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Support for victims of child sexual abuse and their families is vital for coping with the abuse itself, as well as any legal journey ahead.  Some organizations that focus on child sexual abuse are listed in alphabetical order below for your consideration. Don't be afraid to seek help. It may be difficult, but it is worth the effort to be as informed as possible about the process. It also helps to know that there are others who have experienced this type of pain and are committed to supporting fellow survivors and their families. 
 

American Humane Association

Since 1877 the historic American Humane Association has been at the forefront of every major advancement in protecting children, pets and farm animals from abuse and neglect. Today we’re also leading the way in understanding human-animal interaction and its role in society. read more →

A Voice for the Innocent

A Voice For The Innocent is a community of support for those affected by rape and sexual abuse. It is a safe, anonymous space for sharing stories and fostering strong relationships between people who have had similar experiences.
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Beau Biden Foundation

Beau believed in our better angels. He always said adults have a moral and legal obligation to stand up and speak out for children who are being abused – they often cannot speak for themselves. He knew the first lines of defense for a child who is bullied are that child’s peers. He knew every child was capable of courage, but that courage without confidence does not inspire action.  read more →


Centers for Disease Control - Sexual Health

The World Health Organization defines sexual health as a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity.  read more →

Centers for Disease Control - Sexual Violence

Sexual violence (SV) is a significant problem in the United States. SV refers to sexual activity where consent is not obtained or not given freely. Anyone can experience SV, but most victims are female. read more →

Child Help

Through treatment programs like Childhelp Advocacy Centers and Childhelp Group Homes designed to help children already affected by child abuse, and prevention programs like Childhelp Speak Up Be Safe for Educators, designed to educate children and aid in prevention, we can help change the lives of many.
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Darkness to Light

Darkness to Light provides a toll-free number for individuals living in the United States who need local information and resources about sexual abuse. Any individual, child or adult who needs resources about sexual abuse can call the Helpline. read more →

Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website

The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW) is an unprecedented public safety resource that provides the public with access to sex offender data nationwide. read more →

Erin's Law

Erin’s Law is named after childhood sexual assault survivor, author, speaker and activist Erin Merryn, who is the founder and President of Erin’s Law, which is registered with the State of Illinois and the IRS as a 501 (c)(4) non-profit social welfare organization. read more →


Fairfax County Virginia

Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services. read more →

Hot Peach Pages

National and International directory of abuse hotlines, shelters,
refuges, crisis centres and women's organizations,plus domestic violence information in over 110 languages. read more →

It's On us

This pledge is a personal commitment to help keep women and men safe from sexual assault.

It is a promise not to be a bystander to the problem, but to be a part of the solution. read more →


Janie's Fund

Janie's Fund is a philanthropic initiative created in partnership with one of America's most effective nonprofits, youth Villages, to bring hope and healing for many of our country's most vulnerable girls who have suffered the trauma of abuse and neglect. read more →

Love Our Children USA

Love Our Children USA was founded on a promise to America's children to keep them safe.   Their commitment is to break the cycle of violence against children.  read more →

 

The Mama Bear Effect

We are about people caring, uniting, learning, and taking action to protect children. To prevent the sexual abuse of children we need to look within ourselves and acknowledge the strength that we have, take the time to educate ourselves, and be proactive and steadfast against sexual abusers. read more →


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The CyberTipline® receives leads and tips regarding suspected crimes of sexual exploitation committed against children. read more →

National Center for Victims of Crime

The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. We are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime
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National Sexual Violence Resource Center

The NSVRC’s Mission is to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research. read more →


Not Alone

A unique collaboration at the University of Texas has produced a science-based, victim-centered blueprint for law enforcement to respond to sexual assault cases. read more →

Parents For Megan's Law

Parents for Megan’s Law and the Crime Victims Center is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse and rape, the provision of services to victims of violent crime, and elderly, disabled and minor victims of all crime. read more →

Prevent Child Abuse: Virginia

Prevent Child Abuse Virginia, also known as PCAV, is a statewide, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to prevent the abuse and neglect of children throughout the Commonwealth. read more →


Promoting Awareness/Victim Empowerment (PAVE)

SurvJustice is a national not-for-profit organization that increases the prospect of justice for survivors by holding both perpetrators and enablers of sexual violence accountable. SurvJustice provides effective legal assistance to survivors to enforce their rights in campus, criminal, and civil systems of justice. read more →
 

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization and was named one of "America's 100 Best Charities" by Worth magazine.  read more →

SafeBAE (Before Anyone Else)

SafeBAE (Before Anyone Else) exists to spark change in the culture by addressing sexual assault and dating violence starting as early as high school. read more →


Stop Child Abuse Now of Northern Virginia (SCANVA)

Our vision is that every child in Northern Virginia will grow up in a safe, stable, nurturing family, with the supports they need to contribute to stronger communities today and as adults tomorrow.
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Stop It Now!  

Stop It Now! was founded by Fran Henry, a survivor of childhood sexual abuse who learned first hand that standard approaches to keeping children safe from child sexual abuse at that time did not respond to the complex relationships surrounding most abuse. read more →

Stop Sexual Assault in Schools

We are a one-stop resource for students, families, and others who need information fast. We address sexual harassment/assault prevention, educate students about their rights, identify resources for victims, make the process of reporting simple, provide sample complaints, and empower youth, families, and advocates with engaging awareness activities. read more →


SurvJustice:  Increasing Justice for Survivors

SurvJustice is a national not-for-profit organization that increases the prospect of justice for survivors by holding both perpetrators and enablers of sexual violence accountable. SurvJustice provides effective legal assistance to survivors to enforce their rights in campus, criminal, and civil systems of justice. read more →

Together for girls:  Ending Violence Against Children

Together for Girls is a global public-private partnership dedicated to ending violence against children, with a focus on sexual violence against girls.
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