RESOURCES AND LINKS – SEXUAL ABUSE AND ASSAULT
National Center for Victims of Crime
The National Center is, at its core, an advocacy organization committed to — and working on behalf of — crime victims and their families. Rather than focus the entire organization’s work on one type of crime or victim, the National Center addresses all types of crime.
National Sexual Assault Hotline – Operated by RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, the hotline offers free, secure and confidential support 24/7 via telephone and online chat. RAINN publicizes the hotlines’ free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual violence; and leads national efforts to prevent sexual violence, improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
Telephone Hotline: 800-656-HOPE (4673)
Online Hotline: https://ohl.rainn.org/online/
PAVE – Promoting Awareness | Victim Empowerment is a multi-chapter national 501c3 nonprofit organization that uses education and action to shatter the silence of sexual violence through targeted social, educational and legislative tactics.
VAWnet: National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a comprehensive and easily accessible online collection of full-text, searchable materials and resources on domestic violence, sexual violence and related issues.
National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs works to prevent, respond to and end all forms of violence against and within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV-affected (LGBTQ) communities.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence designs, provides and customizes training and consultation; influences policy, promotes collaboration, and enhances diversity with the goal of ending domestic and sexual violence.
Phone: 512-407-9020 (voice and fax)
Womens Law, a project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, provides legal information to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Trust Law – A global hub for free legal assistance and news and information on good governance and women’s rights.
National Organization for Victim Assistance – for victims of crime and crisis.
No More – Like the peace sign, the “support our troops” ribbon or the AIDS ribbon, our goal is to use the NO MORE symbol to help unify all people and organizations who want to end domestic violence and sexual assault.
AARDVARC – An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Coalition – a non-profit organization dedicated to combating family and relationship violence, sexual violence and child abuse.
National Sexual Violence Resource Centeris a national information and resource hub relating to all aspects of sexual violence.
National Alliance to End Sexual Violence provides a missing voice in Washington for state coalitions and local programs advocating and organizing against sexual violence and for survivors.
FaithTrust Institute – Dedicated to ending sexual and domestic violence, FaithTrust Institute is an organization of women and men from many faith traditions, cultures, and racial groups committed to the equality of women and men and the empowerment of women, youth and children