Library of Resources

We know that lack of information is a key barrier in taking a step to prevent child sexual abuse. That's why we've also made available a searchable database of the resources used by our Helpline staff as an additional tool for understanding child sexual abuse and taking actions to prevent it. While we carefully review each resource, inclusion in this library does not mean that we endorse or recommend the resource. Please review any resource carefully for relevance to your own personal situation. 

To find resources, enter the title, a portion of the title or any key word to bring up all relevant resources.

Please note that we are always happy to learn of a new resource for sexual abuse prevention and invite anyone to forward resources to us for review. 

Titlesort descending Description
Kids Help Phone: Canada (1.800.668.6868): Organization

Phone and web counseling and self-help information for youth age 20 and under for individuals in Canada. Chat and text also available thru their website.
Tags: Abuse, Canada, Crisis, Hotline, Helpline, International, Kids Help Phone

La Strada International: European Network Against Trafficking in Human Beings: Organization

Anti-Trafficking network focused on prevention, public awareness, and intervention and advocacy for survivors.
Tags: Human Trafficking, Legal, Policy, Research, Victim Assistance, La Strada International European Network Against Trafficking in Human Beings

Lauren's Kids: Organization

Organization working to prevent sexual abuse through education and awareness, and to help survivors heal with guidance and support. Includes prevention workshops and curricula for parents, children, and youth-serving organizations and trainings for caregivers of children who have been abused.
Tags: Advocacy, Trauma Informed Care, Professionals, Speakers, Safer Smarter Kids, Lauren's Kids

Leadership Council on Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence: Organization

Scientific organization dedicated to providing professionals and lay persons with current research affecting public health and safety.
Tags: Conferences, Legal, Law, Policy, Leadership Council on Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence

Legal Aid Programs (Legal Services Corporation)

Search resource for locating local legal aid programs.
Tags: Survivor, Custody, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Lawyers, Legal Referrals, Victim Assistance

Linea De Ayuda En Vivo Para Las Víctimas Del Asalto Sexual Y Sus Familias Y Amigos (RAINN)

RAINN's online Spanish resources and confidential Spanish peer-support helpline. La Sala de Ayuda, a group chatroom, is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7pm - 9pm (ET). 24/7 help available by calling: 1.800.656.HOPE or 1.800.656.4673.
Tags: Adult, Assault, Bilingual, Crisis, Chatgroup, Chat, Helpline, Family, Friend, Sexual, Survivor, RAINN, Linea de ayuda en vivo para las víctimas del asalto sexual y sus familias y amigos

Loveisrespect (1.800.331.9474): Organization

Peer advocates available 24/7 to support teens with concerns about dating violence; text loveis to 22522, chat available thru their website, or call anytime 1.866.331.9474.
Tags: Child Survivor, Crisis, Domestic Violence, Emotional Abuse, Helpline, Hotline, Loveisrespect, National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline

Make a Report (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command)

UK reporting site for online sexual abuse, or potential abuse, of children.
Tags: Child Pornography, ChildLine, CSAM, International, United Kingdom, Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command, CEOP

Making Daughters Safe Again: Organization

Online community and information resource for survivors of mother-daughter sexual abuse.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Female Abusers, Female Sex Offenders, Self-Help, Support Group, Retreat, Workshops, Making Daughters Safe Again

MaleSurvivor: Organization

Support, treatment, and advocacy for male survivors of abuse.
Tags: Recovery, Self-Help, Therapy, Trainings, Workshops, Male Survivor

Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect (Child Welfare Information Gateway)

Fact sheet summarizing state laws regarding mandated reporting, including discussion of confidentiality and standards for reporting.
Tags: Child Protective Services (CPS), Intervention, Legal, Professionals, Parents, Sexual Behavior Concerns, Child Welfare and Information Gateway

Massachusetts Citizens for Children: Organization

State-based advocacy group promoting children's rights in Massachusetts through community education and mobilization, including the Enough Abuse campaign against child sexual abuse.
Tags: MassKids, Parents, Professionals 

Mental Health Services Locator (SAMHSA)

Resource directory to locate mental health services across the US.
Tags: Abuse, Healing, Professional, Recovery, Survivor, Therapy, Treatment, SAMHSA

Mothers of Sexually Abused Children (Circle of Moms)

An online community of parents and caregivers whose children have been sexually abused.
Tags: Child Survivors, Non Offending Parent, Self-Help, Support Group

Mothers of Sexually Abused Children: Organization

An online resource and support site for mothers whose child or children have been sexually abused.
Tags: Child Survivor, Non Offending Parent, Prevention, Self-Help, Support Group, Prevention, MOSAC

National Adolescent Perpetration Network (NAPN): Organization

Network of professionals working together to prevent children and adolescents from developing abusive and sexually harmful behaviors.
Tags: Conferences, Data, Research, Statistics, Training, Youths Sexual Behavior Problems, National Adolescent Perpetration Network, NAPN

National Association for Counsel of Children (NACC): Organization

Professional resource for attorneys involved in child welfare, juvenile justice, and custody issues.
Tags: Legal, Law, Lawyers, Visitation, Victim Assistance, National Association for Counsel of Children, NACC

National Association for Rational Sex Offender Laws (NARSOL): Organization

Organization that envisisions effective, fact-based sexual offense laws and policies which promote public safety, safeguard civil liberties, and offer holistic prevention, healing, and restoration.
Tags: Advocacy, At-Risk, Laws, Legal, Prevention, Public Policy, Sex Offender Management, Sex Offender Registry, National Association for Rational Sex Offender Laws, NARSOL

National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (NAASCA): Organization

Support, information and resources for adult survivors of sexual abuse.
Tags: Healing, Recovery, Support Group, National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, NAASCA

National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards (NACVCB): Organization

State by state guide of victim compensation boards to help with medical, transportation, emergency and other costs attributed to crime.
Tags: Financial Assistance, National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards, NACVCB