Survivor Resources

Hotlines and Organizations

Resources For Survivors

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Website – NYSCASA is a private, non-profit coalition of community-based rape crisis programs located throughout New York State.


800-656-4673 – Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.HOPE.
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Joyful Heart

Website – Leading national organization with a mission to transform society’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse; support survivors’ healing, and end this violence forever. Joyful Heart carries out its mission through an integrated program portfolio of healing, education, and advocacy.


Website – NSVRC provides research and tools to advocates working on the frontlines to end sexual harassment, assault, and abuse with the understanding that ending sexual violence also means ending racism, sexism, and all forms of oppression.

Provider Resources

End Violence Against Women

Website – Inspires and educates those who respond to gender-based violence, equipping them with the knowledge and tools they need to support victims and hold perpetrators accountable.


Website – International professional membership organization of forensic nurses and other professionals who support and complement the work of forensic nursing.

SUNY Got Your Back

Website – Leading nonprofit in providing information and tools to prevent and respond to sexual violence. NSVRC translates research and trends into best practices that help individuals, communities and service providers achieve real and lasting change. NSVRC also works with the media to promote informed reporting.