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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.

  • An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Connection (AARDVARC)

    This site is for victims of violence, their families and friends, and the agencies and programs which serve them. Issues addressed here currently include: domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.
  • Clery Center for Security on Campus

    (484) 580-8754
    Clery Center for Security on Campus provides advocacy and referral services to victims of college and university campus community crime including homicide, sexual assault, and hazing.
  • Just Detention International

    (213) 384-1400
    Just Detention International is concerned about the safety and well-being of all detainees, including those held in adult prisons and jails, juvenile facilities, immigration detention centers, and police lock-ups, whether run by government agencies or by private corporations on behalf of the government.  The Resource Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse Behind Bars is a unique State-By-State guide to legal and psychological counseling resources for survivors who are still incarcerated, those who have been released, and loved ones on the outside who are searching for ways to help.
  • MaleSurvivor

    Male Survivor provides victims of sexual violence with information for finding local resources, therapists, and support groups, along with general information about male victimization and forums where victims can talk to and provide support for each other.

  • National Sexual Assault Hotline

    (800) 656-4673
    The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE(4673) in partnership with 1,100 rape crisis centers across the nation, providing free, confidential advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  RAINN’s website also provides access to an online, instant messaging hotline, and referrals to many other resources for survivors.
  • Protect Our Defenders

    Protect Our Defenders honors, supports and gives voice to the brave women and men in uniform who have been raped or sexually assaulted by fellow service members. They seek to fix the military training, investigation and adjudication systems related to sexual violence and harassment — systems that often re-victimize assault survivors by blaming them while failing to prosecute perpetrators.
  • Americans for Immigrant Justice: Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking Program

    305-573-1106
    AI Justice is a non-profit law firm that specializes in protecting and promoting immigrant rights in Florida and on a national level. Their Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking Program provides assistance to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, violent crime, or human trafficking.
  • ASISTA

    (515) 244-2469
    ASISTA provides centralized assistance for advocates and attorneys facing complex legal problems in advocating for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • It Happened to Alexa Foundation

    (716) 754-9105
    (877) 77-ALEXA (25392)

    The purpose of the “It Happened to Alexa Foundation” is to help support rape survivors through the trauma of the criminal trial, in the hopes that more survivors will go through with the prosecution in order to put these perpetrators behind bars. Established in 2003, the foundation assists rape victims’ families with travel expenses during the litigation process. 



    is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization that provides substantial support to survivors who testify against their sexual attackers, and thus encourages them to pursue justice. This organization was founded by the parents of a survivor and gives up to $3,000 to family members and support persons of survivors so that they may attend and support a survivor during their testimony.
  • Loveisrespect (formerly National Dating Abuse Helpline)

    Chat at www.loveisrespect.org
    Text loveis to 22522*
    (866) 331-9474
    (866) 331-8453 TTY
    Loveisrespect, formerly the National Dating Abuse Helpline, offers support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships and provides information and support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, service providers and members of law enforcement. Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365. 
  • Men Surviving

    Men Surviving provides victims of sexual violence specialized resources to aid in their mental, physical and emotional recovery.
  • 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.
  • WomensLaw.org

     
    The mission of WomensLaw.org is to provide easy-to-understand legal information and resources to women living with or escaping domestic violence or sexual assault.  Their website provides education and referrals to victim services nationwide.

Statewide Organizations

  • Alabama Coalition Against Sexual Violence

    Alabama Coalition Against Sexual Violence  is an organization of advocates for victims of sexual violence statewide.  Their website has referrals to resources and local service providers for victims, including rape crisis centers.
  • Arizona Child and Family Advocacy Network

    An advocacy center is a comprehensive, victim focused program based in a facility. The website has Advocacy centers in different communities throughout Arizona to meet the needs of victims.
  • Ayuda

    (202) 387-4848
    Ayuda provides legal and social services to low-income immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking.
  • CAWS North Dakota

    (701) 255-6240
    The mission of CAWS North Dakota is to provide leadership and support in the identification, intervention, and prevention of domestic and sexual violence.  Their website has referrals to local shelter services and programs for victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and stalking throughout the state.
  • Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, Inc.

