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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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Statewide Organizations

  • 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.
  • 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.