Child Victims

National Organizations

1 in 6

1 in 6 provides support for male victims of childhood sexual violence with general information, a national 24/7 online support line, and online therapy for residents of California.


Phone: 541-639-5008
Referral services to many partners across the nation for victims of human trafficking, minors or adults, any gender. IN OUR BACKYARD also conducts trainings and works closely with law enforcement and often times is called upon to do anti-trafficking efforts surrounding major sporting events.

Murder Victims’ Families for Reconciliation


MVFR identifies, engages and mobilizes its members to build communities of support that educate the public on the harms of the death penalty, the true needs of the victim’s families and the transformative power of restorative justice to promote a more compassionate and just society.

National Children’s Advocacy Center

(256) 533-KIDS (5437)
The National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC), located in Huntsville, Alabama, revolutionized the United States’ response to child sexual abuse. Since its creation in 1985, the NCAC has served as a model for the 1000+ Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) now operating in the United States and in more than 27 countries throughout the world. The site has resources for kids, parents and professionals.

Parents for Megan’s Law and the Crime Victim Center (PFML/CVC)

(888) 275-7365
PFML/CVC provides a national helpline, community support, and assistance on issues related to Megan’s Law, sex offender management and sexual assault prevention.  They are a New York State Certified Rape Crisis Center and are funded by the U.S. Justice Department to staff the National Megan’s Law Helpline to support the community when sex offender notifications are implemented and to provide appropriate law enforcement referrals when registrants are failing to comply with registration requirements.

Tahirih Justice Center

Baltimore office: (410) 999-1900
National and Greater Washington DC office: (571) 282-6161
Houston office: (713)496-0100
Serving Maryland, the greater Washington DC area, and the greater Houston area, the Tahirih Justice Center provides legal and social services to immigrants escaping or experiencing gender-based violence.  They can also provide specialized assistance to victims facing or fleeing forced marriages.

Court Appointed Special Advocate Program (CASA)

CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate for abused and neglected children, and to make sure they don’t get lost in the overburdened legal and social service system or languish in inappropriate group or foster homes. Volunteers stay with each case until it is closed and the child is placed in a safe, permanent home.

Klaas Kids Foundation

The Foundation’s mission is to stop crimes against children. The website contains links to each state’s “Megan’s Law” – a law that requires sex offender registration and community notification.  The website also provides educational information regarding child safety and missing children.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)

NCMEC is a private, nonprofit organization which was created in 1984. NCMEC’s mission is to serve as the nation’s resource on issues of missing and sexually exploited children. The website contains resources and links for parents, children, advocates, and attorneys regarding issues of child safety, sex offenders, victimization, and recovery.

National Children’s Alliance Child Advocacy Centers

Child Advocacy Centers emphasize the coordination of investigation and intervention services by bringing together professionals and agencies as a multidisciplinary team to create a child-focused approach to child abuse cases.  Use the “Find a local National Children’s Alliance Member Location” on their website for referrals to services.

Parents of Murdered Children (POMC)

(888) 818-POMC
(513) 721-5683
Parents of Murdered Children (POMC®) provides ongoing emotional support to help parents and other survivors of homicide facilitate the reconstruction of a “new life” and to promote a healthy resolution. Not only does POMC® help survivors deal with their grief, but also helps with advocacy in the criminal justice system. There are POMC® Chapters across the country which hold monthly meetings and provide support, advocacy, and court accompaniment. POMC®’s website provides numerous educational and support materials, and contains links to a topic forum that allows survivors to communicate with other survivors.

Statewide Organizations

Alaska United States Attorney’s Office

Phone: 907-271-3041
The role of the United States Attorney is to prosecute cases fairly and justly. If you are identified as a victim under the Crime Victims’ Rights Act, we will make our best effort to ensure you are provided the rights and services you are entitled to.

Center for Victim and Human Rights

Telephone (317) 610-3427
The Center for Victim and Human Rights (CVHR) is a 501(c)(3) organization that was established in 2008 with the specific purpose of providing comprehensive legal representation to victims of crime and human rights abuses, who often lack the safety and resources necessary to access available legal remedies.

Disability Rights Ohio

Phone: 614-466-7264
Toll Free: 800-282-9181
Disability Rights Ohio provides legal representation, advocacy, and resources to victims of crime who have disabilities across the state of Ohio.

Legal Services for Crime Victims in Arizona (LSCVA)

Phone: 623-471-6401
Legal Services for Crime Victims in Arizona (LSCVA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit legal charity founded in 2012. LSCVA’s mission is to provide free legal representation in criminal cases to victims of crime in Arizona, with priority to victims of domestic violence and sexual violence. LSCVA asserts and seeks enforcement of crime victims’ rights and provides social services to facilitate healing in the aftermath of crime.

Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic

(706) 369-5788
The Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation (CEASE) Clinic is the first of its kind in the nation, representing survivors of child sexual abuse in tort litigation. The clinic not only provides direct representation to survivors, but also serves as a teaching center as part of the University of Georgia School of Law.

Arizona Crime Victim Rights Law Group (AZCVRLG)

Phone: 480-946-0832
Arizona Crime Victim Rights Law Group (AZCVRLG) is an Arizona nonprofit corporation that provides legal services as counsel of record and access to social support services to victims of crime, including but not limited to domestic violence crime victims, white collar crime victims, victims of violent crimes, vehicular crimes, and property crimes at no cost to them. AZCVRLG believes crime victims deserve transparent and respectful communication as we balance a close working relationship with careful attention to victim service needs. Our holistic, client-centered philosophy includes always interacting with crime victims in a dignified and respectful way. 

Children’s Defense Fund - Minnesota

(651) 227-6121
Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota, founded in 1985, is a state partner of the national organization with a unique focus on the needs of Minnesota’s children and families. To achieve its goals, CDF-MN advocates at the local, state and federal levels on behalf of children, and conducts research, outreach and youth development initiatives.

Legal Action of Wisconsin Victim Rights Project

Telephone: 855-947-2529
The Victim Rights Project is a joint project between Legal Action of WI and Judicare, which provides fee legal services to victims of crime. The Victim Rights Project works to ensure that a victim’s constitutional and statutory rights are not violated, and when a violation occurs, to seek remedy.

The Custody Project

The Custody Project assists mothers and their children with visitation and custody expenses. The organization assists with financial crises affecting care, custody and visitation. They are able to help families with expenses such as rent, utilities, legal fees, education costs and heath costs.

Youth, Rights and Justice

Youth, Rights & Justice serves children and youth-primarily those in foster care-who are abused, neglected or in trouble; students who face challenges at school; and parents who need help keeping their families intact.