We are not a survivor services provider, but we want to give you the resources to find what you are looking for.
Although we do not offer survivor services, we are still committed to ensuring everyone has the opportunity to receive help. If you are in need of survivor resources, the following websites are here to help you.
I Need Immediate Help to Escape and Am Being Held Against My Will
The following services offer help to current victims seeking help to escape. If you are in immediate danger or your life is at risk, call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 888-373-7888 or 911.
Services in the U.S.:
National Human Trafficking Hotline – The National Human Trafficking Hotline offers Federal services for all in every situation. You can also call their 24/7 hotline at 888-373-7888. If you are afraid for your safety or the safety of others, you can text the hotline to get immediate help and connected to services within your area.
National Child Protection Task Force – National Child Protection Task Force provides services for children at risk and protection for current or former victims.
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) – RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN also offers safety and support after sexual abuse. You can call their helpline 800-656-HOPE for 24/7 assistance escaping, as well as be connected to services available in your area. You can also text RAINN if you feel unsafe to call.
I Am A Survivor and Escaped Trafficking, What Now?
If you have escaped from sexual abuse, exploitation or trafficking, the following services are available for you. For services by state, start at Matrix of OVC-Funded Human Trafficking Services Grantees and Task Forces. For protection and safety, start at the U.S. Marshal’s Service or Office for Victims of Crime.
How to Report Sexual Assult and Abuse – Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse & Assault is a national organization aimed at helping survivors after assault or abuse. Their website has different resources and helpful articles to navigate life after abuse.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – SAMHSA has a large data base of services available for substance abuse and mental health. If you need support, you can call their 24/7 helpline at 1-800-662-HELP, and you will be connected to immediate counseling services.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline – The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.
Office for Victims of Crime– Find services available for victims of crime through OVC.
Witness Security – U.S. Marshals Service – The U.S. Marshals Service provides for the security, health and safety of government witnesses, and their immediate dependents. This protection offers safe housing, medical care and funding for daily expenses.
Services for Survivors of Torture – The Services for Survivors of Torture (SOT) Program helps people who have been tortured in another country and are now living in the United States (U.S.).
Matrix of OVC-Funded Human Trafficking Services Grantees and Task Forces – Victim services and support coverage provided by OVC grantees and the OVC-funded human trafficking task forces. You can find services available in your state.
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children – NCMEC is the nation’s largest and most influential child protection organization, and offer support for current or former victims through counseling and legal assistance.
Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse & Assault – Legal Help – Contact HSSAA to get in touch with a team who will help with legal support.
I Need Counseling and Support
If you need counseling and support after abuse or help with traumatic events, the following websites offer support specific to sexual trauma.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – SAMHSA has a large data base that offers counseling support to victims. They offer services in finding health care, coping support, treatment and financial support.
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) – RAINN offers counseling support to survivors regardless of where they are in their recovery.
National Human Trafficking Hotline – NHTH has a large data base of available services for victims of all cases, status and basis of need.
The Survivors Trust – TST has support for all needs during your recovery journey such as trauma and wellbeing services and mental health services.
Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse & Assault – Child Sexual Abuse – Learn more about child sex abuse and what to do through HSSAA.
Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse & Assault – Types of Sexual Violence – Learn more about the different types of sexual violence and how to report them, or how to recover afterwards. This page also includes relevant links to other resources.
Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse & Assault – Online Dating Safety Tips – Safety tips on how to protect yourself and your personal information while using online dating platforms.
Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse & Assault – Ride Sharing Safety – Ride share safety tips and resources to utilize while using popular ride sharing apps.
Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse & Assault – What Consent Looks Like – Learn about what consent looks like and how to protect yourself and avoid dangerous situations, as well as available resources for sexual health and protection.
AddictionResources.net – Sleep and Addiction Recovery – Healthy sleep cycles can promote healing and recovery from addiction and substance abuse. AddictionResources.net offers an in-depth resource all about how to maintain a healthy sleep cycle, where to start and it’s benefits.
I’m Receiving Counseling and Support, But I Need Help Supporting Myself
If you need safe housing, medical, financial or nutritional support, the following services are available for you.
Office of Family Assistance – ACF provides states with block grants to design and operate programs to meet Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) goals.
Medicaid – The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) is committed to working in close partnership with states, as well as providers, families, and other stakeholders to support effective, innovative, and high quality health coverage programs.
Hud’s Public Housing Program – Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – SNAP provides food benefits to low-income families to supplement their grocery budget so they can afford the nutritious food essential to health and well-being.
Moore & VanAllen – Survivor Financial Courses – Moore & VanAllen has provided an online financial literacy course to help survivors navigate their finances after trafficking. This course will allow you to learn about financial stability and take control of your money.
I’ve Gone Through Counseling and Have The Support I Need, Now I’m Ready to Go to School and Get A Job
If you’re looking for educational and career services, use the following websites to find support.
Career One Stop – Find career, training and job search resources.
National Resource Directory – The NRD offers a data base of federal services available for finding education and training.
LINCS – LINCS has a large data base of instructional resources for education and career pathways.
U.S. Department of Education – The U.S. Department of Education has a large collection of resources to help you find education, finical services, and accommodations.
U.S. Department of Labor – WIOA Adult Program – The WIOA Adult Program enables workers to obtain good jobs by providing them with job search assistance and training opportunities.
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – FAFSA offers financial aid for anyone seeking higher education.
Find Your United States Attorney.
The federal government has a hotline to report victim identification or suspicious criminal activity.
Growing movement of concerned citizens, survivors, and professionals working to ensure the right of every person to build a life free from the devastating consequences of sexual assault and abuse.
If you have an active emergency, or are in immediate danger, call 911 or the National Human Trafficking Hotline 888-373-7888
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