    English: (888) 999-5545
    Español: (888) 568-8332
    Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, Inc. (CONNSACS) is a statewide coalition of individual sexual assault crisis programs. Their website has a list of local crisis centers and direct service providers throughout the state.
  • Delaware - ContactLifeline

    Toll free: (800) 262-9800
    ContactLifeline provides comprehensive statewide services to victims of sexual assault and secondary victims of sexual assault.  ContactLifeline crisis responder services are provided by professionally trained and supervised volunteers and professionals who respond anonymously and confidentially to human needs, state-wide, 24 hours a day.
  • Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault

    (404) 815-5261
    The Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault, is a non-profit coalition of sexual assault agencies and concerned individuals that share the common goal of ending sexual assault.  Their website has referrals to direct victim services throughout the state.
  • Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

    (208) 384-0419
    The mission of the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence is to provide education, assistance, and support to individuals, programs, and organizations dedicated to ending Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.
  • Indiana: Sexual Assault Information, Resources & Support

    AARDVARC.org, Inc. - a non-profit organization dedicated to combating family and relationship violence, sexual violence and child abuse. 
  • Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

    Kansas Statewide Hotline: 1-888-END-ABUSE
    (888-363-2287)

    The purpose of the Coalition is the prevention and elimination of sexual and domestic violence through a statewide network of programs providing support and safety for all victims of sexual and domestic violence and stalking, with primary focus on women and their children; direct services; public awareness and education; advocacy for victims; comprehensive prevention; and, social change efforts.

  • 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.
  • Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault

    (800) 871-7741
    TTY: (888) 458-5599
    The Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MECASA) works toward ending sexual violence by providing public policy advocacy, assistance to Maine’s sexual violence service providers, public awareness and prevention activities, and statewide training.
  • Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence (Jane Doe Inc.)

    (617) 248-0922
    SafeLink hotline: (877) 785-2020
    TTY: (877) 521-2601
    Jane Doe Inc. (JDI) is a coalition of rape crisis centers, domestic violence programs, and other victim advocates in Massachusetts.  Their website has referrals to local victim support providers statewide.
  • Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence

    The Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence is a network of rape crisis centers, domestic violence shelters, and other victim advocates.  Their website has a list of statewide victim support providers.
  • Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault

    (601) 948-0555
    Toll-free: (888) 987-9011

    The Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault represents the nine rape crisis centers in the state of Mississippi.  Their website has referrals to these local centers that provide support to victims of sexual violence.
  • Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

    The Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence represents over 50 programs across Montana that provide direct services to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children.  Their website has referrals to local sexual assault support providers and domestic violence shelter programs.
  • Nebraska Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition

    (877)215-0167
    The Nebraska Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition is a statewide advocacy organization committed to the prevention and elimination of sexual and domestic violence.  Their website has referrals to local victim support providers statewide.
  • Nevada Crisis Call Center - Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS)

    (775) 784-8090
    Toll Free: (800) 273-8255

    The Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) advocacy team provides immediate crisis intervention services for survivors of sexual assault, their family members and friends. The SASS program can provide information regarding medical treatment and reporting to law enforcement.  We are also able to assist with referrals for financial assistance and long term counseling services.  All services provided by the SASS program are free and confidential.

  • New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault

    (800) 601-7200
    The mission of the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault is to promote the compassionate and just treatment of survivors, their loved ones and significant others, and to foster collaborative relationships.  Their website has referrals to local support providers for victims of sexual violence statewide.
  • New Mexico Victim Services

    (866) 627-3249
    The Victim Services Division is committed to offering resources and support to victims of crime and their families. The website provides links to services for victims of crime, domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault

    (800) 942-6906
    The New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault works with local, state, and national organizations all of whom are dedicated to ending sexual violence.  Their website has referrals to local service and support providers for victims of sexual violence throughout the state.
  • North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault

    (919) 871-1015
    The North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault is an inclusive, statewide alliance working to end sexual violence through education, advocacy, and legislation.  Their website has referrals to local service and support providers for victims of sexual violence throughout the state.
  • Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (OAESV)

    (216) 658-1381
    Toll free: (888) 886-8388
    OAESV is a coalition of sexual assault and domestic violence organizations throughout Ohio working to eliminate all forms of sexual violence. OAESV provides support, advocacy, policy information and funding to organizations working to advocate for the rights and need of survivors and co-survivors of sexual violence.  Their website has a comprehensive list of direct service providers for victims statewide.
  • Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

    (503) 230-1951
    The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (OCADSV) is a non-profit organization made up victim advocates in Oregon.  Their website has referrals to local service and support providers for victims of sexual violence, domestic abuse, and stalking throughout the state, including rape crisis centers and shelters.
  • Rhode Island - Day One Sexual Assault and Trauma Resource Center

    (401) 454-5565
    Toll free: (800) 494-8100
    The Day One Sexual Assault and Trauma Resource Center provides services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and other violent crimes.  Services include a 24-hour helpline, counseling, legal advocacy and other resources.
  • South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

    The South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) is a statewide coalition made up of the 23 domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy programs in South Carolina. Since 1981, SCCADVASA has been a leader in representing the critical needs of survivors and their families. Their website has referrals to local rape crisis centers, shelters, and direct victim service providers.

