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Community & Support

SNAP Network

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).

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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.

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Me Too International

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.

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MTMV Community Support Network

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.

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Crisis hotlines

National Sexual Assault Hotline

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)

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

NSVRC offers a wide variety of information relating to sexual violence including a large legal resource library.

National Organization for Victims Assistance

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.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

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 Lifeline (for young LGBTQ+ people)

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

Veterans Crisis Line

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)


Trauma & Recovery

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The Body Keeps the Score

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Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving

by Pete Walker

Behind Blue Curtains

by Lizzie Hershberger & M. Maeve Eagan


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Grooming Infographic

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