Resources:

RESOURCES AVAILABLE BY STATE: 

Click here to search by state or zip code for resources for both civilians and military service members.

 

RAINN

National Sexual Assault Hotline, 1-800-656-HOPE, operated by RAINN which serves people affected by sexual violence. RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.  This website is for both civilian and military service members. 

 

NATIONAL SEXUAL VIOLENCE RESOURCE CENTER (NSVRC)

This site offers a wide variety of information relating to sexual violence including a large legal resource library as well as listings of organizations that provide services to survivors.

 

Find Resources for Survivors or Friends and Family by clicking here.

 

PAVE

A non-profit organization dedicated to providing support for survivors of sexual assault.  PAVE is also dedicated to educating communities, schools, and the military on prevention and detection when it comes to sexual violence.  PAVE works with civilians and military service members. To learn more, please click here

1in6

The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives.

Their mission also includes serving family members, friends, partners, and service providers by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community.

 

MILITARY RAPE CRISIS CENTER

The Military Rape Crisis Center is a survivor-run organization. All of their services are free for Active Duty, Reserves and National Guard members and veterans of the United States Armed Forces that  have been sexually harassed, sexually assaulted and/or raped.  They do not have a time in service or character of discharge requirement. They also are available to offer support to parents, spouses and family members of Military Sexual Trauma survivors to help their loved ones. All genders are welcomed.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DoD) SAFE HELPLINE

Department of Defense (DoD) Safe Helpline is a groundbreaking crisis support service for members of the DoD community affected by sexual assault. Safe Helpline provides live, one-on-one support and information to the worldwide DoD community. This service is confidential, anonymous, secure, and available worldwide, 24/7 by click, call or text — providing victims with the help they need anytime, anywhere. Hotline: 877.995.5247

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE (open to civilians and military)

1-800-273-8255. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. The Lifeline is comprised of a national network of over 150 local crisis centers, combining custom local care and resources with national standards and best practices.

VETERANS/MILITARY CRISIS LINE (SUICIDE PREVENTION)

The Military Crisis Line, text-messaging service, and online chat provide free VA support for all Service members, including members of the National Guard and Reserve, and all Veterans, even if they are not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.  1-800-273-8255 Press 1.  You can also chat/text via texting 8382550.  This is confidential and available to you 24/7.

SUICIDE PREVENTION FOR DEAF/HARD OF HEARING MILITARY CRISIS LINE

Dial 1-800-799-4889 or click on the link above and then click on the option for "deaf/hard of hearing" at top right side of page. The Military Crisis Line, text-messaging service, and online chat provide free VA support for all Service members, including members of the National Guard and Reserve, and all Veterans, even if they are not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.  This is confidential and available to you 24/7.

SUICIDE PREVENTION/MILITARY CRISIS LINE FOR THOSE STATIONED IN EUROPE/KOREA/AFGHANISTAN

 

EUROPE: 00800-1273-8255  DSN 118

KOREA: 0808-555-118  DSN 118

AFGHANISTAN: 00-1-800-273-8255  DSN 111

SUICIDE PREVENTION/TELL JAPAN 

This is a resource for those stationed in Japan or for civilians living in Japan who are in need of support.  There are options on the site that allow you to click on the option to chat or call in order to speak with someone.  To view options for contacting this organization please click here.

MILITARY ONESOURCE (Calling option for those stationed overseas, as well as those located in the United States, and can be connected to a trained counselor free of charge)

Contacting Military OneSource is easy — whether you’re in the U.S. or overseas. Military OneSource counseling services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you are overseas, call 800-342-9647 or 703-253-7599. Calling instructions for your specific international location can be found by clicking here.  Simply select your country of origin for specific dialing instructions.

Treatment Options:

THE REFUGE: A HEALING PLACE

The Refuge offers a Rape-Related Trauma Treatment and Rehab Center for rape and sexual assault survivors.  This is open to everyone.  You do not have to be a military Servicemember.  To learn more please click here.

