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 had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood, and provides information and support 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 people in New York City through direct client services, community organizing and public advocacy.  AVP was named a White House Champion of Change for its work on intimate partner violence within LGBTQ & HIV-affected communities.

The Breathe Network

The Breathe Network provides education and training for professionals in best practices for delivering survivor-centered, trauma-informed care.  It also recommends a list of organizations and books for understanding the impacts of sexual violence.

Challenging Male Supremacy Project

CMS Project facilitates long-term group work with men and responses to specific instances of violence child sexual abuse and other forms of intimate violence; examines institutions of male supremacy; and explores the personal and social transformations needed to end this violence.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Created by Congress in 2000 as part of the Children’s Health Act to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for children and families who experience or witness traumatic events, this network of frontline providers, family members, researchers, and national partners works in hospitals, universities, community-based programs and centers in 43 states.

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.