Stop It Now!
351 Pleasant St., Suite 319, Northampton, MA 01060
Helpline: 1.888.PREVENT (1.888.773.8368) M-F, 9 AM - 6 PM EST
This resource is available to adults who ar concerned about their own or another person's sexualized behavior towards a child. It functions as a collaboration or network of community-based programs. Help is available through the website or the Helpline. Support, information, and resources are available with the goal of keeping children safe and creating safer and healthier communities. Darkness to Light
247 Meeting Street, Suite 200, Charleston, SC 29401
Office: (843) 965-5444 Fax: (843) 965-5449
Provides information on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Initiatives include national media campaign, 7 Steps to Protecting Children, national helpline and website, and advocacy for changing laws and policies to better protect children.Stop the Silence: Stop Child Sexual Abuse, Inc.
P.O. Box 127, Glenn Dale, MD 20769
Toll free: 1-866-397-2309
E-mail: email@example.com www.stopcsa.org
Works toward prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse. Goals of increased awareness and addressing relationship between child sexual abuse prevention and issues of family and community violence. Hosts the International Race to Stop the Silence: Stop Child Sexual Abuse, foot race and walk in Washington, D.C. each April.
The Safer Society Foundation
P.O. Box 340, Brandon, VT 05733-0340
Office: 802.247.3132 Fax: 802.247.4233 (M-F, 9–4:30 p.m. EST).
Safer Society assists callers with referrals to local treatment providers for children, adolescents, or adults with sexual with sexual behavior concerns. They provide publications for youth or adults with sexual behavior problems, their families, survivors, treatment providers, and mandated reporters. Call for a free catalog.
Child Molestation Research and Prevention Institute
1100 Piedmont Avenue, Ste 2, Atlanta, GA 30309
or P.O. Box 7593, Atlanta, GA 30357
or P.O. Box 27160, Oakland, CA 94602
National science-based nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing child sexual abuse through research, education, and family support. Focus of early intervention in to prevent abuse before it occurs. The Institute offers an online directory for sex-specific therapists for evaluation and treatment. Extensive reading lists are available for parents of children with sexual behavior problems and parents of victims, for professionals, adults with sexual behavior concerns, and adults molested as children and their partners.
The New England Adolescent Research Institute (NEARI)
70 North Summer St., Holyoke, MA 01040
The Institute offers a catalog of publications for professionals and families addressing treatment and recovery for sexually aggressive youth and youth with sexual behavior problems.
The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)
4900 SW Griffith Drive, Suite 274, Beaverton, OR 97005
Office: 503.643.1023 Fax: 503.643.5084
ATSA is a national organization which develops and disseminates professional standards and practices in the field of sex offender research, evaluation, and treatment. Call or email for a referral to a local treatment provider.
National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth
940 N.E. 13th St., 3B-3406, Oklahoma City, OK 73104
This Center offers information concerning sexual development and youth with sexual behavior problems.
National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC)
2000 M St., NW, Suite 480, Washington, DC 20036
Office: 202.467.8700 Fax: 202.467.8701
Toll-free: 1.800.FYI.CALL (1.800.394.2255)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
This Center is an information and referral center for victims. Through its database of over 30,000 organizations, NCVC refers callers to services including crisis intervention, research information, assistance with the criminal justice process, counseling, support groups, and referrals to local attorneys in victim-related cases.
National Child Abuse Hotline: 1.800.4.A.CHILD
Childhelp provides a broad continuum of programs that directly serve abused children and their families. Adults and children can request local telephone numbers to report cases of abuse or access crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are anonymous and confidential.
The Child Welfare Information Gateway
1250 Maryland Ave., SW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20024
Office: 703.385.7565 or 800.394.3366
The Gateway is a resource and clearinghouse that collects, stores, organizes and disseminates information on all aspects of child maltreatment.
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC)
APSAC National Office, P.O. Box 26901, CHO 3B-3406, Oklahoma CIty, OK 73190
940 NE 13th Street, CHO 3B-3406, Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Office: 405-271-8202; Fax: 405-271-2931
Professional membership organization that addresses professional response to child abuse, prevention, assessment, intervention, and treatment. Offers publications and training.
Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence (CPSDV)
2400 N. 45th Street, #10, Seattle, WA 98103
Office: 206-634-1903; Fax: 206-634-0115
Inter-religious educational resource addressing religious issues associated with sexual and domestic violence. Offers presentations, books, and videos.
PMB 103, 5505 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20015-2601
Toll free: 1-800-738-4181
Conducts research, education, advocacy, and activism to promote prevention, treatment, and elimination of sexual abuse of male children and adults. Offers retreats, annual conference, and online chat rooms for survivors.
National Adolescent Perpetration Network (NAPN)
Kempe Children's Center, 1825 Marion Street, Denver, CO 80218
Office: 303-864-5192; Fax: 303-837-2791
Cooperative network of professionals working with sexually abusive youth. Provides information and referrals, publishes newsletter, hosts conferences. Information and referrals available to individuals seeking treatment.
National Center for Assault Prevention (NCAP)
606 Delsea Drive, Sewell, NJ 08080-9199
Office: 908-369-8972; Fax: 908-369-8145
For info on starting a CAP program: 1-800-258-3189
Mission is prevention of interpersonal violence through curriculum development, research, and evaluation, public education, and training. Best-known project is Child Assault Prevention Project (CAP).
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
Charles B. Wang International Children Building, 699 Prince Street,
Alexandria, VA 22314-3175
Office: 703-224-2150; Fax: 703-224-2122
National clearinghouse for information about missing children and prevention of child victimization.
Offers CyberTipline to report information about exploited children: www.cybertipline.com
Offers toll-free number to report sexually exploited, abused, or missing children:
The National Children's Advocacy Center (NCAC)
200 Westside Square, Ste. 700, Huntsville, AL 35801
Office: 256-533-0531; Fax: 256-534-6883
Non-profit agency providing prevention, intervention, and treatment services to aused children and their families. In 1985 opened as the nation's first Children's Advocacy Center (CAC).
National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN)
Child Welfare Information Getaway
300 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20447
Office: 703-385-7365; Fax: 703-385-3206
Provides information and technical assistance to professionals and helps others in locating information abut prevention, identification, and treatment of child abuse and relasted issues. Website offers information on laws and statutes and provides statistics.
Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA)
200 South Michigan Ave., 17th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-2404
Office: 312-663-3520; Fax: 312-939-8962
National volunteer-based organization committed to preventing child abuse through research, public education, and advocacy. Comprehensive source for information and referrals in child abuse prevention. Offers catalog of publications.
Prevention and Motivation Programs, Inc.
Home of Good-Touch/Bad-Touch®
P.O. Box 1960, Cartersville, GA 30120
Office: (770) 607-9111 or (800) 245-1527
Offers on-site and audio-video professional development and training for Good-Touch/Bad-Touch® curriculum. Materials for PreK through 9th Grades. Provides materials to help parents and other caregivers talk with children about sexual abuse and protection skills.
Sex Abuse Treatment Alliance (SATA)
P.O. Box 1191, Okemos, MI 48805-1191
Office: 517-482-2085 or 517-372-8207
Educates the public; supports professionals working with offenders; provides resources and referrals for victims, offenders, and treatment providers; promotes research about sex offender treatment. Offfers support network for offenders in treatment and in prison.