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					GENERAL SURVIVOR WEBSITES:

The Awareness Center - International Jewish Coalition Against Sexual
Abuse/Assault (JCASA) dedicated to addressing childhood sexual abuse in
Jewish communities worldwide.
www.theawarenesscenter.org

Being in Movement is a website that focuses on body awareness and
empowerment in a number of areas of application, one of which is abuse
recovery. By learning how to open and balance their breathing, muscle tone and
posture, abuse survivors can develop a state of calm alertness and compassionate
power, which will serve as a foundation for their healing journey. All the
resources on the website concerning abuse work are grouped together at
http://www.being-in-movement.com/flyers.htm


The Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness (CCAA) works toward public
education and awareness re child abuse of all kinds. They have taken a special
interest in sexually abused men as an underserviced population; and they
sponsor many educational workshops on issues faced by male survivors.
http://www.ccfaa.com/


Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CIBC) of Ontario, is a program
of The Ontario Government's Ministry of the Attorney General, Victim Services
Secretariat (OVSS). This program offers financial compensation for victims of
crime in Ontario, designed to cover both "pain and suffering" and costs of
treatment and rehabilitation. As such, it has been of great help to many adult
(male and female) survivors of sexual abuse, especially those who cannot
otherwise afford private therapy. On this page there is information about a 24/7
Victim Support Line (VSL) operated by OVSS.
http://www.cicb.gov.on.ca/en/index.htm

Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General's Victim Services Secretariat
(the parent agency of the CICB described above).
http://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/about.asp


End Abuse Now - http://www.endabusenow.ca/node/93 is a page about the
Hearing Healing Hope program of support groups for sexually abused men based
in Owen Sound ON and serving Grey-Bruce counties, including at least one First
Nations reserve. The program is explicitly understanding and supportive of First
Nations traditions and culture. The page is part of a larger site called End Abuse
Now, sponsored by the Grey Bruce Domestic Violence Coordinating Committee.
Just Detention International seeks to end sexual violence committed against
men, women, and children in all forms of detention.
www.justdetention.org

Many Voices is a bimonthly, internationally distributed print newsletter,
founded in 1989, for people recovering from severe child abuse or trauma, ...
http://www.manyvoicespress.com/


MILITARY RAPE CRISIS CENTER - http://www.stopmilitaryrape.org/


The National Sexual Violence Resouce Center serves as the nation’s
principle information and resource center regarding all aspects of sexual
violence. It provides national leadership, consultation and technical assistance by
generating and facilitating the development and flow of information on sexual
violence intervention and prevention strategies. The NSVRC works to address the
causes and impact of sexual violence through collaboration, prevention efforts
and the distribution of resources. http://www.nsvrc.org/

PAVE | Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment is a 501c3 national
nonprofit organization that uses social, educational and legislative tactics to
shatter the silence of sexual violence. ...
http://www.pavingtheway.net/

POKROV.ORG – A resource for survivors of abuse in the Orthodox Churches
http://www.pokrov.org/


RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest
anti-sexual assault organization and was named one of “America’s 100 Best
Charities” by Worth magazine. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual
Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and rainn.org) in partnership with over 1,100
local rape crisis centers across the country. The hotline has helped more than 1.4
million people since 1994. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual
assault, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. For more
information about RAINN, please visit rainn.org.
http://www.rainn.org/

Safe Society Zone works to address sexual assualt prevention in schools
www.safesocietyzone.com

Speaking out against Rape, Inc.® (SOAR®) runs national awareness,
education and prevention programs to empower survivors of sexual violence and
enhance the public's understanding and acceptance of rape victims.
http://www.soar99.org/about.html
SNAP - The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests
US, national support group for women and men abused by religious authority
figures http://www.snapnetwork.org/


Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE) is a human rights organization that
provides services, publications, and training to serve those who typically fall
between the cracks of domestic violence services: straight men, GLBT victims,
teens, and the elderly. We promote services for all victims and accountability for
all perpetrators.
http://www.safe4all.org/

MALE SURVIVOR WEBSITES:

1in 6 helps men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in
childhood live healthier, happier lives. This includes providing resources for
people who care about them. http://www.1in6.org/


The Gatehouse is a community-based agency in the west end of Toronto which
offers a wide range of services for victims of child abuse and their families --
notably peer-facilitated support groups for men sexually abused as boys.
http://www.thegatehouse.org/

