Online Resources

It helps survivors to know that they are not alone.  On this page we have included links to other websites that offer support and encouragement to survivors through blogs, message boards, and chat rooms.

  • 1 in 6 - provides support for male survivors of childhood sexual abuse and their families
  • A Life Restored - A blog offering encouragement and information to survivors.
  • A Quiet Shame – A website dedicated to sharing survivor stories. Also provides links for survivors that wish to seek legal assistance regarding their perpetration.
  • A Voice Within – One survivor’s blog about her personal story. Contains links and hotlines
  • Abuse Consultants -Offers online counseling and information to survivors.
  • Admit To Child Abuse – A forum to tell other people how the author felt about being abused.
  • Adult Survivors of Child Abuse – Provides information, materials and on-line e-meeting for Individual and group support program for adult survivors of physical, sexual or emotional child abuse or neglect.
  • After Silence – A non-profit organization, message board and chat room for rape, sexual abuse, and sexual assault survivors.
  • After Silence: Rape and My Journey Back – Exploring attitudes toward rape and its survivors, and the process of recovery from trauma.
  • Angelic’s Abuse Survivors – For survivors of all types of abuse. Includes forums, poetry, and resources.
  • Angels In The Night – Support site for children of sexual abuse. Offering schudeled and moderated chats, tips and other resources.
  • Art of Healing – Established artist, Linda Ness, shares her many paintings about her journey of recovery.
  • Askios – Self-help group for women survivors of incest providing online information and support via website, message board and email.
  • Aurora Health Foundation – A registered charity in the UK specializing in holistic therapy services.
  • Beautiful Warrior – Works to inspire and convey the message of the human spirit to overcome obstacles, the beauty of nature, and God’s healing love.
  • Becoming Gold – Virtual support network for survivors of childhood sexual abuse, that encourages balance to the healing process through creativity, education and support.
  • The BirdSong Organization – A NYC based non-profit self-help group for female incest survivors offering a variety of support services including regular weekly meetings.
  • The Black Sheep Chronicles- Adult incest survivor’s experiences with the aftermath of incest and how and why it affected her relationships with her entire family.
  • Blatt Afram – A survivor resource based in Iceland that provides education and outreach to prevent childhood sexual abuse.
  • Breaking the Silence – Blog site of author/counselor Terri White where survivors can follow Terri through her journey and utilize her tips for healing.
  • Broken Wings Shattered Dreams – This site was built by a survivor of child abuse to show that life can go on. To bring awareness of what the mother of an abused child feels. Also to remember the children who died from the abuse they suffered.
  • Bryn Alyn – A website created for people who were at Bryn Alyn to connect and talk about their trauma.
  • Butterfly Gardens – A site dedicated to victims/survivors of sexual abuse and incest.
  • Catharsis Foundation – A site created to help survivors of all forms of child abuse.
  • Chasing The Wind- Poetry on sexual and physical abuse by a proud survivor
  • Chat4Healing – Offers self healing through breath, awareness, imagery, and gratitude.
  • Child Abuse Survivors Support – A peer support forum for survivors of child abuse.
  • Childhood Interrupted – One survivor’s blog about coping with the effects of abuse and the things that have helped them.
  • Colchester Rape Crisis Line – Provides counseling and support for rape victims, families and survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
  • Dancing In The Darkness – Help and support for survivors of rape and sexual abuse. A safe place to share stories, hope and courage.
  • Do EFT - Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) are used to reduce stress associated with trauma and PTSD. Dr. Kim Eisen provides services
  • Echoes – Created for survivors of rape and sexual abuse. Includes a personal story, articles, poems, and links.
  • EeyoreGirl’s Page – A Christian’s experience with childhood sexual abuse, her healing and her faith.
  • Encouragement for Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors – A site for those who have been sexually abused.
  • Erin Merryn – Live For Today is a blog about one woman’s healing journey and her work to break the silence.
  • Fort Refuge – Supporting community for survivers of all types of abuse including Child abuse, incest, rape, ritual abuse, psychological and verbal abuse.
  • From Surviving to Thriving – Support for rape and sexual assault survivors from a survivor. Includes forum, chat, and survivor stories.
  • Gary: A Personal Essay – Memorial for a child abuse victim who didn’t survive.
  • Generation Five – A movement to end child sexual abuse in five generations through survivor leadership, community organization and public action.
  • Gift From Within – A non-profit organization dedicated to those who suffer from PTSD
  • Healing Angels – A forum website where survivors can safely express themselves.
  • Healing Broken Angels- Information and help for survivors of sexual assault and rape.
  • Healing Broken Men – A website offering resources and workshops for men healing from the effects of sexual abuse.
  • The Healing Crossroads – A website for healing PTSD, Anxiety, and Depression Includes links to “The Anatomy of Emotions“.
