Resources for sexual assault survivors

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The following organizations offer information and advice to sexual assault survivors and friends and families of survivors.

RAINN: Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network

-RAINN has a free and confidential hotline available to survivors online or by phone. Its trained staff members can refer people to local rape crisis centers and offer basic advice.

National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE

www.rainn.org

National Alliance to End Sexual Violence:

-This website has a contact list of the anti-sexual assault coalitions available in each state and US territory.

http://endsexualviolence.org/forsurvivors

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

-The NSVRC connects people with information, tools and expertise needed to address and prevent sexual violence. It also maintains an extensive library and virtual information bank of statistics, research, information and speakers on a variety of relevant topics.

1-877-739-3895

www.nsvrc.org

NotAlone.gov

-This website created by the "White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault" has a student tab offering information about what to do in the aftermath of an assault along with advice about how to file a complaint against a college.

https://www.notalone.gov/students/

LEGAL HELP:

SurvJustice

-This Washington DC based organization provides legal assistance to survivors who need representation at campus hearings, help securing safety measures and other accommodations, along with help filing administrative complains.

http://survjustice.org/survivors/

Victim Rights Law Center

-A non profit law center dedicated to serving the needs of rape and sexual assault victims. It offers free legal services to victims of rape and sexual assault throughout Massachusetts and Multinomah and Washington County in Oregon, along with training to attorneys and advocates nationally.

http://www.victimrights.org/

STUDENT ACTIVIST GROUPS:

Know Your IX: http://knowyourix.org/

Safer: http://safercampus.org

End Rape on Campus: http://endrapeoncampus.org

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