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Not all these organizations are crisis (or 24-hour) organizations. Kick at Darkness is merely providing the information to contact, but does not hold responsibility or endorsement for any of these organizations listed. 

FIND AN ER


FIND AN ADVOCACY CENTER

“…the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization…”

Find a center with rape advocates, therapy, and family support near you

– Online hotline for survivors and allies

Research, tools and training — regarding rape, abuse, incest, domestic violence, hate crimes, and sex trafficking


TATTOO COVERUPS


LEGAL RESOURCES & TOOLS FOR VICTIMS

“…an article about legal issues…helpful to survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones…”

“…we not only provide legal representation to victims of rape and sexual assault to help rebuild their lives, but also promote a national movement committed to seeking justice for every rape and sexual assault victim…”


NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

“…Victims of domestic violence who struggle with addiction face significant barriers to receiving treatment…”

  • The Authority in Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation and Recovery |  Drug-Rehabs.org

“…A non-profit social betterment organization: The journey to recovery from drug addiction and/or alcoholism can be paved with ups and downs….”

HELPFUL ARTICLES:

+ Dual-Diagnosis

+ Tobacco and Alcohol

+ Prevention Against Teen Drug Use

+ Prevention Against Teen Alcohol Use

“…Making the decision to find a detox center or drug or alcohol rehab is the first step toward a new, healthy life….”

HELPFUL ARTICLE:

+ AddictionCenter.com/addiction — Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • ADDITIONAL HELPFUL ADDICTION ARTICLES:

+ Find Support Living with a Mental Health Condition — Disclosing to Others

+ Disability, Substance Abuse, & Addiction

+ Comprehensive Guide to Home Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Recovery

+ Financial Burdens of Mental Health and Addiction Treatment

+ 8 Ways to Prevent Relapse

Sleep Deprivation

“…to end campus sexual violence through direct support for survivors and their communities; prevention through education; and policy reform at the campus, local, state, and federal levels….”

“…transform(ing) society’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse, support(ing) survivors’ healing, and end(ing) this violence forever…”

  • National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence | NCDSV.org

“…helps a myriad of professionals who work with victims and perpetrators…”

  • Community Information and Referral Services (United Way) | 211Arizona.org

“…get connected…get answers…” [Search online “211” + your STATE name for the help in your area]


SEX TRAFFICKING

“…internationally-recognized non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing children trapped in the sex trade…”

“…equip first responders and community members to identify warning signs of trafficking and employ intervention techniques to rescue child trafficking victims…”


ORGANIZATIONS HELPING THE HEALERS

  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
    (877) 739-3895 | NSVRC.org

“…a resource for coalitions, rape crisis centers, allied organizations, and others working to eliminate sexual assault. The NSVRC does not provide direct services to sexual assault victims but rather supports those who do…”


ORGANIZATIONS SUPPORTING SURVIVORS & ALLIES

“…the largest internet resource dealing with sexual misconduct, exploitation, and abuse of clients by mental health professionals, medical professionals, clergy, lawyers, educators, and law enforcement officials…”

  • Arizona Department of Health Services Sexual Violence Prevention & Education, The
    (602) 542-7343 | AZRapePrevention.org

“…provides rape prevention education to students, professionals, and community members…”

“…committed to being a national leader in the mission to teach youth and adults that “asking first” makes all the difference in creating safer intimacy and decreasing occurrences of sexual assault…”

“…seeking to improve outcomes for victims and pursue accountability for their assailants…”

“…a national multi-faith organization working to end sexual and domestic violence…provide communities and advocates with the tools and knowledge they need to address religious and cultural issues related to abuse…”

“…non-profit organization with educational materials for survivors of trauma, advocates and counselors…”

“…Trauma Healing Services…”

“…committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism…”

“…mobilizes male youth to prevent men’s violence against women…”

“…the first national database model for domestic violence convictions available to the public…”

“…uniting survivors, communities, and institutions to eradicate domestic violence and form healthy communities…”

“…the only national non-profit organization devoted exclusively to providing services to the victims of violence on college campuses and to educate students…”

“…a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime. Their website provides statistics on stalking, information on safety planning and other resources…”

“…a public awareness campaign uniquely focused on the public response to sexual assault…”

“…a national non-profit working to prevent child sexual abuse using the tools of public health…”


SURVIVORS WITH DISABILITIES

  • Deaf Abused Women’s Network (DAWN)
    Video Phone: (202) 559-5366 DeafDAWN.org

“…legal, medical, system advocacy and survivor support services…”

“…this organization addresses violence against women, human rights, genocide, and crime victims with disabilities…”

  • National Disability Rights Network
    NDRN.org

“…investigate reports of abuse and neglect…seek systemic change to prevent further incidents; advocate for basic rights; and ensure accountability in health care, education, employment, housing, transportation…for individuals with disabilities…”


