Resources for Healing & Resilience – Online

Below are links to several organizations outside of Columbia that can provide support or advocacy.  In addition to these external resources, learn more about Columbia-specific resources that are available.


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A federally recognized nonprofit organization, 1in6 provides outreach, education and services for men who have experienced sexual abuse in childhood, and provides information and resources for survivors’ family members, friends, and partners.

The Anti-Violence Project

Part of the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, the New York City Anti-Violence Project provides free and confidential assistance to LGBTQ and HIV-affected individuals in New York City through direct client services, community organizing and public advocacy. The Anti-Violence Project was recognized by the White House for its work on intimate partner violence within LGBTQ & HIV-affected communities.

The Breathe Network

Education and training for professionals in survivor-centered, trauma-informed care. The Network also maintains a list of organizations and books for understanding the impacts of sexual violence.

Challenging Male Supremacy Project

Facilitates long-term group work with men and responses child sexual abuse and other forms of intimate violence and analyzes the impact of male supremacy alongside the personal and social transformations needed to end sexual assault.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

A network of frontline providers, family members, researchers, and national partners from hospitals, universities, community-based programs and centers across the United States working to increase access to services for survivors. Created by Congress in 2000 as part of the Children’s Health Act.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

The nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization, RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800-656-HOPE), and in partnership with more than 1,100 local-level service providers across the country. It also operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN offers programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.


Offers shelter, recovery, and renewal services to survivors of trauma including a 24-hour multilingual helpline, counseling, and community education and outreach to help women.

Safe Horizon

Safe Horizon is the nation’s leading victim assistance organization, providing support, preventing violence and promoting justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.

NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault strives to prevent sexual violence and reduce the harm it causes through education research and advocacy.

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence is the voice of victims and survivors. The organization aims to change society by affecting public policy and increasing understanding of the impact of domestic violence. 

NYC Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence

The Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) develops policies and programs, provides training and prevention education, conducts research and evaluations, performs community outreach, and operates the New York City Family Justice Centers