National and Local Organizations

Resources that may be of help to survivors and their partners

Note: This list is intended to offer help and support to survivors and their partners. It is in no way meant to serve as a replacement for the work of therapy nor is it an endorsement of any particular resource. 

Washington State Recovery and Prevention Organizations

Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress offers assessment and counseling for individuals and families affected by abuse (including sexual abuse) and neglect. A staffed crisis line is also available.
King County Sexual Assault Resource Center
Provides therapy, education, and medical, legal, and general advocacy services and support. Operates a 24-hour sexual assault resource line. Located in King County, WA.

Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
WCSAP's mission is to unite agencies engaged in the work of eliminating sexual violence through education, advodacy, victim services and social change.National Recovery and Prevention Organizations.


National  Recovery and Prevention Organizations

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The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. Their mission also includes serving partners, family members and friends by providing information and support resources on the web.

Darkness to Light
A nonprofit group dedicated to confronting childhood sexual abuse with courage to diminish the incidence and impact through education and public awareness.
Provides resources and support for men who were sexually victimizes as children, adolescents, or adults. This organization also provides weekend healing retreats.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
A comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, research and emerging policy on sexual-violence intervention and prevention, including an extensive online library and customized technical assistance. The NSVRC works to address the causes and impact of sexual violence through collaboration, prevention efforts, and the distribution of resources.

Partners of Adult Sexually Abused as Children: support website for partners.

Prevent Child Abuse America
Since 1972, Prevent Child Abuse America has led the way in building awareness, providing education and inspiring hope to everyone involved in the effort to prevent the abuse and neglect of our nation's children.

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and carries out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.

SNAP: Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests
The nation's largest, oldest and most active support group for women and men wounded by religious authority figures (priests, ministers, bishops, deacons, nuns and others).

The Safer Society Foundation
Providing resources to help create safer communities through prevention and effective public policy.

The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health
SASH offers hope and valuable resources to those seeking information about sexual addiction.

Stop The Silence
A nonprofit organization working with others toward the prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse.

Stop It Now believes that all adults must accept the responsibility to recognize, acknowledge and confront the behaviors that lead to the sexual abuse of children. Offers adults tools they can use to prevent sexual abuse. Their national toll-free Helpline is 1.888.PREVENT.

Wings Foundation
A private nonprofit group working to help adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse heal.

Hotline Support

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD
Dedicated to the prevention of child abuse.

Crisis Line (King County) 1-866-4-CRISIS, 206-461-3222
Offers immediate, confidential assistance to King County residents who are experiencing emotional distress.
The crisis line of Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress, which offers assessment and counseling for individuals and families affected by abuse (including sexual abuse) and neglect.

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center 1-888-99-VOICE
Offers 24-hour sexual assault resource line.

National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-HOPE
Connects callers with RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network) affiliated crisis centers.

National Suicide Prevention 1-800-273-TALK
Hotline support for those in suicide crisis or emotional support. Also offers support for loved ones.
Stop It Now offers adults tools they can use to prevent sexual abuse.