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Rape crisis hotlines

  1. RAINN is the leading national organization that runs the 1-800-656-HOPE rape crisis hotline. That hotline forwards calls to the local rape crisis center phone number. The online counseling is run by RAINN volunteers.
  2. Local rape crisis centers provide hotline assistance, often offer free counseling and support groups.
  3. University rape crisis and women's centers offer free counseling and referrals. They also hold women's week survivor awareness raising events.

 

Rape crisis centers

Rape Crisis Centers by zip code or state or the online hotline (chat)

http://www.rainn.org/counseling.html

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. This site provides a search engine to find rape crisis centers in your town. You just need to type in your zip code.


Rape Crisis Centers by Country and State

http://pandys.org/forums/index.php?showforum=42

This directory was created by the founders and contributed to by members of the Pandora's Aquarium support group.

 

Sexual Violence Coalitions for each state

http://www.nsvrc.org/

State sexual violence coalitions.

 

 

Violence Against Women

http://womenshealth.gov/violence/

Organizations are listed by state.

 

 

State websites

http://www.firstgov.gov/Agencies/State_and_Territories.shtml

The first thing to do is click on the state you live in and then click on the word search and type in rape. It can help you find resources available to you locally. Also see the legal section of the rape crisis pathfinder resources.

 

 

INTERNATIONAL CRISIS CENTERS and HOTLINES

World wide / International abuse and crisis help lines

http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip//internl.html


 

World Wide Directory of Abuse Lines

http://www.hotpeachpages.net/index.html

A world wide directory of abuse help lines.
Very comprehensive.

 

 

AiR- abuse info and resources

http://hotpeachpages.net/canada/air/

Canadian resources primarily.


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Related links: Victim blame

References:

Macdonalds, J. (2004). World Book Encyclopedia. United States of America: World Book Inc.

rape. (2006). Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved May 2, 2006, from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service. http://www.britannica.com/eb/article?tocId=9376486

Smith, M. D. (2004). Encyclopedia of Rape. USA: Greenwood Press.

Sedney, M., "rape (crime)." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Scholastic Library Publishing, 2006 <http://gme.grolier.com> (February 1, 2006).

 

 

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