National Organizations

Community United Against Violence

(415) 777-5500
CUAV works to build the power of LGBTQQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) communities to transform violence and oppression.

Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)

Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation. 

GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project

Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 832-1901
Sexual Assault Hotline: (617) 779-2127
GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project works to assist and support victims and survivors of domestic violence, focusing on GLBTQ communities, to bring about responsive public policy, and to increase access to culturally competent services. 

LAMBDA GLBT Community Services

(206) 350-HATE
The LAMBDA GLBT Community Services provides information about hate crimes and safety tips for victims.

National Center for Lesbian Rights

(800) 528-6257
(415) 392-6257
NCLR is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

(717) 909-0715
Toll Free: (877) 739-3895
TTY: (717) 909-0715
The NSVRC does not provide direct services to sexual assault victims but rather supports those who do, such as coalitions and rape crisis centers.  A database of organizations that provide direct services is available on the NSVRC website.

Trans Lifeline

Main Office: 510-771-1417

Hotline: US: 877-565-8860, Canada: 877-330-6366

Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of the community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education.

Family Equality Council

(617) 502-8700
Family Equality Council connects, supports, and represents the three million parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender in this country and their six million children.

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network

The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. Their phone number is  212-727-0135.


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.

Lambda Legal

(866) 542-8336
Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

(212) 714-1141
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) addresses the pervasive problem of violence committed against and within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and HIV-affected communities.

Office for Victims of Crime - Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault

Transgender victims, like all victims of sexual assault, want and deserve to be respected, heard, believed, served, and supported. This guide will help you do just that. Click here for the full guide. 

Transgender Law Center

Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.

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.

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.

LOTUS Legal Clinic, Inc.

(414) 885-1469
LOTUS Legal Clinic serves victims of gender-based violence and human trafficking through trauma informed legal advocacy, policy initiatives, education, and survivor empowerment. For purposes of our services, gender-based violence refers to crimes of sexual exploitation and violence, which includes rape, sexual assault, sexual harm, sexual abuse and sex trafficking. LOTUS Legal Clinic serves survivors of every sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, race, religion, ability, and socioeconomic status. we speak English and Spanish.

Victim Rights Center of Connecticut, Inc. (VRCC)


Victim Rights Center of CT (VRCC) provides quality legal services to victims of adult sexual assault, child physical & sexual abuse, homicide, elder abuse and violence against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgendered (LGBT) people, regardless of income. 

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. 

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.

Los Angeles LGBT Center: Domestic Violence Services

Los Angeles LGBT Center Domestic Violence Services provides direct services to victims of domestic abuse.  Services include LGBTQ sensitive counselors, assistance in obtaining protective orders and legal services, safety planning, and referrals to other services.

Oregon Bradley Angle LGBTQ Services

LGBTQ Advocate: (503) 595-9591 ext. 305
Crisis Hotline: (503) 281-2442
Bradley Angle provides culturally-relevant, anti-oppressive support and advocacy for self-identified LGBTQ individuals of all genders who are surviving abuse. LGBTQ support services are inclusive of the wide variety of identities within the LGBTQ community. Their services are free and confidential. They include support groups, individual advocacy, resource referrals, safety planning, basic needs assistance, and shelter/housing assistance.