“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” - Anais Nin
Below you’ll find a list of outside resources, centers, and programs that focus on preventing, reporting and healing from sexual abuse and assault. Please explore these resources to find the support, advocacy, education, treatment or other services that you may need.
IN AN EMERGENCY, get help immediately.
Call 9-1-1 or the National Sexual Assault Hotline – 1.800.656.HOPE (4673)
Provides support for male survivors of childhood sexual abuse and their families
A CALL TO MEN works to create a world where all men and boys are loving and respectful and all women and girls are valued and safe.
ASCA is an innovative recovery program for adult survivors of childhood abuse.
Break the Cycle is the leading, national nonprofit working to end teen dating violence and abuse.
A nonprofit working globally to promote children’s social and academic success. Includes sections on “Talking about Touching” and “Bullying Prevention.”
Darkness to Light is determined to end childhood sexual abuse by sharing the solution of prevention, awareness and education with more and more people.
Sexual abuse survivor and author Erin Merryn has been advocating for and implementing laws since 2010 across different states that require school districts to teach age-appropriate child sexual abuse education to elementary school students, school teachers, administrators and parents.
For more than 30 years, Futures Without Violence has led the way and set the pace for ground-breaking education programs, national policy development, professional training, and public action campaigns designed to end violence against women, children and families around the world.
Incest Resources, Inc., is an all-survivor, all-volunteer, nonprofit organization that offers a variety of educational, resource, and recovery materials to survivors and professionals.
The Joyful Heart Foundation works to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse and to shed light into the darkness that surrounds these issues.
Lauren’s Kids mission is to prevent sexual abuse through awareness and education, and to help survivors heal with guidance and support.
Male Survivor is committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism.
Empowers local communities to serve child abuse victims and provides resources to professionals working in the field.
NSVRC provides leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.
The National Dating Abuse Helpline is the direct service provider behind loveisrespect.org, operating the 24/7 phone, text and chat services.
NO MORE is a new, overarching symbol, like the pink breast cancer ribbon and the yellow support our troops ribbon, that is bringing together all people, organizations and communities that support ending domestic violence and sexual assault in our society.
The mission of Project Unbreakable is to increase awareness of the issues surrounding sexual assault and encourage the act of healing through art.
The nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, providing hotlines, information, and statistics.
Safe Horizon is a victim assistance agency that provides support, prevents violence, and promotes justice for victims of crime and abuse and their families.
SNAP is an independent, confidential network of survivors of institutional sexual abuse and their supporters aimed to educate communities about the effects of abuse.
SOL-Reform is an online advocacy platform designed and overseen by Professor Marci Hamilton and her Cardozo Law School students. Through legislative updates and tools to take action, it is the most comprehensive website about Statute of Limitations for child sex abuse for the public, the media, scholars, and survivors.
Since 1992 Stop It Now!® has been preventing the sexual abuse of children by helping adults, families and communities take actions that keep kids safe – especially before they are ever harmed.