While we want to provide you with an opportunity to bond with other survivors of sexual assault, there are times when you may want to reach out to someone with more experience in helping others. Here is a list of some resources that can help you.
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
Sexual Assault Hotline (800)-656-HOPE (4673)
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is an American anti-sexual assault organization, the largest in the United States. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and carries out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims, and to ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
Overcoming Sexual Victimization of Boys & Men
MaleSurvivor provides critical resources to male survivors of sexual trauma and all their partners in recovery by building communities of Hope, Healing, & Support.
The YWCA Support Network (Domestic Violence)
Assists women and families suffering from relationship abuse by providing a residential shelter, immediate and long-term clinical counseling, child therapy, teen dating violence prevention, support groups, legal advocacy, and other critical services. 24- hour toll free bilingual (English & Spanish) crisis line for victims, as well as their friends, families, co-workers, and neighbors.
Domestic Violence Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
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.
Rape Crisis Hotline
YWCA & Stanford
For immediate confidential and anonymous assistance, call the YWCA Stanford dedicated Rape Crisis Hotline. You may call regardless of whether you are a victim of sexual assault, know someone who is, or would like further information.
Office of Sexual Assault & Relationship Abuse Education & Response
SARA facilitates the coordinated, comprehensive, & consistent response to interpersonal relationship violence. With a focus on prevention education, intervention, and outreach, they collaborate with all members of the Stanford campus community to increase awareness and promote a culture of safety and respect.
The Bridge Peer Counseling Center
(650) 725-2485 (24 hours)
Peer counseling and support. Staff members serve as volunteer counselors for a few hours each week after completing the 10-week training course.