SELF-HELP & MINDFULNESS

“…complete guide to information about self-improvement, personal growth and self-help on the internet. It is designed to be an organized directory, with articles and references to thousands of other web sites on the world wide web…”


FOR AMERICANS LIVING ABROAD (Taken from RAINN.org)

MILITARY SURVIVORS

“…member(s) of DoD community…can access…live, one-on-one support. The service is confidential, anonymous, secure, and available worldwide, 24/7…”


STATE (& PROVINCES) COALITIONS AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT

Alabama Coalition Against Rape (ACAR)
(334) 264-0123 | ACAR.org

Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
(907) 586-3650 | ANDVSA.org

ARIZONA

  • Arizona Coalition to End Sexual & Domestic Violence
    (602) 279-2900 | ACESDV.org 
  • Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Program
    (602) 279-2900 | AZRapePrevention.org

Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(866) 63-ACASA | ACASA.us

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(916) 446-2520 | CALCASA.org

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(303) 861-7033 | CCASA.org

Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, Inc.
(888) 999-5545 | ConnSACS.org

Sexual Assault Network of Delaware (SAND)
c/o CONTACT Delaware Crisis Line in Delaware: (800) 262-9800 | ContactLifeline.org

District of Columbia Rape Crisis Center
(202) 232-0789 | DCRCC.org

Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
(850) 297-2000 | FCASV.org

Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault
(866) 354-3672 | GNESA.org

Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence GuamCoalition.org

Hawaii Coalition for the Prevention of Sexual Assault
(808) 733-9038nsvrc.org/organizations/232

Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence
(800) 669-3176 | IDVSA.org

Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA)
(217) 753-4117 | ICASA.org

Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Inc.
(317) 423-0233 | IndianaCESA.org

Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault (Iowa CASA)
(515) 244-7424 | IowaCASA.org

Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
(785) 266-1874 | KCSDV.org

Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc.
(502) 226-2704 | KASAP.org

Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LaFASA)
(985) 345-5995 | nsvrc.org/organizations/234

Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(800) 871-7741 | MeCASA.org

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(410) 974-4507 | MCASA.org

The Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence (Jane Doe Inc.)
(877) 785-2020 | JaneDoe.org

Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
(517) 347-7000 | MCEDSV.org

Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(800) 964-8847 | MNCASA.org

Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(888) 987-9011 | MSCASA.org

MISSOURI

  • Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
    (573) 634-4161 | MOCADSV.org
  • Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault
    (816) 931-4527 | MOCSA.org

Montana Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
(406) 443-7794 | MCADSV.com

Nebraska Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Coalition
(402) 476-6256 | NDVSAC.org

Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence
(702) 914-6878 not a hotline number | (800) 656-HOPE Crisis Hotline | NCASV.org

New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
(800) 277-5570 | NHCADSV.org

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(609) 631-4450 | Hotline: (800) 601-7200 | NJCASA.org

New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc.
(505) 883-8020 | NMCSAP.com

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(518) 482-4222 | NYSCASA.org

North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA)
(919) 871-1015 | NCCASA.org

North Dakota Council on Abused Women’s Services – Coalition Against Sexual Assault in ND
(888) 255-6240 | (701) 255-6240 | NDCAWS.org

Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence
(888) 886-8388 | OAESV.org

Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
(405) 524-0700 | OKWC.org

Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (OCADSV)
(503) 230-1951 | OCADSV.com

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
(888) 772-PCAR | (717) 728-9740 | PCAR.org

Rhode Island Sexual Assault Coalition (Day One)
(800) 494-8100 | ricadv.org

South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
(803) 256-2900 | (800) 260-9293 | SCCADVASA.org

South Dakota Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse
(605) 945-0869SDCEDSV.org

Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
(615) 386-9406 | (800) 356-6767 | nsvrc.org/organizations/223

Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
(512) 474-7190 | TAASA.org

Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(801) 746-0404 | (888) 421-1100 | UCASA.org

Vermont Network Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
(802) 223-1302 | (800) 489-7273 | VTNetwork.org

Virgin Islands Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Council | VIDVSAC.org

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance
(434) 979-9002 | VSDVAlliance.org

Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
(800) 775-8013 | wcsap.org

West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information & Services
(304) 366-9500 | FRIS.org

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA)
(608) 257-1516 | WCASA.org

Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
(800) 799-7233 | WyomingDVSA.org


SITES RUN BY SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT


CHATROOM-LIKE RESOURCES

  • AARDVARC.org | Peer online support | Started and run by survivors, topics include: sexual assault, stalking and domestic violence

“…an abuse, rape, domestic violence aid and resource center…devoted to providing information and resources for survivors, their families and friends, and agencies and programs which serve them…”

“…this support group has been formed to offer an outstretched hand to adult survivors of abuse (physical, verbal, emotional or sexual abuse)…”

“…an international self-help support group…designed specifically for adult survivors of neglect, physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse…”