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    Resources for Victims of Sexual Assault

    Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) Sexual Assault Hotline

    24-hour hotline (800-656-HOPE (4673) and Online Hotline providing support and crisis intervention to victims of sexual violence.

    School Violence Law

    A website and legal practice specializing in lawsuits involving sexual violence, including hazing, and college sexual assault.

    Resources for Victims of Domestic Abuse

    National Domestic Violence 24-hour hotline, 800-799-SAFE

    This is a 24-hour hotline providing support and crisis intervention for victims of domestic abuse. Deaf and Hard of Hearing (24 Hour) can call 800-759-8331 TTY PIN: 877-951-6528 for support. Many local resources can be found here.

    Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women (24 hour), 877-643-1120, access code 0757

    This hotline provides crisis intervention and support services for victims of intimate partner violence and their families.

      Resources for Men

      The aforementioned resources have volunteers trained and prepared to speak with sexual assault survivors of any gender. If you are looking for resources dealing specifically with male sexual assault victims, please consider the sub-section of the RAINN website aimed specifically at the needs of male survivors, which is located here.[i]

      RAINN Resources for Male Victims of Sexual Assault
      This site is a sub-section of the RAINN website aimed specifically at the needs of male survivors.

      1in6
      1in6 offers an Online Support Line for male victims of sexual assault and child abuse. One can find a more extensive list of resources for men who have been sexually assaulted, compiled by the organization Men Can Stop Rape, is located here.

      Resources for the LBGTQQ Community

      If you are looking for resources dealing specifically with LBGTQQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) sexual assault victims, please consider the following resources aimed specifically at the needs of LGBTQQ survivors. A brochure for LBGTQQ victims and survivors of sexual violence is located here.

      National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP), 212-714-1141 (24-hour hotline)
      Services include crisis intervention and support for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected (LGBTQH) communities. Local NCAVP resources can be found here.
      Community United Against Violence, 415-777-5500
      Services include crisis intervention and support for members of LGBTQQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) communities.
      The Network / La Red: Survivor-led Organizing to End Partner Abuse, 617-742-4911
      The Network provides support services to victims of partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, BDSM, polyamorous, and queer communities. More information can be found on the following PDF documents.

      S.A.F.E. (Stop Abuse for Everyone): A Human Rights Agency

      Services include support for all victims of domestic violence, including straight men, LBGT victims, teens, and the elderly. More information can be found on the following PDF documents.

      Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project (24 hour), 800-832-1901
      Supports and assists victims and survivors of domestic violence with a focus on the LGBTQ community.

      Resources for Reporting Child Sexual Abuse

      Childhelp National Child Abuse 24-hour Hotline, 800-4-A-Child (800-422-4453)
      This 24-hour hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse that provides crisis intervention and referrals to emergency, social service, and support resources. Through interpreters, counselors can provide assistance in 170 languages. All calls to the Hotline are anonymous and confidential.
      Hero Project - REPORT CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE, 24-hour HERO Hotline 877-874-HERO (4376)
      This 24-hour hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse.

      Resource for the Department of Defense (DoD) Community

      Safe Helpline: Sexual Support for the Department of Defense Community, 877-995-5247
      Safe Helpline is a groundbreaking crisis support service for members of the DoD community affected by sexual assault. The service is confidential, anonymous, secure, and available worldwide, 24/7 by click, call or text — providing victims with the help they need anytime, anywhere. Services include an Online Safe Helpline, a mobile app, and the SAFE HelpRoom, a group chat service. Referrals are also available via text message to your mobile phone using Info By Text. Text your zip code, installation/base name to 55-247 (inside the U.S.) or 202-470-5546 (outside the U.S.), and Safe Helpline will text back contact information for the SARC on your installation/base and other resources available on and off base.[iii]

      Sources

      [i] And It Was Wrong, And It Was Wrong: Resources
      [ii] RAINN, DoD Safe Helpline
      [iii] DoD Safe Helpline, How to Get Help: Info By Text