Resources for Survivors

If you or someone you know is looking for support, contact the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline operated by RAINN or call 800-656-4673 to be connected to a local sexual violence program.

If you were abused by a priest, please contact the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) by going to

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline—800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453)—is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the United States, its territories, and Canada, the hotline is staffed with professional crisis counselors 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. 

All calls are confidential.

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center and allied organizations throughout the country provide resources on understanding, responding to, and preventing sexual violence.

Below is a selected group of resources available online that address aspects of child sexual abuse and clergy sexual abuse and include tools for parents and sexual violence prevention.

It is by no means an exhaustive list, and we encourage you to connect with any of the organizations below as well as others for additional information.

For additional resources on all aspects of sexual violence, visit the NSVRC Library at



            Male Survivors           

        Parents of Survivors