If you or a loved one are in a situation of emergency,
please call 911 right away.
For 24/7 support and to report child sexual abuse
Call (240) END-1IN4
All calls are answered by the 24/7 Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
Resources to help victims, survivors, families, and communities.
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Childhelp exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children. The organization focuses its efforts on advocacy, intervention, treatment, prevention, family resilience and community outreach. Childhelp operates the 24/7 National Child Abuse hotline.
Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals as well as the public to information, resources, and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more.
For a list of local and county child welfare agencies, click here
Coalition for Children works to increase child safety, prevent child abuse, bullying, and interpersonal violence. Currently, the following prevention and recovery programs are free for use around the world: the Take A StandProgram, the REACH, the CHALLENGE and RECOVERY programs.
Darkness to Light is a non-profit committed to empowering adults to prevent child sexual abuse. The organization's work is guided by the vision of a world free from child sexual abuse, where children can grow up happy, healthy and safe—knowing that prevention is possible, and believing that it is an adult responsibility to protect children. The organization operates a 24/7 helpline with trained counsellors, resources, and support.
Talking about sexual abuse is hard, especially when you care about the people involved. The organization's specialized resources will help you learn how to speak up about your concerns and take the next steps toward a healthier, happier tomorrow. Stop It Now! prevents the sexual abuse of children by mobilizing adults, families and communities to take actions that protect children before they are harmed.
The center places special emphasis on improving services and programs to promote mental/behavioral health, including depression screening and follow-up; and offers two flagship toolkits on clinical preventive services guidelines, one each for adolescents and young adults that are available for download on the web site.
The NCAC models, promotes, and delivers excellence in child abuse response and prevention through service, education, and leadership. To find a local children's advocacy center,
please click on the logo above to connect to a State Chapter or click here.
Overcoming Child Sexual Abuse—The Podcast is a positive and uplifting podcast series to help overcome the struggles that remain in our adult lives from experiences of child sexual abuse. In this series, Kathy Andersen, award-winning self-development author, "overcomer" of childhood sexual abuse, and CEO & Founder of END1IN4, brings together leading experts and inspiring contributors to help adults break free from the ongoing trauma, triggers, and turmoil of child sexual abuse and create a life filled with authentic happiness. It's never too late to overcome abuse and live the life that sets you free!
MaleSurvivor is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism. Formed in 1995, MaleSurvivor has an international membership of over 15,000 registered members from over 200 countries in the world.
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. You can find information about the NAMI helpline and other support resources, as well as local chapters in your community, on the organization's web site. Click the logo above.
Pandora’s Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information, support, and resources to survivors of rape and sexual abuse and their friends and family. The organization has been devoted to recovery and healing since 1999. Pandora’s Project offers peer support to anyone who has been a victim of sexual abuse through its online support group, Pandora’s Aquarium. At its core, the organization believes that connecting with other survivors is an important part of healing.