Healing Resources

If you are in immediate danger, call 911. 


Whether you're looking for support, information, advice, or a referral, RAINN’s trained support specialists are ready to help.

National Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Live chat with a support person on RAINN’s Online Hotline

Find help near you in RAINN’s listing of local service providers

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Safe Horizon
Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline: available 24 hours, 365 days a year to provide confidential crisis counseling, safety planning, assistance with finding shelter and information about resources: 

Hotline: 1-800-621-HOPE (4673) or 212-227-3000


New York City’s Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention (SAVI) Program
e: SAVIPresents@mssm.edu
p: 212-423-2140
sm: @mountsinaisavi

The Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program (SAVI) was founded in 1984 to address the needs of New York City’s sexual and intimate partner violence (IPV) survivors through immediate crisis intervention in emergency departments; free and confidential counseling and information both for past and present survivors and their families and friends; and education in order to increase awareness and address the impact that sexual and intimate partner violence has on our communities. For more information or to connect to any of our services, please call 212-423-2140.


Crime Victims Treatment Center
Free NYC counseling: (212) 523-4728

Whether you were hurt yesterday, last year, or when you were a child, CVTC is here to help. Click here to learn more about their services and to find more information about some of the things they help with.

Since 1977, the Crime Victims Treatment Center has been helping survivors of interpersonal violence heal. Their support comes in the forms of crisis intervention, individual and group trauma-focused therapy, legal advocacy, complementary therapy and psychiatric consultation. They are available from the moments following an assault, all the way through the culmination of a survivor's healing process. All of their services are confidential and completely free of charge.

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NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

The Alliance Helpline for advocacy, referrals, and confidential counseling, Monday through Friday from 9AM to 5PM: 

212-514-SAFE (7233) or

Email survivorsupport@svfreenyc.org

Or find a NYC Support Center near you: svfreenyc.org/center-locator/

The mission of the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault is to prevent sexual violence and reduce the harm it causes through education, advocacy and research. The Alliance was founded in 2000 by rape crisis centers in New York City in order to advocate for the needs of survivors and the programs that serve them. Through public education, cutting-edge programming, advocacy for survivors and the pursuit of legal and policy changes, the Alliance continues to expand as a hub for resources and information about sexual violence.

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The “me too.” Movement

Look up local and national resources in the healing resources library compiled by “me too.” movement founder Tarana Burke: