National Sexual Violence Resource Center

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) offers a wide variety of information relating to sexual violence including a large legal resource library.Website:https://www.nsvrc.orgPhone: 717-909-0710

National Organization for Victim Assistance

Founded in 1975, NOVA is the oldest national victim assistance organization of its type in the United States. They connect victims with services and resources and ensure that professional core competencies are met and maintained by those working directly with crime victims through credentialing programs.Website: 800-879-6682

National Resource Center on Violence Against Women

VAWnet, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence hosts a resource library home of thousands of materials on violence against women and related issues, with particular attention to its intersections with various forms of oppression.Website: https://vawnet.orgPhone: 800-537-2238


RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.Website: https://www.rainn.orgPhone: 800-656-4673


The ACLU has works to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.Website: 212-549-2500

It Happened to Alexa Foundation

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 throughout the United States with travel expenses during the litigation process.Website: 877-77-ALEXA (25392)

National Child Abuse Hotline

The National Child Abuse Hotline provides local referrals for services. A centralized call center provides the caller with the option of talking to a counselor. They are also connected to a language line that can provide service in over 140 languages.Website: 800.4.A.CHILD (422-2253)

National Children’s Alliance

This organization represents the national network of Child Advocacy Centers (CAC). CACs are a multidisciplinary team of law enforcement, mental and physical health practitioners who investigate instances of child physical and sexual abuse.http://www.nationalchildrensalliance.orgPhone: 202-548-0090

Break the Cycle

Break the Cycle inspires and supports young people 12 – 24 to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse. We are a culturally affirming organization that centers young people, caring adults, and communities in our prevention and intervention efforts. Our dynamic and diverse team believes that all young people deserve to live in a world where they can thrive.https://www.breakthecycle.or

The Recovery Village

The Recovery Village Drug and Alcohol Rehab delivers comprehensive treatment services for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. With locations across the country, The Recovery Village Drug and Alcohol Rehab offers patients a full continuum of care, including medical detox, residential services and outpatient programs.

The Network La Red

The Network/La Red hotline provides emotional support, information, and safety planning for lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and/or transgender folks, as well as folks in the BDSM or Polyamorous communities who are being abused or have been abused by a partner. Support available in English and Spanish.http://tnlr.orgHotline: 800-832-1901Phone: 617-742-4911TTY: 617-277-4933

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

A coalition of programs that document and advocate for victims of anti-LGBT and anti-HIV/AIDS violence/harassment, domestic violence, sexual assault, police misconduct and other forms of victimization.Hotline: 212-714-1141

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project provides a hotline, chatroom, and social network site for all LGBTQI people. Survivors can benefit from their support center and their network of trained counselors.Website: 1-866-488-7386


FORGE, For Ourselves: Reworking Gender Expression, is home to the Transgender Sexual Violence Project. Their website provides a list of resources for transgender sexual assault survivors such as mental health providers and support groups nationally and in Wisconsin.https://forge-forward.orgPhone: 414-559-2123

Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling

The Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling provides a directory of LGBT-friendly mental health specialists across the United States. Specialists listed are verified members of AGLBTIC, a division of the American Counseling Association.Website:

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)

NCTE was founded in 2003 by transgender activists who recognized the urgent need for policy change to advance transgender equality. Their website features a Know Your Rights section that covers discrimination, sexual harassment, and filing a complaint.Website:

A government website dedicated to educating students and schools about Title IX and sexual assault.Website:

Know Your IX

Know Your IX provides information for students about their Title IX rights in regards to ending sexual violence on campus.Website:

It’s On Us

It’s On Us is a national movement to end sexual assault. It’s On Us asks everyone – students, community leaders, parents, organizations, and companies – to step up and realize that the conversation changes with us. It’s a rallying cry to be a part of the solution. The campaign combines innovative creative content and grassroots organizing techniques to spark conversation on a national and local level.Website:

Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund

The TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund, which is housed at and administered by the National Women’s Law Center, connects those who experience sexual misconduct including assault, harassment, abuse and related retaliation in the workplace or in trying to advance their careers with legal and public relations assistance. The Fund will help defray legal and public relations costs in select cases based on criteria and availability of fundsWebsite:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EEOC is a federal program responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. On their website they provide a list of How-To’s that aim to help the survivors of workplace sexual harassment pursue justice.Website: https://www.eeoc.govEmail: info@eeoc.govPhone: 1-800-669-4000TTY: 1-800-669-680ASL Video Phone for Deaf/Hard of Hearing callers only: 1-844-234-5122

Equal Rights Advocates

The Equal Rights Advocates protects and expands economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls. In addition to offering counseling and know your rights seminars, the ERA also provides legal advice for women who have faced sexual harassment in the workplace.Website: https://www.equalrights.orgTelephone: 415-621-0505