Dear squaddies and all other readers coming across this page, we know that the recent conversation surrounding Prince Andrew will be triggering to many survivors of abuse. Here is a list of American and United Kingdom based charities where you can find support. Know that you are loved and supported and that there are people ready to support you.
Note: we will be updating this with more countries based on the top ranking places our readers come from.
American Charities For Sexual Assault Survivors
NAESV is a partnership body that creates the link between state and federal governments and the local organizations busy working on facilitating legislation to help survivors of sexual violence. The group is responsible for establishing sexual violence service platforms that are funded by the government to render the needed service to survivors.
EROC is a body that works with administrators and students to ensure the best sexual violence policy is in place.
RAINN is the largest anti-sexual violation organization in America. RAINN provides prevention, protection and cares for victims of sexual violence in its services. People can contact RAINN through their hotline.
It is open to all. Survivors of sexual assault will find this a good link to a counselor for needed support.
RAINN also directs victims to utilize the various major federal laws put in place to help survivors of sexual assault.
Know Your IX is a body that educates students on their right to go to college without any fear of sexual assault.
The organization provides hotline services 24 hours of the day. It provides intervention and support services.
It also gives support to survivors of sexual violence.
PAVE empowers people to get organized and take action at the local level. This is done by teaching military members, students, and community leaders.
They teach them how to both respond to sexual assault and fight for the rights of people on sexual violence matters.
The Grateful Garment project has a mission to provide sexual assault survivors who have to give out their clothes in the hospital for DNA tests to have new clothes. This provides that caring attitude and love that victims need at the time. Donations are given to survivors to put on from the hospital back to their homes.
UK Charities For Sexual Assault Survivors
A website for men affected by unwanted sexual experiences. Providing self help resources, information and encouragement to self refer into local services.
Aurora provides counselling and support for adults who have experienced any form of childhood abuse.
Offers help and counsel to children.
Provides counselling support to victims of domestic and sexual abuse across London.
Confidential counselling services for male and female survivors of all types of sexual abuse past and present.
The London Survivors Gateway offers victims and survivors of rape and sexual abuse help to access specialist services in London.
Provides training, support and resources for adults who have experienced ill treatment and abuse in childhood.
Twenty four hour child protection helpline.
A registered charity which provides support and resources to people who have experienced sexual abuse and sexual violence. Run for and by people who have experienced sexual abuse.
Supports survivors of rape and sexual abuse in face to face counselling and a helpline.
Specialist services for women and girls that have been raped in England and Wales.
Respond works with children and adults with learning disabilities who have experienced abuse or trauma, as well as those who have abused others though counselling and advocacy.
Provide a twenty four hour listening service and also provides emotional support online.
National Helpline, email support and (Brighton based) drop in service for women survivors of sexual abuse.
A social group for women in East London for Survivors of sexual abuse.
A national umbrella agency supporting specialist services for survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
Tender is an arts charity working with young people to prevent domestic abuse and sexual violence through creative projects.
Professional body for psychotherapists can recommend a psychotherapist in your area.
Organisation involved in information giving, research and supporting Survivors with a special focus for Ethnic Minority and Asian Women.
Helps people cope with the after effects of crime offering support and information.
National Helpline offering support and advice to women who have experienced child sexual abuse, rape and domestic violence.