  • Tapestri

    (404) 299-2185
    Tapestri provides advocacy, streamlined access to services and direct services to immigrant victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, and sexual assault, as well community outreach in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
  • Texas - Sexual Assault Legal Services & Assistance (SALSA)

    (888) 343-4414
    A project of the Texas Legal Services Center and the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, SALSA provides free legal services and support to sexual assault victims throughout the state.
  • The Immigration Project

    (309) 829-8703
    The Immigration Project provides non-profit legal services to immigrant victims of crime, such as domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking in central and southern Illinois and bordering states.
  • Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

    Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 228-7395
    Sexual Violence Hotline: (800) 489-7273
    The Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is a coalition of advocacy programs for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.  Their website has referrals to local support providers, including rape crisis centers and shelter programs, throughout the state.
  • Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assualt (ANDVSA)

    ANDVSA is a non-profit, membership corporation made up of 22 programs statewide that provide services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including emergency shelter, 24-hour crisis hotlines, food, clothing, transportation, legal assistance, counseling, community education, and more.
  • Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault

    (800) 977-5776
    The Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault is a statewide coalition of individuals and organizations working together toward the elimination of sexual violence and advocating for sexual assault victims’ rights.  Their website has referrals to local crisis centers statewide that provide services such as shelter.
  • California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA)

    (916) 446-2520
    SMS/Text: (916) 905-2272
    CALCASA is a coalition of rape crisis centers, victims service providers, and advocates.  Their website has a list of referrals to member programs that provide direct support to victims.
  • Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault

    (303) 839-9999
    The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault is a membership organization promoting safety, justice, and healing for survivors while working toward the elimination of sexual violence.  Their website has referrals to local crisis centers statewide that provide support to victims.
  • D.C. Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC)

    (202) 333-7273
    The D.C. Rape Crisis Center provides counseling and other support services to survivors of sexual assault and their families.
  • Florida Council Against Sexual Violence

    (888) 956-7273
    The Florida Council Against Sexual Violence is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to victims and survivors of sexual violence and the sexual assault crisis programs who serve them.  Their website has referrals to local support providers.
  • Hawaii Sex Abuse Treatment Center

    (808) 524-7273
    The Hawaii Sex Abuse Treatment Center’s mission is to support the emotional healing process of those sexually assaulted in Hawaii, to increase community awareness about their needs and to reduce the incidence of all forms of sexual assault.  The center provides crisis and medical services to survivors of sexual assault and abuse.
  • Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault

    (217) 753-4117
    The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA) is a not-for-profit corporation of 29 community-based sexual assault crisis centers working together to end sexual violence. Each center provides 24-hour crisis intervention services, counseling and advocacy for victims of sexual assault and their significant others.
  • Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault

    (800) 284-7821
    The Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to unite people and organizations to promote a society free from sexual violence and to meet the diverse needs of survivors of sexual assault.  Their website has referrals to local support providers statewide.
  • Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs

    (502) 226-2704
    (866) 375-2727
    TDD: (800) 648-6057
    The Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs is a statewide coalition of rape crisis centers.  Referrals to direct services for survivors of sexual assault are available on their website.
  • Lousiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LAFASA)

    (225) 372-8995
    (888) 995-7273
    The Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault is a coalition agency of 13 local centers providing program support, education and social change, working toward eliminating sexual violence. Their website has referrals to local support services for victims.
  • Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault

    (301) 328-7168
    The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) is the statewide coalition of sexual assault resource centers.  Their website has referrals to local support providers statewide.
  • Massachusetts: Victim Rights Law Center

