Abuse Survivor Resources - USA & Canada

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Abuse Survivor Resources - USA & Canada

Post by Jonesy » Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:25 am

USA
  • ASCA (Adult Survivors of Child Abuse) by the Morris Center
    http://www.ascasupport.org/index.php
    Support resources designed specifically for adult survivors of physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse or neglect. Support groups available in the US, Australia, South Africa and on the web.
    The Survivor to Thriver manual is available here - http://www.ascasupport.org/manual.php
    The Morris Center
    P.O. Box 281535
    San Francisco, 94128
  • Celebrate Recovery
    **Please be aware this site has religious triggers**
    http://www.celebraterecovery.com/
    Celebrate Recovery is a program designed to help those struggling with hurts, hang-ups and habits by showing them the loving power of Jesus Christ through the recovery process.
    Local groups can be found here - https://locator.crgroups.info/
  • The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education
    https://thecenter-ct.org
    The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education provides free, 24-hour confidential help to men, women and children who have experienced sexual assault. Services include counseling, advocacy and prevention education.
    The Center
    733 Summer Street, Suite 503
    Stamford, Connecticut, 06901
    Phone – (203) 348-9346
    Email – info@thecenter-ct.org
  • Domestic Violence Survival Kit
    http://domesticviolence.com/
    1-800-799-7233(SAFE)
    1-800-621-4673 (HOPE) in NY
    Information including getting advocacy support, legal process, safety planning.
  • Domestic Violence Prevention from SocialWorkDegree.net
    https://www.socialworkdegree.net/domest ... revention/
    List of over 100 organizations throughout the U.S. that offer counseling, advice, and even shelter to members of families where domestic violence has occurred. The sources listed include: advocates for better policies and social support systems, 24 hour hotlines and crisis counselors, and organizations that support and help domestic violence victims in their healing and recovery psychologically.
  • Inspiring Wellness Counseling & Holistic Health Center
    www.inspire-wellness.org
    The center offers individual, couple and family therapies to adults, teenagers and children with a handcrafted approach to fit specific needs.
    231 Sierra Dr., Suite 4
    Albuquerque, NM 87108
    (Phone) 505-948-0344
    (Email) curtisdaulton@gmail.com
  • Office for Victims of Crime
    https://www.ovc.gov/help/index.html
    Justice based site with resources, information, and assistance links for crime victims (domestic abuse, child abuse, elder abuse, trafficking, rape and sexual assault).
    General enquiries:
    810 Seventh Street NW., Second Floor
    Washington, DC 20531
    (Phone) 202-307-5983
  • RAINN (Rape Abuse Incest National Network)
    https://www.rainn.org
    RAINN is the largest anti-sexual violence organization in the U.S. It created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and also provides a live secure online chat for victims, friends and family. RAINN offers support and information about individual/group counseling, medical attention, reporting a crime, finding shelter and many other services.
    800-656-4673 (HOPE) (24 hour hotline)
    https://hotline.rainn.org/online/terms-of-service.jsp (24 hour online live chat)
    https://hotline.rainn.org/es/terms-of-service.jsp (24 hour online live chat, Spanish)
  • Safe Horizon
    https://www.safehorizon.org
    Safe Horizon’s mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities. Counseling, legal and court programs, safety planning and information are provided.
    1-800-621-4673 (24 hour hotline)
    For locations around NY - https://www.safehorizon.org/find-us/
  • The Sex Abuse Treatment Center
    www.satchawaii.org
    The Sex Abuse Treatment Center is a statewide program valued for its leadership and expertise in providing treatment services for survivors of sexual assault, preventing sexual violence and effecting change through public policy, awareness and education. They help adults, teenagers and children, both females and males.
    Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women & Children
    Harbor Court, 55 Merchant Street, 22nd Floor
    Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
    808-524-7273 (24 hour hotline)
  • Sidran Institute
    https://www.sidran.org
    Sidran Institute helps people understand, manage and treat trauma and dissociation. They provide information, resources and articles on the website, and therapist listings through their help desk. In addition, they offer educational resources to professionals, students and the media.
    PO Box 436
    Brooklandville, MD 21022-0436
    (Phone) 410-825-8888
  • Start Your Recovery
    https://startyourrecovery.org/
    "Our goal is to offer people a single source of relatable, reliable information at any stage of their recovery journey." Information about addiction to different substances, how it affects individuals and various forms of treatment and therapies are available on this website. There's also the option to search for local substance abuse and mental health resources.
  • Women Organized Against Rape (WoAR)
    https://www.woar.org
    WOAR provides a 24 hour hotline, free individual and group counseling to children and adults who have experienced sexual abuse / sexual assault, and hospital and court accompaniment. They also offer training in schools, social service organizations and the community.
    1716 JFK Boulevard, Suite 800
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    215-985-3333 (24 hour hotline)

USA & Canada
  • Survivors of Incest Anonymous (SIA)
    http://siawso.org
    Survivors of Incest Anonymous offers a self-help twelve-step recovery program for adult survivors of child sexual abuse. They define incest and child abuse broadly, and provide general information, including on how to start a new support group.
    To find groups and meetings, search the SIA directory - http://siawso.org/page-7166
    SIA World Service Office
    3945 Forbes Avenue, #448
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (Phone) 1-877-742-9761
    Email contact form here - http://siawso.org/email
  • Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP)
    www.snapnetwork.org
    SNAP is a volunteer-run organization that provides support and knowledge to all victims of clergy abuse, and advocates help ensure that in future generations, children will be safe.
    PO Box 56539
    Saint Louis, MO 63156
    (Phone) 314-776-9277
    (Toll-Free Helpline) 1-800-762-7432
    Email contact form here - http://www.snapnetwork.org/contact
    List of local SNAP chapters here - http://www.snapnetwork.org/snap_locations

Canada
  • Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal
    http://cwrp.ca/
    Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal provides access to research on Canadian child welfare programs and policies. You can search using the map or topic keywords.
    For general enquiries, email info@cwrp.ca
  • Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime
    https://crcvc.ca
    The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime provides support, research and educations to survivors of serious crime.
    100-141 Catherine Street
    Ottawa, ON
    K2P 1C3
    (Phone) 613-233-7614
    (Toll-Free Phone) 1-877-232-2610
    Email contact form here - https://crcvc.ca/contact-us/
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