LONE SURVIVOR FOUNDATION

Open to OIF/OEF/OND veterans who suffer from TBI, PTS, chronic pain, and or Military Sexual Trauma. Retreats are held monthly and take place in a variety of locations across the U.S. Learn more by clicking here.

THE WARRIOR CONNECTION

Since 2010, The Warrior Connection has been working diligently with Veterans to decrease the negative impacts of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Military Sexual Trauma, heal moral injuries, and reduce suicide. Learn more by clicking here.

CENTER POINT RETREATS

Center Point Retreats are nourishing, educational, healing and provide a peaceful and supportive natural environment for female veterans to learn tools for holistic recovery from PTSD, MST, and chronic stress. Learn more by clicking here.

OPERATION TOHIDU FOR MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA (MST) SURVIVORS

Melwood Veterans Services Operation Tohidu Retreats for Military Sexual Trauma survivors are held at Melwood's Retreat & Recreation Center located in Nanjemoy, Southern Maryland. In a safe and secluded environment, veterans, service members, MVS Staff and MST Survivors work together to address the stigma of MST.  It is a program run by veterans for veterans, and led by a  survivor who exemplifies and inspires post traumatic growth.  It is a 5 day retreat and free of charge to veterans, and active duty service members, including accommodations and travel. Learn more by clicking here.

STEVEN COHEN MILITARY FAMILY CLINIC

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals provides high-quality, accessible, and integrated behavioral health care to veterans, their family members and or caregivers. It is a no or low cost service available to any person who has served in the United States Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, regardless of role or discharge status. The Cohen Clinic uses evidence-based principles with a holistic approach to improve the quality of life for veterans and their families. Services are provided by trained and credentialed staff. Veterans and their family members are able to receive services individually and as a family unit at the same place with the same treatment team. The Cohen Clinic will also help to connect veteran families to community resources and services as necessary. Learn more by clicking here.

SOLDIERS FREEDOM OUTDOORS

Soldier Freedom Outdoors provides a safe holistic place where military can begin the journey towards healing. They serve veterans and active duty military personnel throughout the United States. The facility is known as Camp Freedom and is located in Melrose, Florida.  Learn more by clicking here.

PROJECT NEW HOPE

Project New Hope was founded in 2010 and established in January 2011 by a disabled Air Force Veteran, William H. Moore.  Its' vision is one of hope for every Service Member, Veteran, Gold Star Honoree, Survivor and Wounded Warrior who has felt the impact of service.  Project New Hope offers a chance for a full life without judgment for you, your spouse or partner, and your children.  Project New Hope believes in the healing power of mutual support, targeted services, and the camaraderie of friends. They welcome Veterans from all eras from across the United States. They have specific retreats for men and women veterans as well as the LGBT community. Learn more by clicking here.

PROJECT SANCTUARY

Project Sanctuary supports military families where they are right NOW. They have become a recognized leader in bringing health and wellness to military families. They address mental health first.  All veterans and military families who are referred to them, are first assessed to determine the level of need and services. All services provided are intended to help thrive and heal. Services are provided free of charge. Project Sanctuary also provides 24/7 Peer Support. Learn more by clicking here.

NATIONAL VETERANS WELLNESS AND HEALING CENTER

National Veterans Wellness and Healing Center provides week long retreats for Veterans, Active Duty Military, Reservists, and their significant others who have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The retreats offer traditional and nontraditional healing methods. Included are a mix of Native American healing ceremonies, equine reintegration training, yoga, aroma therapy, acupuncture, art therapy, Reiki, couple and group counseling sessions. It is provided in the natural setting of Angel Fire in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico. The retreats are only made possible through the generosity of donors and grant funding. Learn more by clicking here.

OPERATION WE ARE HERE

An online hub and additional directory of information to assist in seeking counseling, additional resources, and different forms of support. Learn more by clicking here.

K 9s FOR WARRIORS

K9s For Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to our Warriors suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, and/or Military Sexual Trauma as a result of military service post-9/11.

Their goal is to empower them to return to civilian life with dignity and independence. They are the nation's largest provider of service dogs for disabled American veterans.  Learn more by clicking here.