  • Healing from Abuse – This site seeks to address the unique issues of the emotionally, physically, and sexually abused. Chatroom, helpful links, book recommendations, support groups, and Healing Steps,and more are included in the healing journey.
  • Healing Minds – A site dedicated to survivors of abuse and sexual assault.
  • Healing Through Creativity – site that provides survivor links and information. They host an annual art event for survivors of trauma.
  • The Hope of Survivors – Provides support, hope and encouragement for vicitms of clergy sexual abuse and misconduct.
  • I Am A Survivor Not A Victim – A survivor shares her story of sexual abuse.
  • I Forgive You Daddy – A blog where survivors can share their story with other survivors.
  • Inscriptions of Hope – Newsletter of writings from survivors of childhood abuse.
  • Isjohnseversonmyfather – A website cataloging one woman’s personal journey of discovery
  • Isurvive.org- A non-profit online community center for abuse survivors providing anonymous discussions boards, chat rooms and other resources.
  • It Happened to Alexa Foundation – A resource for victims of sexual assault to receive money to ease the burden of attending a criminal trial.
  • Jane Rowan – Jane shares her experience of healing from childhood sexual abuse.
  • Jenny’s Child Abuse Survivor Support – Jenny shares her story and poetry and offers support to fellow survivors.
  • The Journey Home – Victim of childhood sexual abuse until the age of fifteen, Pat Swinger tells the story of her healing journey.
  • Journey To Freedom – Hope and healing for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse and sexual assualt.
  • Journey to Healing – Offers help and healing for sexual abuse, incest and rape victoms.
  • Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project – A resource for survivors of childhood sexual abuse in the form of forums, chat rooms, help and advice.
  • Ksenia Oustiougova - A blog about one woman’s journey of recovery from incest.
  • The Lamplighters – A movement for victims of incest and child sexual abuse. Offers a recovery program for children and adults.
  • Linda Fossen - A help site created and maintained by a female survivor.
  • Losing the Way – Author Kristen Skedgell tells her story about surviving abuse in a religious cult
  • The Lost Sparrow Movie – Documentary about the effects of CSA and how it shattered one man’s family.
  • Lynne Finney – Author Lynne Finney, J.D., M.S.W., of the classic guide Reach for the Rainbow, Advanced Healing for Survivors of Sexual Abuse (and incest and ritual abuse), with extensive free information, articles, research, and resources.
  • Margreta Klassen, Ph.D. – Individual counselor’s website focusing on adult recovery
  • Male Survivor – A community established to help male survivors of sexual victimization. Provides information, chat, and message boards.
  • Midnight Secrets- Provides information and support for sexual abuse and incest survivors.
  • The Mighty Phoenix – Offers survivors of sexual abuse information to help the healing process.
  • Miss Kitty’s Place- Site offers useful information for victims, abusers and survivors.
  • Mollykat’s Resources For Survivors – Information about depression, PTSD, dissociative identity disorder and borderline personality disorders.
  • My Family Secrets – a blog site where users can anonymously type any secret they wish to divulge.
  • My Painful Smiles – A site to help the healing of childhood sexual abuse. A place for families to learn what the victims are going through.
  • My Twisted Sukha – This site deals with the affects of sexual abuse by a female perpetrator.
  • National Association for People Abused in Childhood ( NAPAC) – NAPAC is a registered charity, which has been set up as a result of a key recommendation by the National Commission of Inquiry into the Prevention of Child Abuse.
  • Netter’s Place – Abuse Survivor Links – Offers links to different sites for abuse survivors seeking support and self help.
  • New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault - Provides links and information for support groups throughout the state of New Jersey
  • Nubia Nations – a social networking site with links and information about the Karama Sadaka Foundation (KSY2); We all have a voice!
  • Off My Knees – A blog to help promote supportive conversation between victims and their families.
  • Optimystic- This site is about living with optimism and faith to overcome childhood abuse.
  • Our Writes – A forum where survivors can gather to find support and understanding amongst other survivors.
  • Pagan Survivors of Sexual Assault- A Yahoo! group for membership to pagans, witches, and wiccan wanderers who are survivors of sexual assault or are friends and family members of pagan survivors of sexual assault.
  • Pandora’s Aquarium- A non-profit registered charitable organization that provides a message board, information and chat room for survivors and their supporters.
  • Peaceful Haven – A personal experience of emotional, mental and sexual abuse.
  • Pressing On… – A site dedicated to the survivors of sexual abuse and incest. Provides practical info about sexual abuse, self-injury, eating disorders, quotes and fun links to nurture the child within.
  • Prysmstar- Survivor’s story, message board, poetry and links to other resources.
