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The Brave Miss World campaign works with a number of advocacy, policy, and healing based organizations to ensure our commitment to put an end to rape. Scroll below to find resources in your area, or to attend one of our screenings and a “Brave Speak” discussion group, which promotes healing and empowerment.

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We invite worldwide rape crisis centers and other organizations, which provide assistance and support to rape victims and survivors, to send us their information and links to their sites so that we can post it here.

If you are in need of immediate help, please call 800.656.HOPE or click here for online chat support.
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NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

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Break the Cycle

Break the Cycle is the leading national nonprofit organization that provides preventive dating and domestic violence education and outreach to teens and young adults.

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Hopeline

HopeLine is a program that connects survivors of domestic violence to vital resources, funds organizations nationwide and protects the environment. To date, they have collected over 10 million phones nationwide, while donating over $20 million dollars to domestic violence organizations.

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It Happened to Alexa Foundation

Helps support rape survivors through the trauma of criminal trial, in the hopes that more survivors will go through with the persecution in order to put these perpetrators behind bars.

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Jane Doe No More

Jane Doe No More is improving the way society responds to survivors of sexual assault through education, awareness, advocacy, and support.

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Joyful Heart Foundation

Founded in 2004 by advocate and actress Mariska Hargitay, the Joyful Heart Foundation is committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse through innovative programs and has reached millions more through public awareness campaigns.

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The Leila Grace Foundation

The Leila Grace Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides prevention programs for campus safety to colleges.

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Love Is Respect

Break the Cycle and the National Dating Abuse Helpline collaborated to bring you loveisrespect.org. By combining our resources and capacity, we are reaching more people, building more healthy relationships and saving more lives. For support call – 866.331.9474

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National Domestic Violence Hotline

1−800−799−SAFE(7233) or TTY 1−800−787−3224.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline responds to calls 24/7, 365 days/year, toll free, translations in 170 languages, providing crisis intervention, options for next steps, and direct connect to sources for immediate safety.

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R.A.I.N.N. (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization.

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RehabCenter.net

A resource for survivors of domestic violence occurring in conjunction with substance abuse.

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S.A.F.E.R. (Students Active for Ending Rape)

Started by Columbia University students in 2000, Students Active for Ending Rape (SAFER) is the only organization that fights sexual violence and rape culture by empowering student-led campaigns to reform college sexual assault policies. Run by a volunteer collective, SAFER facilitates student organizing through a comprehensive training manual; in-person workshops and trainings; free follow-up mentoring; our Campus Sexual Assault Policies Database; and a growing online resource library and network for student organizers.

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S.O.A.R. (Speaking Out About Rape)

Speaking Out About Rape, Inc.® (SOAR®) runs national awareness, education, and prevention programs, aiming to promote self-empowerment and public understanding and acceptance of rape survivors.

SOVRI Helpline

Support for Orthodox Jewish Victims of Rape and Incest: 888-613-1613

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Stop Sexual Assault in Schools

We proactively address the epidemic of traumatic sexual harassment impacting our nation’s students. We provide students, K-12 schools, and organizations resources so that the right to an equal education is not compromised by sexual harassment, sexual assault, and gender discrimination.

 


CALIFORNIA

The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office Sexual Assault Hotlines:

Antelope Valley Sexual Assault Hotline: (661) 723-7273
L.A. Commission on Assaults Against Women: (213) 626-3393
Long Beach: (562) 597-2002
Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 978-3600
National AIDS Hotline: (800) 342-2437
National Rape Crisis Center Hotline: (800) 656-HOPE
Pacific Asian: (323) 653-4042
Pasadena: (626) 793-3385
Pomona: (909) 626-4357
Rosa Parks Sexual Assault Crisis Center: (310) 854-4319
Santa Clarita: (661) 253-0258
Santa Monica Hospital Rape Treatment Center: (310) 319-4347
Valley Trauma Center: (818) 886-0453

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Los Angeles Rape Treatment Center

The Rape Treatment Center (RTC) at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center is nationally recognized for its exemplary treatment, education, and prevention programs.

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Peace Over Violence

Over 2000 victims are served each year by Project Sanctuary. Many families have had the opportunity to break the cycle of abuse through the support and services offered. Individuals have been able to achieve greater personal growth and independence.

Project Sanctuary

Peace Over Violence is a social service agency in Los Angeles. POV offers a growing range of programs including one-on-one intervention in sexual assaults and domestic abuse, one-by-one prevention of youth violence and child abuse, and specialized services reaching underserved groups like Latinas, Deaf, Disabled and Elder, LGBTQ, and Youth.

 

MICHIGAN

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YWCA Kalamazoo

YWCA Kalamazoo provides services to anyone who has experienced any form of sexual assault. There is a 24 hour/7 days a week crisis hotline (269-385-3587). The YWCA also has Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) on call, ready to report to the YWCA if a SANE exam is needed (free of charge), with supportive staff or volunteers there to assist and support the survivor. Full time sexual assault victim advocates are also available for individual supportive counseling and to advocate for clients in anyway possible.

