
Blue Knot Foundation empowers survivors to recover and supports those around them. People who experience abuse and trauma in childhood or complex trauma as an adult often struggle with their psychological and physical health. People supporting them often don’t know what to do and say.
Latter Day Survivors is a platform for survivors of many types of abuse. Often, but not always, these stories involve efforts from members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - The Mormon Church -to silence the victims and defend abusers.
Manavi: South Asian women in the United States are especially vulnerable to violence due to their cultural socialization and recent immigration.
24hr Hotline: 1-732-435-1414
ZA’AKAH is dedicated to advocating for survivors of child sexual abuse in the Orthodox Jewish community.
At Jewish Survivors Forum, our community is diverse - our members represent all levels of yiddishkeit (or not), every gender and orientation, and an array of experiences and stories, all brought together by a desire to help each other and build an understanding, strong support system.
We are SNAP, the largest, oldest and most active support group for women and men wounded by religious and institutional authorities (priests, ministers, bishops, deacons, nuns, coaches, teachers, and others).
Indian Initiative to stop child sexual abuse. Access Cactus Foundation on Instagram here.
StrongHearts Native Helpline 1-844-7NATIVE (762-8483) is a safe domestic, dating and sexual violence helpline for American Indians and Alaska Natives, offering culturally-appropriate support and advocacy daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT. Anonymous and confidential.
Access state-specific tribal coalition contact information.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment. Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor
The name, Narcotics Anonymous, is not meant to imply a focus on any particular drug; NA’s approach makes no distinction between drugs including alcohol. Membership is free, and we have no affiliation with any organizations outside of NA including governments, religions, law enforcement groups, or medical and psychiatric associations.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
Ph: 1.800.662.4357 (HELP)
The Recovery Village Ridgefield has addiction specialists that understand what you are going through if you suffer from a drug and/or alcohol addiction and you are also a victim of domestic violence or sexual abuse. It’s important that you seek treatment as soon as possible. Continuing to self-medicate with drugs and alcohol will not lead to a good outcome. You may never heal from domestic violence or sexual abuse if you don’t also allow yourself to heal from substance abuse.
It’s important that you seek out a treatment center that treats co-occurring mental health disorders as well as domestic violence and sexual abuse leads to mental health disorders in many cases.