Childhelp| Childhelp Child Abuse Crisis Hotline
The Childhelp hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.
Darkness to Light| DarknesstoLight National Child Sexual Abuse Helpline
1-866-FOR-LIGHT | Resource Center
Darkness to Light provides a toll free number for individuals living in the United States who need local information and resources about sexual abuse. Available 24/7 and free of charge. Any individual, child, or adult who needs resources about sexual abuse can call the helpline.
Stop It Now| STOP IT NOW!
1-888-PREVENT | Online Chat
Stop It Now is a Helpline for adults living in the United States who are concerned for the safety of a child and don’t know what to do. The helpline is available Monday from 12 pm – 3 pm, Thursday from 1pm – 4pm, and Fridays from 12 pm – 3 pm. All times are EST. The helpline is closed for standard business holidays. All calls are confidential and will be answered by knowledgeable professionals in the field of child sexual abuse prevention.
800-656-4673 | Online Chat
RAINN provides support, information, advice, or a referral. 24/7 days a week. The Online Hotline works like other instant messaging and online chat systems, but with enhanced security measures. You’ll enter a private chat with a trained RAINN support specialist and chat live by typing messages back and forth. The service is completely anonymous and confidential—we will never ask you for any information that would identify who you are. You can feel free to share as much or as little as you like with RAINN.
1-855-4VICTIM | Online Chat
The VictimConnect phones are open 9am – 7pm EST Monday – Friday, and chat is open 10am – 6pm EST Monday – Friday. NCVC has a group of highly trained victim assistance specialists (VAS) who are dedicated to assisting victims. Each VAS has over eighty hours of training on victim’s rights, types of crime and potential solutions. NCVC is passionate about our cause and intentional in our actions to connect underserved victims of crime to the services they need.
1-800-FYI-CALL | Resources
More attorneys than ever are representing crime victims in civil lawsuits, although relatively few specifically identify themselves as “crime victim” attorneys. To assist you in finding a qualified attorney, the National Crime Victim Bar Association can provide victims with referrals to local attorneys specializing in victim-related litigation.
NCMEC provides support services to victims and families coping with the traumatic experiences of abduction and sexual exploitation. Services are administered by master-level trained mental health and child welfare professionals