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A Non-Profit Organization for Child Abuse Survivors Learning to Thrive

Abuse Survivor Resources — USA, Canada and other

The Sex Abuse Treatment Center

We help adults, teenagers and children; both females and males.

55 Merchant Street, 22nd Floor

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

24/7 Crisis Hotline; 1-808-524-7273

Take Back The Night (TBTN)

This foundation serves to create safe communities and respectful relationships through awareness events and initiatives.

An automated email contact is available on their website.


Survivors of Incest Anonymous (SIA)
Offers self-help twelve-step recovery program for adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Defines incest and child abuse broadly. Provides general information, as well as information on how to start a new support group.
World Service Office
P.O. Box 190
Benson, MD 21018-9998
(410)- 893-3322


Incest Survivors Anonymous (ISA)
Self-help, mutual-help twelve-step support groups for survivors. For groups & meeting information and literature write them, (specify you are a survivor) or call.
P.O. Box 17245
Long Beach, CA. 90807-7245


RAINN (Rape Abuse Incest National Network )
Operates the U.S. National Sexual Assault Hotline and also provides a 24 live secure online hotline for victims, friends and family. Offers support and information about individual/group counseling, medical attention, reporting a crime, finding shelter and many other services.
2000 L Street NW, Suite 406
Washington, DC 20036
(800)-656-HOPE or 4673 (24 hour hotline) (24 hour online hotline)


Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR)
(215)-985-3333 (24 hour hotline)

They provide crisis intervention services to help survivors who have recently been sexually assaulted.
They also provide counseling and advocacy for survivors of sexual assault and sexual abuse, community education and public information about sexual violence.
One Penn Center
1617 JFK Boulevard Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215)-985-9111 fax


Domestic Violence Survival
(800)- 799-7233(SAFE)
(800)-621-4673 (HOPE) in NY
Information and referrals to shelters, crisis, long and short-term counseling, legal assistance, document replacement, lock replacement


Sources for Domestic Violence Prevention from
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.


Safe Horizon
Safe Haven provides resources for domestic violence, rape, sexual assault and incest victims. NY Area programs include services for domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, child abuse, stalking, human trafficking, and homeless youths.
2 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10007
(212)-385-0331 fax


YWCA Rape Crisis Center
Area programs include a 24-hour crisis line for survivors, family members, and friends, accompaniment of survivors to hospital and through the reporting and judicial process, peer support groups, child abuse and assault prevention programs and free confidential crisis counseling.
375 South Third Street
San Jose, CA 95112
(800)-572-2782 (domestic violence crisis line)
(408)-287-3000 (24 hour rape crisis line)
(650)-493-7273 (24 hour rape crisis line)


The Sexual Assault Crisis Center
Programs include state-wide Spanish and English 24-hour hotlines, individual short-term counseling, support groups, advocacy and benefit assistance.
1 Dock Street, Suite 320
Stamford , CT 06902
(888)-999-5545 (24-hour hotline, English)
(888)-568-8332 (24-hour hotline, Spanish)


Office for Victims of Crimes
Justice based site with resources, information, and assistance links for crime victims (domestic abuse, child abuse, elder abuse, trafficking, rape and sexual assault).
PO Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20850-6000
fax (301)-251-5212


Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests- SNAP
SNAP provides support and knowledge to all victims of clergy abuse and advocates helping ensure that in future generations, children will be safe. (U.S. & Canada)
PO Box 6416
Chicago, IL 60680-6416
(312) 455-1499
(877) 762-7432


ASCA (Adult Survivors of Child Abuse) by the Morris Center
Support resources designed specifically for adult survivors of physical, sexual, and/or emotional child abuse or neglect. Support groups in the USA, Australia, South Africa and on the web. The Survivor to Thriver Manual is available here.
The Morris Center
P.O. Box 14477
San Francisco, CA 94114


Gift From Within (GFW)
This site is dedicated to those who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), those at risk for PTSD, and those who care for traumatized individuals. Articles, book reviews, coping ideas poetry and peer support through the pal network for women suffering from PTSD.
16 Cobb Hill Rd.
Camden, Maine 04843
Fax: (207)-236-2818


Pandora’s Project
This site provides support and resources for survivors of rape and sexual abuse. Included are articles and resources as well as a support forum and chat area. It is one of the few forum sites open to minor survivors (16 and older).
3109 W. 50th Street, Suite #320
Minneapolis, MN 55410


Sidran Institute
This site specializing on PTSD and dissociation provides information, resources, media, articles, therapist listings and educational information for survivors and their loved ones. In addition they offer educational resources to professionals, students and the media.
PO Box 436
Brooklandville, MD 21022-0436
Fax: 410-560-0134


This site provides resources, healing, and community for survivors of ritual abuse; training and education for professionals who may serve RA survivors; and support for survivors’ partners and other allies.


The Wounded Healer Journal
This is an active bulletin board with discussion groups. This site also has a directory of therapists. is the largest consumer mental health site, providing comprehensive, trusted information on psychological disorders and psychiatric medications from both a consumer and expert point of view. They have an active mental health social network for support, online psychological tests, breaking mental health news, mental health videos, our documentary films, a live mental health TV show, unique tools like our “mediminder” and more.


Blooming Lotus
Blooming Lotus is a blog written by Faith, who became a member of isurvive in December 2003. The blog describes her journey and experiences in healing from child abuse. It is no longer active, however it still contains many helpful discussions and comments covering 5 years (2007-2012).


ASCA (Adult Survivors of Child Abuse), Australia
ASCA is a national organization which works to improve the lives of adult survivors of child abuse throughout Australia. Resources include: daily safety tools, crisis help, court info, ASCA workshops, etc.
PO Box 597
Milsons Point
NSW 1565
(02) 8920 3611


ACSSA (Australian Institute of Family Studies), Australia
ACSSA is a central collection point for research, information and resources about sexual assault in Australia. Their resources include crisis support for adult survivors of sexual abuse.
Level 20 South Tower
485 La Trobe Street
Ph: +61 3 9214 7888, Fax: +61 3 9214 7839


1800RESPECT, Australia
National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service for people living in Australia. They assist people who have been or who are affected by sexual assault, domestic or family violence by providing online and telephone counseling. Resources are also available for loved ones and professionals.
PO Box 4069 Lane Cove
NSW 2066
Ph: 1800 737 732


Recovery Canada – The Wellness Network
This site offers a reading center, book reviews submitted by survivors, creative writing by survivors and password-protected forums.
2-558 Upper Gage Avenue, Suite 250
Hamilton, ON
L8V 4J6
Fax: (905)-383-3200


Beat – beating eating disorders, UK
This site provides helpline services, for both adult and youth struggling with eating disorders or compulsive eating via telephone, text and email. They offer support groups in the UK and also offer adult support groups online and message boards for both youth and adults. They have a scheduled live chat room for support. Beat’s resources include a HelpFinder that can link those in the UK with services, support groups and counselors.


Domestic Violence Resource, UK
Domestic violence facts are hard to come by as victims maybe scared to come forward or trying to build up some kind of domestic violence defense. This website has been split into sections to help people get the right advice in dealing with the situation and getting domestic violence help.