International emergency links and phone numbers for crisis
situations are listed here.
Are you in crisis right now?
You can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline, operated by RAINN,
24 hours a day at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673), or you can search
for your local rape crisis center. If you are in danger call 911.
If you are reporting a rape you should ask the local
crisis center for a victim's
advocate who will walk you through the process. For
information on Reporting
a rape click here.
Rape Crisis 1.800.656.HOPE (4673)
Self Injury 1.800.DON'T.CUT (366.8288)
Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-TALK, 1.800.SUICIDE
Domestic Violence 1.800.799.SAFE (7233)
Gay & Lesbian 1.888.THE.GLNH (843.4564)
Catagories of hotlines and websites
Rape Crisis - 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
find a rape crisis center near you click here. from
(4673) and ask them to look it up for you. Feel free to ask
to speak to a woman.
A world wide directory of International abuse and crisis help lines
comprehensive world directory from HPP.
Injury - 1-800-DON'T-CUT (366-8288)
self injuring in an emergency.
hotlines - 1.800.SUICIDE (784.2433)
you're feeling depressed or suicidal now and need to talk to
we're here to listen.
Gay & Lesbian National Hot Line 1.888.THE.GLNH (843.4564)
and lesbian hotline
Violence Hotline - 1.800.799.SAFE(7233)
help in your
state from 4woman.
Health - 1.800.994.9662
reliable health information referrals for women everywhere.
your local police station
there someone you can call for moral
you in need of a hospital? Do you need to call a taxi?
up the phone number and
you need directions to their
house or a local hospital click here.
to do if you are raped.
information on what to do if you are raped.
wasn't your fault.
HOTLINES page here.
World wide /
International abuse and crisis help lines -
Aquarium searchable hotline posts
are a student free counseling is probably available through your
University. For rape crisis information for your school try this
google search. Please enter the name of your University. Example
and LSU and Counseling
you have a resource or rape crisis center to add?
resource is RAINN. RAINN was co-founded by Tori Amos and provides
the national sexual assault hotline as well as research and statistics.
The Rape, Abuse
& Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual
assault organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual
Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE. RAINN also publicizes the hotline's
free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual assault;
and leads national efforts to improve services to victims and ensure
that rapists are brought to justice. This site is the most well
known national rape crisis hotline available today. It was founded
by Tori Amos. Local rape crisis centers can be found at this location.
The information is reliable and scholarly.
source of information and support to survivors on the internet serving
nearly 1 million hits yearly through it's page and message views
in the chat rooms, forums and of course, the main site itself. The
resources are more informal yet the ease of navigation and scope
of information is excellent.
Abuse, Rape & Domestic Violence Aid & Resource
An Abuse, Rape
& Domestic Violence Aid & Resource Collection Web site,
which provides statistics and current events as well as other useful
information about sexual assault.
This site has
great links and is an excellent supplement for research or presentations
on rape crisis resources.
is a good source of perspective on an international level. V-Day's
mission is to end violence against women and girls worldwide.
Assault from World Health Organization
This is a very
comprehensive global overview of the problem of rape, sexual assault
and domestic violence around the world. It has risk factors, statistics
and recommendations for treatment.
Treatment Center (RTC) at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center is nationally
recognized for its exemplary treatment, education, and prevention
resources for victims from the OVC
Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Programs: Improving the Community
Response to Sexual Assault Victims
resources on rape
provides a menu of information including definitions for rape, statistics
and a directories of government resources.
Women's Health Information Center
information on what to do if you are raped. Scroll to the bottom
to see government resources for rape victims.
by State Resources
state resources. These are not rape crisis centers. Rather they
are the coalitions that help coordinate the rape crisis centers.
Sexual Violence Resource Center
Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is a comprehensive collection
and distribution center for information, statistics, and resources
related to sexual violence.
Rape Survivor Websites
community exists largely online in the form of personal sites and
support message boards.
Welcome to Barbados
is a Tori Amos inspired site for rape and sexual abuse survivors.
This site is particularly visually appealing and well developed.
A rape and sexual
abuse survivors site. This site was created by one of the founders
of the message board pandora's aquarium.
Greek Mythology, Persephone is the goddess of spring. According
to her story, she was abducted, raped and taken to the underworld
by Hades, the lord of the underworld. When her mother, Demeter,
found out what had happened to Persephone, she convinced Zeus to
force Hades to release her. Before Persephone could leave, Hades
made her eat a pomegranate, which meant that she would have to return
to the underworld for one-third of the year. According to the legend,
the time Persephone spends in the underworld is the time in which
there is winter on the earth. Because Persephone made it out of
the underworld, she can be called the first rape survivor. As rape
survivors we can take comfort from the knowledge that although winter
is hard, there is always spring around the corner."
is a support site for women who have experienced rape/sexual assault
in marriage or by another male partner
An upbeat site
for survivors of sexual assault. This is a site for female and male
survivors of sexual violence, including rape, attempted rape, sexual
abuse and incest as well as the people who support them. In these
pages, you will find my story and the stories of other rape and
sexual assault survivors who have chosen to share theirs, as well
as information, including pages on healing, medical and legal information
for rape and sexual assault survivors, and sections for child sexual
abuse and male survivors.
organized site with research as well as crisis information on victim's
services oriented around child sexual assault.
Welcome to Emergence
is another attractive site adorned with Pre-Raphaelite art works.
It is an homage to Tori Amos (founder of RAINN) as well.
that somehow, at sometime, someone else finds a piece of their own
strength and determination, and sees in the mirror their own beautiful
directory of trauma resources
directory of rape crisis syndrome resources and community links
from Pandora's Aquarium
a rape crisis center near you:
Hill, Raleigh and Durham, N.C.
to menu for updated link
to help rape victims please
Crisis Message Boards
section is moving to it's own
hotlines call 1-800-273-TALK Updated link
view Louisiana rape crisis center information click here.