John Howard Society
Supporting Adult Men – Male Adult Survivors of Abuse
Substance Abuse, Harm Reduction, Domestic Violence and Anger Management
http:// www.johnhowardtor.on.ca

The Men's Project, based in Ottawa ON, offers a wide range of individual and
group services for men, including men who've been sexually abused.
http://www.themensproject.ca/index.php?ID=1&Lang=En

The Silence to Hope Project - focus on assisting male sexual abuse survivors
who have been sexually victimized by representative of the Catholic Church in
this part of South Western Ontario

http://www.rcec.london.on.ca/abuse/SilenceHopeHealing.htm

The Victims Resource Center provides a wide range of services to men,
women and children who are victims of crime. These services include a 24-hour
hotline, support groups, counseling and advocacy for victims. VRC also provides
numerous educational programs for students of all ages, professionals and
community groups.
The Victims Resource Center is private, confidential and it's services are free. If
you or someone you know is a victim of crime, VRC can help. We guide clients
toward the path of healing. http://www.vrcnepa.org/index.php




SITES TO HELP SURVIVOR’S FAMILIES

Reform the Statute of Limitations on Child Sexual Abuse - working
towards the extension and/or removal of civil statutes of limitations for child
sexual abuse. By allowing access to the courts, we can ensure that victims will get
the justice that they deserve.


At the same time, experiences with statute of limitations reform in several
jurisdictions have demonstrated the power of such action to allow society at large
to identify predators and bring them to justice. When history has shown that
child predators are generally not one-time offenders, the reform of statutes of
limitations have the ability to protect the next generation of potential victims.
http://www.sol-reform.com/



Stop Child Predators brings together an influential team of policy experts and
community leaders with the real-world experience and a track record of proven
results to achieve these goals. Numerous organizations and individuals across the
country are motivated by the shared goal of protecting children and holding their
victimizers accountable. Stop Child Predators seeks to harness their work and
expertise by making one concerted effort to produce meaningful and immediate
results. Stop Child Predators will help:

      Parents of child victims to tell their stories
      Law enforcement advocates to develop solutions
      Decision makers to find stronger and more effective policies

Through outreach, education, and advocacy, Stop Child Predators is dedicated to
advancing three goals in every state across the USA:

      Penalty enhancements - Under current federal law, and in many states,
       offenders convicted of aggravated sexual abuse, abusive sexual contact, or
       sexual exploitation against children may not face imprisonment. Stop
       Child Predators is working with lawmakers and law enforcement to
       establish penalty enhancements for those found guilty of committing
       sexual offenses against children.
      Integrated nationwide sex offender registry - twenty three states have lost
       track of between 10% and 50% of their sex offenders. Stop Child Predators
       is committed to promoting an efficient and seamless integrated
       nationwide sex offender registry that is easily accessible to all
       communities.
      Victims' representation - Stop Child Predators believes strongly in
       protecting the rights of and providing a voice for all victims. Victims and
       their families should not only be heard during the sentencing of child
       predators, they should also be notified prior to the offender's release into
       the community.


http://www.stopchildpredators.org/



Sites to help Parents who are Dealing with Child Who Have Been
Sexually Abused or Molested:

Bikers against Child Abuse: Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) exists with
the intent to create a safer environment for abused children. We exist as a body of
Bikers to empower children to not feel afraid of the world in which they live. We
stand ready to lend support to our wounded friends by involving them with an
established, united organization. We work in conjunction with local and state
officials who are already in place to protect children. We desire to send a clear
message to all involved with the abused child that this child is part of our
organization, and that we are prepared to lend our physical and emotional
support to them by affiliation, and our physical presence. We stand at the ready
to shield these children from further abuse. We do not condone the use of
violence or physical force in any manner, however, if circumstances arise such
that we are the only obstacle preventing a child from further abuse, we stand
ready to be that obstacle.http://bacaworld.org/




CHILD HELP USA Exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational, and
spiritual needs of abused and neglected children.
http://www.childhelp.org/

The National Child Protection Training Center strives to significantly
reduce and seek an end to child abuse, neglect and all other forms of child
maltreatment in three generations through education, training, awareness,
prevention, advocacy and the pursuit of justice. The Center promotes
reformation of current training practices by providing an educational curriculum
to current and future front-line child protection professionals around the nation
so that they will be prepared to recognize and report the abuse of a child.
http://www.ncptc.org/

				
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