ADWAS (Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services)

24-Hour Hotline: 202-333-RAPE. Washington, D.C. rape crisis center. Services include a 24 hour hotline, groups and individual counseling services for rape and incest survivors and their families and friends, a companion program to accompany survivors to hospitals, courts and police proceedings, low-cost self-defense classes, a growing library, training for professionals working with survivors and a wide array of community education programs including "Staying Safe" classes for children of all ages within the D.C. public school system.

Domestic Violence and Incest Centre

Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute
Links to other resources.

Generation Five
Generation Five is a non-profit organization that brings together diverse community leaders working to end child sexual abuse within five generations. Our programs provide leadership training to community members, activists and agency professionals and foster national strategy and information exchange on child sexual abuse.

Justice For Children
A national nonprofit organization of citizens concerned about children's rights and their protection from abuse.

Leadership Council on Child Abuse & Interpersonal Violence

Men Can Stop Rape

National Call to Action

National Center for Victims of Crime

National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information
This site has information on laws, statutes, and statistics related to CSA

National Organization for Victim’s Assistance

National Organization for Women

National Organization on Male Survivor Victimization.
Provides information for male survivors, including articles and reading lists.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, research and emerging policy on sexual violence intervention and prevention.

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
Search for your local rape crisis center.
National Sexual Assault Hotline, operated by RAINN, 24 hours a day at:
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

The Safer Society Foundation
A national research, advocacy, and referral center on the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse.

Safer Society Foundation Press
Hosted by Safer Society Foundation Press, a national, non-profit program dedicated to the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse. They provide publications for professionals, families, victims and sexual abusers and general information related to sexual abuse.


Sidran Institute
The Sidran Institute, a leader in traumatic stress education and advocacy, is a nationally-focused nonprofit organization devoted to helping people who have experienced traumatic life events.

Stop It Now!
Toll Free Helpline 1-888-PREVENT
This site is home for Stop It Now! a group that focuses on ending sexual abuse through non-punitive (recuperative) accountability for offenders. They have extensive resources, including an excellent web link directory.

Survivor’s Healing Center
Services and support for survivors of child sexual abuse

Survivors of Incest Anonymous

United Nations: Women Watch

Until the violence stops. V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM) and sexual slavery.

VOICES in Action (Victims of Incest Can Emerge Survivors):
An international organization that provides assistance to victims of incest and child sexual abuse.

Women Empowered Against Violence