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General Resources:

General Resources:

WOAR

-1617 John F Kennedy Blvd., Suite 800

-Call/text 24-Hour Crisis Hotline:

(215) 985-3333

-Services provided include:

  • Group therapy options: for men, women, teens, and survivors who identify as LGBTQ+, and a trauma process yoga group.

  • Individual therapy

  • CORE Group (18+): drop-in psycho-educational group to talk through common emotions after trauma, building coping skills, developing healthy boundaries, and more.

  • Forensic exam accompaniment

  • Court accompaniment

  • https://www.woar.org/

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Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

-If you are a victim of sexual assault and need immediate assistance: 1-888-772-7227

-For general inquiries or requests for assistance: 1-800-692-7445 or (717)-728-9740

-Sexual Violence Legal Assistance Project: (717)-901-6784

-Founded in 1975, PCAR works to end sexual violence and advocates for the rights and needs of all sexual assault victims. PCAR partners with a network of rape crisis programs to bring help, hope, and healing around issues of sexual violence to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

-Resources provided include:

  • -Free holistic legal advice and counseling, short-term representation to victims of rape and sexual assault

  • -Information regarding laws and policy, legal information, medical information, and general information about sexual assault and support for survivors.

  • https://pcar.org/about-us/about-pcar

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1in6

-The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives.

-Services provided include:

  • A 24/7 online helpline to chat one-on-one with a trained advocate.

  • Free and confidential weekly online support groups.

  • Information regarding male sexual abuse.

  • Male survivor stories, portraits, videos, and written narratives of male survivors of sexual abuse and assault.

  • https://1in6.org/

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Black Men Heal

-Provides access to mental health treatment, psycho-education, and community resources to men of color.

-https://blackmenheal.org/

-Services provided include:

  • Pro-bono quality therapy for men of color by providers of color (due to a limited number of slots, applying does not guarantee selection).

  • Provides men of color with therapists who can identify with cultural stressors such as racism, prejudice, and economic disparities.

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Nationalities Service Center

NSC provides comprehensive services to immigrants and refugees, including legal protections, community integration, access to health and wellness services, and opportunities to achieve English language proficiency. Dedicated staff are committed to ensuring that each of our clients receives high-quality holistic care and work together to refer clients to internal and external services based on the individual’s needs.

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Just Detention International

JDI is a health and human rights organization that seeks to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention.

-Services provided include:

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SNAP Network

(Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests)

-Toll-Free Phone:

1-877-SNAP-HEALS

(1-877-762-7432) 

-Pennsylvania Clergy Abuse Hotline: 1-888-538-8451

-SNAP is the largest, oldest, and most active group for individuals wounded by religious and institutional authorities.

-Resources provided include:

  • Listing of SNAP Support Groups by location

  • General support on hotline

  • Resources for advocates

  • Information on how to report abuse to the attorney general by state

  • Information regarding PA Victims Compensation

  • https://www.snapnetwork.org/events

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Radical Therapy Center

-3828 Lancaster Ave First floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104

-(267) 225-8671

-Radical Therapy Center provides psychotherapy that is trauma informed, client-centered, and has a social justice lens.

-Services provided include:

  • Psychotherapy and counseling

  • Trainings and workshops (currently the Nourish Series)

  • Fireside Chat Series: once a week group (topics include living with anxiety, sexual trauma recovery, microaggressions in the workplace, unpacking fatphobia and diet culture)

  • https://www.radicaltherapycenter.com/services

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The Men's Center for Growth and Change

MCGC’s mission is to help men and boys realize their full potential to love and positively connect with others. MCGC assumes all men possess an inherent goodness, strength and tenderness that allow them to love and respect others. MCGC helps men learn to create relationships built upon self-esteem, respect for others, safety, and non-violence. 

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Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline

The hotline operates 24-hours a day, seven days a week. All calls are confidential. You can call the Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-866-723-3014.

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Jewish Survivors Forum

-hello@jewishsurvivorsforum.org

-Provides anonymous, peer-to-peer support to Jewish survivors of sexual abuse (all genders, ethnicities, and orientations welcome).

-Services provided include:

  • Anonymous forum for peer-to-peer support

  • online educational programming around the topics of mental health and healing

  • Occasional in-person get-togethers

  • Annual survivor retreat

  • https://www.jewishsurvivorsforum.org/

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Male 
Survivor

-Services provided include:

  • Online forums, including a vibrant and moderated discussion board, and an online 24/7 chat.

  • Educational resources

  • A list of therapists by state

  • Empowerment blog

  • https://malesurvivor.org/

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The Joseph J. Peter's Institute 

-100 Broad Street, 17th floor, in Center City Philadelphia

-For information regarding JJPI's Survivor Services Outpatient Program: (215) 701-1560 ext. 5034

-Appointments can be requested directly on the JJPI website.

-The Joseph J. Peters Institute has been helping individuals and families heal by providing expert clinical care to people suffering the effects of trauma in the Delaware Valley of Eastern Pennsylvania.

-Services provided include:

  • Group/individual/family therapy available for male, female, and LGBTQ survivors of sexual and domestic violence.

  • Psychiatric services

  • https://jjpi.phmc.org/

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Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

-The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to ending domestic violence & helping victims & their children re-establish physical, social, and economic dignity.

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Survivor's of Incest Anonymous World Service Office

-Resource for survivors of childhood sexual abuse who are seeking to heal and recover.

-Phone: 877-742-9761

-Resources provided include:

  • Maintains Directory of Meetings for Survivor's of Incest Anonymous support groups.

