Child Abuse Survivor Resources

ChildhelpChildhelp 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 LightDarkness to Light National Child Sexual Abuse Helpline

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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! 

Stop it Now1-888-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.

RAINN| Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network’s National Sexual Assault Hotline 

RAINN800-656-4673 | 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.

NCVC| The National Center for Victims of Crime 

victim connect 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.

NCVBA| National Crime Victim Bar Association

National Crime Victim Bar1-800-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| The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children 

NCMEC.GIFNCMEC 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