Resources

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE. RAINN carries out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. RAINN uses its extensive entertainment industry and community-based connections to educate more than 120 million Americans each year about sexual assault.
Toll-Free: (800) 656-HOPE
Website: www.rainn.org

MaleSurvivor, the National Organization against Male Sexual Victimization, is committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism. The organization maintains a web site (www.malesurvivor.org) that includes a wealth of information for survivors and professionals about male sexual victimization as well as a Discussion Board and live Chat Room where survivors can network and support one another, anonymously if they wish. MaleSurvivor also publishes a newsletter and sponsors periodic conferences and healing retreats.
Website: www.malesurvivor.org

AdvocateWeb is the largest internet resource dealing with sexual misconduct, exploitation, and abuse of clients by mental health professionals, medical professionals, clergy, lawyers, educators, and law enforcement officials. AdvocateWeb offers extensvie free resources for victims, survivors, their families, friends, victim advocates, and professionals seeking to address this problem.
Website: www.advocateweb.org

The Awareness Center is the Jewish Coalition Against Sexual Abuse/Assault (JCASA). JCASA is dedicated to addressing sexual violence in the Jewish communities around the world.
Toll-Free: (443) 857-5560
Website: www.theawarenesscenter.org

The Arizona Department of Health Services: Sexual Violence Prevention & Education provides rape prevention education to students, professionals, and community members. These interventions have covered all racial and ethnic groups throughout Arizona – including Native American and Hispanic groups.
Toll-Free: (602) 542-7343
Website: www.azrapeprevention.org

The Date Safe Project is committed to being a national leader in the mission to teach youth and adults that “asking first” makes all the difference in creating safer intimacy and decreasing occurrences of sexual assault. By producing interactive presentations, educational resources, and other national initiatives, we teach how a better understanding of consent leads to healthier dating and to a greater awareness of the many issues surrounding human sexuality and sexual assault.
Toll-Free: (800) 329-9650
Website: www.datesafeproject.org

FaithTrust Institute is a national multifaith organization is working to end sexual and domestic violence. WE provide communities and advocates with the tools and knowledge they need to address religious and cultural issues related to abuse. Through training, consultation, and educational materials, we equip religious leaders sexual and domestic violence in their communities.
Website: www.faithtrustinstitute.org

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, statistics, and resources related to sexual violence. It serves as a resource for coalitions, rape crisis centers, allied organizations, and others working to eliminate sexual assault. The NSVRC does not provide direct services to sexual assault victims but rather supports those who do.
Toll-Free: (877) 739-3895
Website: http://www.nsvrc.org

SAKHI provides services for South Asian Women dealing with Domestic Violence.

Stop It Now! is a national non-profit working to prevent child sexual abuse using the tools of public health. Since 1992, our public policy, public education, and research programs have protected children by emphasizing adult and community responsibility.
Toll-Free: (888) PREVENT
Website: www.stopitnow.org

Security On Campus, Inc. is the only national non-profit organization devoted exclusively to providing services to the victims of violence on college campuses and to educate students. When SOC works with victims, university policies are changed for the better.
Toll-Free: (888) 251-7959
Website: www.securityoncampus.org

Men Can Stop Rape mobilizes male youth to prevent men’s violence against women. The organization builds young men’s capacity to challenge harmful aspects of traditional masculinity, to value alternative visions of male strength, and to embrace their vital role as allies with women and girls in fostering healthy relationships and gender equity.
Offices: (202) 265-6530
Website: www.mencanstoprape.org

Voices of Strength a new series of survivors sharing their words.

STATE COALITIONS AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT

To find local rape crisis centers, click on the name of your state coalition against sexual assault and you will be forwarded to their website. If they do not have a working website, then call the number provided. They will be happy to help you the closest rape crisis center.

Alabama Coalition Against Rape
(334) 264-0123

Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
(907) 586-3650

Arizona Sexual Assault Network (AzSAN)
(602) 258-1195

Arkansas Coalition Against Violence to Women and Children
(800) 269-4668

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(916) 446-2520

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA)
(877) 37-CCASA

Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, Inc. (CONNSACS)
(860) 282-9881

Sexual Assault Network of Delaware (SAND) c/o CONTACT Delaware
Phone (302) 761-9800
Crisis Line for Ken/Sussex Counties: (800 )262-9800

Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
(850) 297-2000

Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault
(678) 701-2700

Dekalb (Georgia) Rape Crisis Program
(404) 377-1429

Hawaii Coalition for the Prevention of Sexual Assault
(808) 733-9038
(808) 733-9028

Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence
(208) 384-0419

Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA)
(217) 753-4117

Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Inc. (INCASA)
(317) 423-0233

Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault (Iowa CASA)
(515) 244-7424

Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
(785) 232-9784

Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc.
(502) 226-2704

Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LaFASA)
(985) 345-5995
(888) 995-7273 (Toll-free number from Louisiana)

Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(207) 626-0034

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(410) 974-4507

Jane Doe Inc., The Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
(617) 248-0922

Michigan Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
(517) 347-7000

Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault
(612) 313-2797
Toll Free: (800) 964-8847

Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Department of Health – Mississippi State
(601) 987-9011

Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
(573) 634-4161

Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault
(816) 931-4527

Montana Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
(406) 443-7794

Nebraska Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Coalition (NDVSAC)
(402) 476-6256
In-state toll free hotline: (800) 876-6238

Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence
(702) 914-6878 not a hotline number
Crisis Hotline: (800) 656-HOPE

New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Hotline: (800) 852-3388
TDD/Voice: (800) 735-2964

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault -NJCASA
(609) 631-4450
Hotline: (800) 601-7200

New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc.
(505) 883-8020

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA, Inc.)
(518) 482-4222

North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA)
(919) 431-0995
(888) 737-CASA

North Dakota Council on Abused Women’s Services – Coalition Against Sexual Assault in ND
Toll free: (800) 472-2911
(701) 255-6240

Ohio Coalition on Sexual Assault (OCOSA)
(614) 781-1902

Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
(405) 848-1815
Toll free: (800) 522-7233

Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (OCADSV)
(503) 365-9644

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Toll free: (800) 692-7445
(717) 728-9740

Rhode Island Sexual Assault Coalition
(401) 421-4100

South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
(803) 256-2900
Toll Free: (800) 260-9293

South Dakota Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse
(605) 945-0869

Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
(615) 386-9406
Info Line: (800) 289-9018 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F)
Hotline: (800) 356-6767

Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA)
(512) 474-8161

Utah – CAUSE – Coalition of Advocates for Utah Survivors’ Empowerment

Vermont Network Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
(802) 223-1302

Virginians Aligned Against Sexual Assault (VAASA)
(434) 979-9002

Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
(360) 754-7583

West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information & Services
(304) 366-9500

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA)
Phone/TTY: (608) 257-1516

Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
Hotline: (307) 235-2814

Sites run by Survivors of Sexual Assault

Powerful words of Nika
Rape Counsel
HOLLY’S FIGHT TO STOP VIOLENCE
Sadly Normal
Finding the Light in the Darkness
Survivors can Thrive!
Beautiful Dreamer – Journal
Angela Shelton’s Blog

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