  • Provides information to start SIA support groups.

  • Creates and distributes SIA information tools.

  • Maintains SIA information phone line.

  • https://siawso.org/meetings/

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Lutheran Settlement House Bilingual Domestic Violence Program

The Bilingual Domestic Violence Program provides free, quality counseling services for victims and survivors of domestic and dating abuse regardless of gender or sexual orientation. 

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DoD Safe Helpline

-Sexual assault support for the DoD community.

-Services provided include:

  • Call 877-995-5247 to be connected with a trained, confidential staff member, 24/7 for assistance with military and civilian support and resources following an assault.

  • For those unable to call toll-free or DSN, call 202-540-5962.

  • OCONUS Service members can call the Telephone Helpline for free from anywhere in the world by using Voice over IP (VoIP) technology from the Safe Helpline App.

  • Visit online.safehelpline.org or download the Safe Helpline app to chat one-on-one with a trained Safe Helpline staff member through an anonymous, secure instant-messaging format 24/7.

  • Safe HelpRoom: 24/7 group chat service that allows survivors of sexual assault in the military to connect with, and support one another in a moderated and secure online environment at SafeHelpRoom.org

  • "Responders Near Me" complete database to provide info on resources on base or in local community.

  • Info regarding retaliation and a military feedback form.

  • https://www.safehelpline.org/

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The Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center

-300 E. Hunting Park Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19124

-Non-emergency phone:

(215) 800-1589

-Emergency (for on-call sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE): (215) 425-1625

-The Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center (PSARC) provides forensic and medical needs of sexual assault victims age 16+.

-Services provided include:

  • Provides assessment and evaluation of sexual assault victims 24/7

  • Provides forensic rape examinations, injury documentation, evidence  collection, forensic photography, pregnancy prevention, STI and HIV prevention, victim-advocacy linkage, court testimony, and follow-up care.

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RAINN

-National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline:

800-656-HOPE (4673)

-RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.

-Services provided include:

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National Association of Adult Survivors of 
Child Abuse

-Addresses issues related to childhood abuse and trauma including sexual assault, violent or physical abuse, emotional traumas and neglect.

-Services provided include:

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Congreso de Latinos Unidos Latina Domestic Violence Program

Congreso De Latinos Unidos, Inc. is a domestic violence service near Philadelphia, PA providing help for people dealing with domestic abuse. Call 215-763-8870.

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The Navigation Center

 The Navigation Center is a new low-barrier, service-enriched shelter targeting high-needs homeless adults living in encampments. Onsite services include hygiene facilities, 24/7 staffing, and intensive case management. The program offers highly marginalized people the opportunity to regain safety and engage in supportive helping relationships that allow them to move forward with assistance.

LGBTQ Resources:

The Attic Youth Center

The Attic creates opportunities for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within a safe and supportive community, and promotes the acceptance of LGBTQ youth in society. The Attic is proud to be Philadelphia's only independent LGBTQ youth center. 

Willian Way LGBT Community Center

The William Way LGBT Community Center encourages, supports and advocates for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities in the Greater Philadelphia region through service, recreational, educational and cultural programming.  

Mazzoni Center

Mazzoni Center is dedicated to meeting the health and wellness of the LGBTQ communities. We have served the Philadelphia region for 40 years.

Translifeline

Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.

AIDS Hotline

Voluntary partner notification programs--also known as partner counseling and referral services (PCRS)--allow individuals who have tested positive to get help in notifying previous sex or needle sharing partners that they may have been exposed to HIV.

The Trevor

Project

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

Philly's first resource center specifically for male survivors of sexual assault. Dedicated to changing the way our community views sexual violence against men by starting constructive conversations about this issue, providing access to resources for victim / survivors, and creating a safe space for community and support.

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Shelters for Men:

Philadelphia Homeless 24 Hour Outreach Hotline

215-232-1984 or 1-877-222-1984

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

-Located at 302 N. 13th Street

-For questions call

(215) 922-6400 ext. 1050.

-Services provided include:

  • Provides emergency overnight shelter for men, allowing guests to stay for 30 days at a time (arrive before 7 pm).

  • Serves three meals a day.

  • Provides HIV testing, shower, legal clinic, medical clinic, certified nurse hours, foot clinic, and clothing supplies.

  • https://sundaybreakfast.org/get-help-now/

Station House Transitional Shelter

-2601 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19132
-(215) 225-9230

-For single men 18 and over after 5 pm including weekends and holidays.

-Services provided include:

  • Provides skill building platforms, personal and character development opportunities, behavioral and physical health services, education, independent living preparation, permanency planning, and access to resources and community contacts.

  • https://www.shelterlistings.org/details/31482/

Women Against Abuse

-For emergency housing because of a domestic violence situation call the 24/7 Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline:

(1-866-723-3014).

-Provides free services for domestic abuse survivors of all gender identities and their children at two 24-hour emergency safe havens.

-Services provided include:

  • Up to 90 days of shelter, case management, individual and group counseling, three meals a day, children's health assessments, emergency relocation funds (as available), adult education and job readiness referrals, after school and summer school programs, on-site child care.

  • https://www.womenagainstabuse.org/services/safe-havens

Bethesda Project

-For general questions:

(215) 985-1600

  • Bethesda Project operates 16 sites throughout Center City Philadelphia for individual adults experiencing homelessness. Sites range from emergency shelter to safe havens to supportive housing to independent living spaces

  • https://www.bethesdaproject.org/housing-shelter