 

MINNESOTA

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Pandora’s Project

Pandora’s Project offers peer support to anyone who has been a victim of rape, sexual assault, or sexual abuse through our online support group, Pandora’s Aquarium. We believe that connecting with other rape and sexual abuse survivors is an important part of healing. Our online support group includes a message board, chat room, and blogs. It is free to join and is safely moderated by a diverse group of survivors.

 

MISSOURI

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Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA)

In 1969, a metropolitan-wide coalition of criminal justice, health, mental health, and other professionals came together with committed advocates to address the needs of those who had been sexually assaulted. In 1972, they created an organization dedicated to educating the broad bi-state Kansas City area, launched an emergency hotline, and took action 24/7.

 

NEW JERSEY

 

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New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault

NJCASA represents the collective voice of sexual violence survivors, their loved ones, and 22 service programs across the state.

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Womanspace

Womanspace is a leading not-for-profit agency in Mercer County, New Jersey providing a comprehensive array of services to individuals impacted by domestic and sexual violence and dedicated to improving the quality of life for women and their families.

 

NEW MEXICO

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Albuquerque SANE Collaborative

The Albuquerque SANE Collaborative serves sexual assault and domestic violence victims by providing immediate, compassionate, culturally sensitive, and comprehensive medical treatment and forensic evaluation by nurse experts.

 

NEW YORK

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Crime Victims Treatment Center of St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital

The largest and most comprehensive hospital-based victim assistance program in New York State. CVTC is a model for other health care institutions in the United States and around the world in the respectful treatment of survivors of family and intimate partner violence, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, and other forms of violence and crime.

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New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault

The NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault defines sexual violence as: Any completed or attempted sexual act against a person’s will or against a person unable to give consent.

 

OHIO

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Cleveland Rape Crisis Center

Supports survivors of sexual violence, promotes prevention and creates social change.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

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Pittsburgh Action Against Rape – PAAR

Founded in 1972 by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Organization of Women (NOW) in response to a series of rapes, this group of lawyers, health professionals, and activists believed victims of sexual assault should have expert assistance directly following the commission of the crime.

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

Darkness to Light

D2L believes that learning the facts about childhood sexual abuse helps prevent it. Talking about it helps prevent it. Getting involved helps prevent it. The truth is, if childhood sexual abuse can be prevented, it can be stopped. That’s why D2L exists – to empower adults through awareness and educational programs to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to childhood sexual abuse.

 

TEXAS

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The Rape Crisis Center

The Rape Crisis Center for children and adults was founded in 1975 to provide comprehensive services to sexual assault victims and their families.

 

WISCONSIN

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Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center

Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center works with individuals and communities through comprehensive services and education to create a culture of intolerance for sexual violence and an atmosphere of healing for those impacted by it.


 

INTERNATIONAL

STUDENTS ABROAD

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SASARI

To provide students traveling abroad for educational purposes with the resources they need to prevent, respond to, or recover from a sexual assault.

AUSTRALIA

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Tzedek

An Australian-based advocacy group for Jewish victims/survivors of child sexual abuse—promoting their needs and interests and offering them and other relevant stakeholders a range of services.

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Adults Surviving Child Abuse

ASCA commenced in the first instance to address Child Sexual Assault and due to its complex nature decided to change its name as to include all forms of Child Abuse. This is evident in the nature of the silencing of the victims and the psychological impact and ongoing abuse by immediate family and friends, as to keep the victim/survivor from speaking out.

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Heal For Life

Heal For Life Foundation began as one person’s dream, to meet a very specific need: to establish safe places for survivors of childhood trauma to find healing. To be empowered to heal from the effects of their childhood trauma, such as depression, anxiety, suicidality, mental illness and adverse coping strategies.

CANADA

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The Toronto Rape Crisis Centre

TRCC/MWAR is a grassroots, women-run collective working towards a violence-free world by providing anti-oppressive, feminist peer support to survivors of sexual violence through support, education and activism.

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Winnipeg Manitoba Canada – Klinic

The Klinic Crisis Program operates a variety of crisis phone lines and online support services, providing free and confidential counselling, support and referrals for people who are suicidal, in crisis or struggling to cope.

ISRAEL

 

Tel Aviv Rape Crisis Center

 
Crisis Center Sexual Assault Tel Aviv, Israel’s first established in 1978 by the feminist movement, following the suicide of a student at the University of Tel – Aviv, if the child, who returned home from school and raped in the fields surrounding the university.

GERMANY

 

Wildwasser e.V.

 
Whitewater is a registered as a non-profit association of women and is in Berlin support the following deals: Counseling centers for girls in Wedding and Mitte,
Girls emergency, Intercultural Wohngruppe DonyA for girls, Outpatient educational assistance, and Women self-help with Women’s counseling.

SOUTH AFRICA

 

FEW (Forum for the Empowerment of Women)

 

The Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW) is a non-profit organization focusing in the LGBTI sector.

 

Teddy Bear Clinic

 

The Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children (TTBC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring abused children are protected and rehabilitated.

UNITED KINGDOM

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Rape Crisis Centre

Rape Crises supports women and girls in England and Wales who have been sexually abused, raped or sexually exploited at any time in their lives. I have been helped by Rape Crises and highly recommend them.