The links and phone numbers below are a sample of what’s available for better understanding, preventing, and responding to sexual abuse in a church setting. The intent is to help individuals who may not be good at googling get a head start on their research.
Disclaimer: Though most of these are well-recognized sources of information, the resources here are gathered, not necessarily recommended. If you’re aware of additional or better resources, do please let us know in the comments (or, if you’re too shy, the contact form).
National Get-Help Hotlines for Victims
- Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) Hotline: 800.656.HOPE (4673)
- National Sexual Assault Online Hotline (chat)
- SafeHorizon 1-800-621-HOPE (4673)
- National Domestic Abuse Hotline 799.7233 (TTY 800.787.3224)
Sample Local Resources for Helping Victims (Wisconsin)
Resources similar to these are probably available in your city, county, or state.