- National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline – 24-Hour Hotline 1.866.331.9474
- Love is Respect.org – Online resources, including safety plans and references to counseling services
- Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault – Address: 3100 Broadway St # 400, Kansas City, MO 64111 Phone: (816) 931-4527 Email: http://mocsa.org/ MOCSA exists to improve the lives of those impacted by sexual assault and abuse, and to prevent sexual violence in our community. Without support and help, the trauma of sexual violence can stay with victims for a lifetime. So we do everything we can to prevent these crimes from happening in the first place, and to offer support, healing, and hope when they do occur. We help victims become survivors.
- Boys Town: Boys Town works to reunite children with their families when possible, or give them the skills and foundation needed to build a life on their own. They strive to help every child, “from those who may simply be struggling or in doubt to those who are in need of the most severe behavioral care”.
- The National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 1-800-787-3224 (TTY for Deaf/hard of hearing) http://www.thehotline.org/about-us/contact/ Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.Callers to The Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly trained, experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information and referral services in more than 200 languages. Visitors to this site can find information about domestic violence, safety planning, local resources and ways to support the organization.
- National Runaway Safeline: If you’re thinking about leaving home, or you have and are seeking information and help, the Safeline is one of the top resources for runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth and their families.
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline:800.273.TALK https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
- RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network): is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org y rainn.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
- Trevor Project: The national crisis lifeline for LGBTQ teens and adults. They have suicide prevention services for youth in digital spaces, counseling via IM, and a large online social network for LGBTQ people.
- 1 is 2 many: Launched by Vice President Joe Biden, this initiative uses technology and outreach to spread knowledge about dating violence and sexual assault among teens and young adults.
- TeenWire: In addition to information about healthy and unhealthy relationships, TeenWire has resources about everything from body image to sexual health
- ShowMeLoveDC: A campaign to raise awareness about healthy relationships and provide resources for LGBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence.
- Northwest Network: A network founded by and for LGBTQ survivors, focused on safety, support, and empowerment.
- The Anti-Violence Project: AVP offers free and confidential assistance to thousands of LGBTQ people each year in all five boroughs of New York City.
- Kansas City Anti-Violence Project (KCAVP) http://www.kcavp.org/
4050 Pennsylvania Ave, Ste 135 Kansas City, MO 64111
You can reach us 24/7 by calling 816-561-0550 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
KCAVP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation committed to providing domestic violence, sexual assault, and hate crimes advocacy and education to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.
Currently, they are the only LGBTQ-specific domestic violence or sexual assault services in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, or Iowa. KCAVP was created to address this gap by providing support and services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender queer and questioning victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and hate violence in the region, with a home base in the Kansas City area and services throughout Missouri and Kansas.
- A Thin Line: An MTV campaign created to empower teens to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse.
- StartYourRecovery.org is a free, confidential tool that helps individuals take steps toward a healthy relationship with drugs and alcohol. It was developed with the input of leading clinicians, experts from the White House and SAMHSA, and people in recovery themselves. Here, individuals can hear stories from people with similar life experiences and find the answers they need for recognizing and dealing with substance use issues.