  • R.A.D. Online - A website designed to bring the Reactive Attachment Disorder Community together.
  • Rainbow Hope – A website dedicated to providing support and information for lesbians survivors of abuse.
  • Recovery – Short, original essays about all aspects of recovery from childhood abuse.
  • Recovery – A woman’s continuing fight to overcome the trauma of sexual abuse.
  • Restored by Him – One woman’s inspirational words about her journey towards restoration.
  • Ritual Abuse, Ritual Crime and Healing – Provides information and resources for survivors and therapists about ritual abuse.
  • Safe Haven – A site for survivors of sexual abuse and rape. Includes personal stories, poetry, tips, advice on coping day-to-day and an interactive message forum.
  • Safeline – This UK site provides information and help for adults who were sexually abused as children.
  • Sexual Abuse Centre – Provides support, counselling and information to survivors of sexual abuse and rape through a variety of services.
  • Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) – An organization that promotes research to identify sexual violence as a global public health problem.
  • Share Your Survival Story- A web site where people can share their own personal stories of survival. Includes helpful links and other resources.
  • S.H.E. Survivors Helping Each Other – Self help based charity for women survivors of childhood sexual abuse encourages a creative approach to healing and to promote public education and awareness.
  • The Silver Braid Survivors of Sexual Exploitation – Providing helpful information to those who have been victims of sexual exploitation.
  • Speaking Truth In Love – A religious site offering support and prayer for survivors.
  • The Spiritual Catalyst – Teal Scott’s website about energy and how to heal using that energy. Features Q&A, Poetry, Teachings, and Publications.
  • Stop It Now – Offers an online resource for survivors of childhood sexual abuse that helps to answer common questions related to recovery. Also offers a help hotline 1-888-PREVENT (1-888-773-8368)
  • Stop The Silence – A page dedicated to helping fellow survivors of sexual abuse. Includes support forums, useful links and personal experiences.
  • Survive – Survive is a registered voluntary organization that provides support and help to survivors of child sexual abuse.
  • Surviving by Grace – A susrvivor blog that provides inspiration and resources.
  • Surviving Spirit - An organization that provides hope, healing, and help through creative expression.
  • Survivor Matters- Information and support forum for any survivors of any type of abuse. Created by survivors for survivors.
  • Survivors Can Thrive – Meditations, resources and tips for sexual abuse survivors.
  • Survivors Chat – A support site, chat rooms, and resources for survivors of rape, incest, sexual abuse, or SRA.
  • Survivors and Families Forum – Offers articles, books, and forum resources for survivors and their families.
  • The Survivor’s Forum, a support forum for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Survivors Healing – Information to help survivors of sexual abuse in healing and the opportunity to share stories, experiences, triumphs and challenges.
  • Survivors Of Abuse in Religion (SOAR) – An online support group for survivors of sexual abuse in any religion.
  • Survivors of Green- Dedicated to the survivors of Dr Green, guilty of multiple counts of indecent assault against male patients in Loughborough, Leicestershire.
  • Survivor’s Personal Healing Journey- A survivor and publisher shares her stories of surviving sexual abuse.
  • Survivors Safe House – A safe and secure site for survivors and victims of sexual abuse regardless of age or gender.
  • Survivors Sanctuary – A safe place of support and resources for survivors of abuse, sexual, mental or physical. Everyone is welcome regardless of gender.
  • Survivors UK- Provides information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused.
  • Survivor’s Voice – A website dedicated to help survivors of clergy abuse.
  • Survivorship – Provides resources for survivors of ritualistic abuse.
  • Taalk – A website designed to bring resources and educational materials to survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
  • Taking Back Control – A resource and message board for sexual assault survivors.
  • Tamar’s House- Provides programs to aid in alleviating the long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse and assist survivors in healing from this devastating experience.
  • Tamar’s Voice- This non-profit organization offers help and support for victims of sexual abuse by clergy.
  • True Perspective of Sexual Trauma – Information on blame, therapy, dissociation, and anger. Includes resources, predator types and behavior patterns.
  • Victorious Heart – Raising public awareness on ritual and sexual abuse.
  • Voice the Silence – A personal blog about one man’s journey from statistic to survivor and advocate
  • WCSAP – A site that provides information and tools to get help after sexual assault..
  • We Are Survivors – A website that provides a platform for information about how adult survivors can cope with the effects of their trauma.
  • What you call Home. We call Hell.- Site on healing from incest, childhood sexual assault and rape. The affects and impact it has on a survivor’s life.
  • Wind Traveler – An online resource for survivors and their partners. Offers a self test and links for available counseling. In Enlgish and Dutch.
  • Whitedoves Nest – A site dedicated to sexual abuse survivors and their supporters. Share your story, poetry, art, and tips on recovery.

 

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