Resources for Survivors
Reaching out for support can be difficult. Here is a list of resources for survivors of sexual assault.
Find assistance and information, work better with an attorney, and represent yourself in some legal matters.
Cortes de California, Centro de Ayuda
“Bienvenido al Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California. Este sitio Web le ayudará a encontrar ayuda e información, trabajar mejor con un abogado y en algunos asuntos legales le ayudará a representarse a sí mismo.”
Northern California Region of Narcotics Anonymous
County of Sonoma Health Services
Human Trafficking Victims:
Sample notices with human trafficking hotlines are legally required to be posted in certain places where trafficking victims are likely to see them. The notices provide critical information on where to get help and tell the public how to report suspected human trafficking.
The mission of the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) is to assist persons trafficked for the purpose of forced labor and slavery-like practices and to work toward ending all instances of such human rights violations.
Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting and Serving Sexually Exploited Youth (MISSEY)
MISSEY provides direct services to commercially sexually exploited children and young women, which includes case management, resource services, and our Safe Place Alternative drop-in recovery center. They also provide exploited children with client advocacy, case management, and additional recovery and transition services.
New Day for Children
The programs provide safe and secure living environments for children from California and other referring states 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, until they are healthy and prepared to live again with their families or guardians or until attaining adulthood.
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call (800) 273-8255.
The National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology provides an online directory of psychologists and additional helpful information.
Counseling California provides a searchable directory of licensed therapists, most of whom are members of the California Association of
Marriage and Family Therapists:
List of County Mental Health Departments
The California Department of Health Care Services' Mental Health Services Division maintains a list of county mental health departments on their website. The Medi-Cal and MHSA programs' services are directly provided at the local level by counties and their contract providers.
Psychology Today's therapist listings include psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, counselors, support groups and treatment centers.