    (617) 399-6720
    The Victim Rights Law Center is the first law center in the nation dedicated solely to advocating for the civil legal needs of sexual assault survivors.  The VRLC provides direct legal representation to victims of rape and sexual assault in Massachusetts. The VRLC attorneys provide consultation and legal representation in the areas of privacy, education, immigration, employment, public benefits, housing and safety.  Their website also has links to other resources for crime victims in Massachusetts.
  • Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault

    (651) 209-9993
    The Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA) is a voice for victims, sexual assault programs, and allies committed to ending sexual violence.  Their website provides referrals to direct services and support for victims in Minnesota.
  • Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

    MCADSV is a coalition of advocacy programs for victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and stalking in Missouri.  Their website has referrals to local service and support providers throughout the state, including rape crisis center and shelter programs.
  • National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline

    1-888-373-7888

    The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a national, toll-free hotline, available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. They are not a government entity, law enforcement or an immigration authority.

     

  • Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC)

    (202) 742-1727
    The Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) is a non-profit organization providing comprehensive case management and pro bono legal services to all victims of crime in the District of Columbia. NVRDC’s holistic services are provided regardless of income, ethnicity, immigration status, sexual orientation, race, or gender identity/expression. NVRDC runs the District’s on-call crisis response services to survivors of sexual assault who receive a sexual assault forensic exam in the District of Columbia. NVRDC offers victims professional case management services combined with experienced crime victims’ rights attorneys. The legal staff also represent sexual assault survivors within the context of college or university administrative proceedings and Title IX enforcement and complaints.
  • New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

    (866) 644-3574
    The New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is an umbrella organization that provides technical and financial support to 14 member agencies who provide services to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.  Their website has referrals to direct services and support for victims in New Hampshire including shelters.
  • New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc.

    (505) 883-8020
    Toll free: (888) 883-8020
    The New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc. provides educational activities to improve the awareness and understanding about the problem of sexual assault. The website includes links to anonymous hotline services, counseling, advocacy, and community outreach, education, and prevention.
  • New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault

    (212) 514-SAFE (7233)
    The mission of the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault is to prevent sexual violence and reduce the harm it causes through education, research and advocacy.
  • New York: Safe Horizons

    (800) 621-4673
    Safe Horizon provides a variety of resources and support to victims of crime.  Programs and services include counseling, shelter, and legal advocacy.
  • Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)

    Western Washington office: (206) 587-4009 / (800) 445-5771
    Granger Office: (509) 854-2100 / (888) 756-3641
    Wenatchee Office: (509) 570-0054 / (866) 271-2084
    NWIRP provides legal services to low-income immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violent crimes.
  • Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

    (800) 522-7233
    The Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault works to empower victims and eliminate violence by providing education and prevention information, supporting member programs, and expanding quality services to all.  Their website has referrals to local victim service and support providers including shelters and rape crisis centers.
  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

    Toll Free Hotline: (888) 772-7227
    (717) 728-9740
    (800) 692-7445
    The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape works to eliminate all forms of sexual violence and to advocate for the rights and needs of victims of sexual assault.  Their website has referrals to local service and support providers for victims of sexual violence throughout the state.
  • Service Women’s Action Network

    SWAN’s mission is to transform military culture by securing equal opportunity and freedom to serve without discrimination, harassment or assault; and to reform veterans’ services to ensure high quality health care and benefits for women veterans and their families.
  • South Dakota Coalition Ending Domestic & Sexual Violence

    (605) 391-6402
    The South Dakota Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault is a statewide organization of sexual violence programs with a special focus on native women.  Their website has referrals to victim crisis lines in South Dakota and local shelter services.
  • Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence

    (615) 386-9406
    Toll free: (800) 289-9018
    The Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence is a private, non-profit organization composed of diverse victim advocacy programs.  Their website has referrals to local support providers for victims of sexual violence and domestic abuse throughout the state, such as rape crisis centers and shelter programs.
  • Texas Association Against Sexual Assault

    (512) 474-6490
    The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault works toward ending sexual violence in Texas through education, prevention and advocacy.  Their website has referrals to statewide shelter services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment, stalking, and trafficking.
  • Utah Violence & Injury Prevention Program

    Toll free: (888) 421-1100
    The Utah Violence and Injury Prevention Program provides referrals to local rape crisis centers and a 24-hour hotline for victims.
  • Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance

    (804) 377-0335
    The Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance is a statewide organization of agencies and individuals working to end sexual and domestic violence.  Their website has referrals to local support providers for victims of sexual and domestic violence throughout the state, such as rape crisis centers and shelter programs.