Survivors of Network of those Abused by Priests offers support groups and resources to people wounded by religious and institutional authorities (priests, ministers, bishops, deacons, nuns, coaches, teachers, and others).Visit their site >
Survivors.org was founded by Promoting Awareness | Victim Empowerment (PAVE) with the goal of combining every resource a survivor of sexual and domestic violence needs to thrive after trauma. Survivors can find local services that meet their needs, from legal services to therapists to trauma-informed yoga, and more.Visit their site >
Founded by Tarana Burke, Me Too assists a growing spectrum of survivors — young people, queer, trans, the disabled, Black women and girls, and all communities of color. Explore their curated collection of resources and organizations dedicated to helping survivors by filtering your search by experience, need, and community support to find what’s right for you.Visit their site >
A Community Support Network for survivors & supporters of survivors offering survivor-led peer support, consent and trauma education, community resources, virtual events, and one-of-a-kind informative graphic artwork speaking to the survivor experience.Visit their site >
National hotline, operated by RAINN serving people affected by sexual violence, automatically routes the caller to their nearest sexual assault service provider. (800) 656-HOPE (4673)
NSVRC offers a wide variety of information relating to sexual violence including a large legal resource library.
NOVA) provides professional trainings, education and resources to support victim assistance providers working directly with victims and survivors in communities across the country. NOVA does not provide case management services, representation, financial assistance or legal advice to victims of crime.
Call, text, or chat 988 to be connected to trained counselors in the existing Lifeline network.
Dial 988 or (800) 273-TALK (8255)
The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25 years of age. TrevorText gives everyone access to confidential text messaging with a compassionate Trevor Counselor available 24/7/365.
(866) 488-7386 / Text “START” to 678-678
The 24/7 Veterans Crisis Line will connect you to qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Serving Veterans, Service Members, National Guard, and Reserve and their family members and friends.
(800) 273-8255 / Text 838255
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, treatment referral and information service, available in English and Spanish. The helpline is for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.
(800) 662-HELP (4357)
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