Connecticut Sexual Assault Services and Support

Sexual Assault Resources- Connecticut

Does this sound like you?

“I was sexually assaulted as a child, never told anyone and now I’m suffering with debilitating physical/mental diagnoses/labels that the medical community has no answers for or just keeps prescribing medications with horrible side affects that aren’t helping.”

SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS SERVICES

CT Alliance to End Sexual Violence:

Website: www.endsexualviolencect.org

24/7 State Hotline: English: 1-888-999-5545  Spanish: 1-888-568-8332

An agency that provides advocacy, legal services, prevention education, public policy, and training. There are 9 member centers that work in specific areas in the state to provide local services. They also provide emotional support and advocacy at the hospital, police, and court accompaniments. When you call the hotline, you will be directed to one of those centers based on where you are live.

Office of Victims Services (OVS): Mon-Fri: 8 am-4:30 pm

Website: www.jud.ct.gov/crimevictim Phone: 1-800-822-8428 Email: OVS@jud.ct.gov

Part of the CT Judicial System, OVS provides many programs to assist victims of crimes and their families-including possible compensation for costs related to the crime.

Can You Relate to Any of These?

“I grew up in a very dysfunctional home full of addiction and abuse. My life isn’t working. What do I do now?”

“I deserve this sh*tty life. I am a loser.”

“I witnessed a horrific event and I’ve been experiencing tremendous anxiety and am continuously triggered.”

“I was sexually assaulted as a child, I am angry and am afraid that I will hurt others.”

“I was neglected in my home…my needs were never met. I hear voices that scare me. “

“Whatever I do is never good enough. I don’t deserve to have a good life. I have so much guilt and shame.”

“I come from a completely dysfunctional and abusive home. To make up for it I kept the peace. Now I’m a high achiever and relentless people pleaser that is exhausting me.”

Sexual Assault Resources- Love is Love

 

 

 

Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence

CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Call or Text 24/7 Hotline: 1-888-774-2900 Website: www.ctsafeconnect.org

CCADV is a membership organization of Connecticut’s 18 domestic violence service agencies that provide critical support to victims including counseling, support groups, emergency shelter, court advocacy, safety planning, and lethality assessment, among other services.

Resources for Survivors of Sexual Assault and Their Families (2)

Sexual Harassment

Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO):

Connecticut Toll-Free: 1-800-477-5737

If you were fired or discriminated against due to sexual harassment in the workplace, you can file a complaint within 180 days.

LGBTQ Services and Resources

LGBTQ+ Support

Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective

Website: www.hglhc.org Phone: 860-278-4163

The Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective empowers individuals of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions to lead healthy lives through the provision of health and support services, education, and advocacy.


LGBTQ Youth

 

 

 

 

 

 

LGBTQ+ Youth

QPlus

Website: www.qplusct.wixsite.com Email: q.plus.ct@gmail.com

A youth lead community-run group dedicated to uplifting and empowering queer youth through open mics, resource fairs and more.

(Note: the CT Alliance To End Sexual Violence hotline is also able to support the LGBTQ+ community with support)

CT Long Term Care Ombudsman

Website: https://portal.ct.gov/LTCOP Phone: 860-424-5200

For assistance in reporting abuse in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and managed care facilities.

CT Institute for Refugees and Immigrants_ Project Rescue

 

 

 

 

 

 

Human/Sex Exploitation and Trafficking

Amirah-in CT and MA

Website: www.amirahinc.org Email: info@amirahinc.org Phone: 781-462-1758

Amirah provides exit and aftercare opportunities to women exiting the commercial sex trade.

CT Institute for Refugees and Immigrants: Project Rescue

Website: www.cirict.org Phone: 203-336-0141 or Email us at info@cirict.org

Project Rescue was created to serve trafficking victims (including US Citizens) through comprehensive case management, advocacy, immigration legal aid, and referrals to community service providers.

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Disability Rights

Disability Rights CT:

Phone: 800-842-7303 Website: www.disrightsct.org

Disability Rights Connecticut provides free legal advocacy and rights protection to a wide range of people with disabilities. This includes assisting individuals with problems such as abuse, neglect, discrimination, access to assistive technology, community integration, voting, and rights protection issues. DRCT also addresses issues through policy advocacy, education, monitoring, and investigation.

Suicide Hotline

Suicide Hotline

 United Way:

Call 211

National Sexual Assault Services and Support

Sexual Assault Crisis Services

 

 

 

 

 

Sexual Assault and Harassment

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)

24/7 National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673 www.rainn.org

RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. They partner with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country. They also carry out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

                                                                                                Helping Survivors:

Important Information and Resources: Ride share safety, Catholic Priesthood Abuse, Dating Safety, etc.

Visit: www.helpingsurvivors.org

Domestic violenceDomestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline:

24/7 Chat website: https://www.thehotline.org  Call: 1-800-799-7233  Text: START to 88788

Human_Sex Exploitation and TraffickingSuicide Hotline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call or Chat 24/7 Website: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org   Phone: 800-273-8255 

After 7/16/22-dial 988

 

Suicide Hotline

LGBTQ Youth Suicide Support

Trevor Project

24/7 Text “start” to 678-678 Chat on the website: www.thetrevorproject.org

Phone: 866-488-7386

CT Institute for Refugees and Immigrants_ Project Rescue (2)

Sex and Human Trafficking

National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 Text: HELP to 233733

Disability Rights

National Disability Rights Network

Website: www.ndrn.org Phone: 202-408-9514

Has a search feature to locate local networks in your area

NDRN provides free legal advocacy and rights protection to a wide range of people with disabilities. This includes assisting individuals with problems such as abuse, neglect, discrimination, access to assistive technology, community integration, voting, and rights protection issues. DRCT also addresses issues through policy advocacy, education, monitoring, and investigation

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