If you are a victim of rape or sexual violence, there is help and there is hope.

banners_2008_2Call 1-800-656-HOPE or visit to find a rape crisis center near you. This hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you are feeling sad, overwhelmed, confused, scared, helpless, out of control, or depressed, call for help. IT IS ALWAYS OK TO ASK FOR HELP. YOU DO NOT NEED TO HANDLE THIS ON YOUR OWN.

Or check out RAINN’s ONLINE HOTLINE. The Online Hotline provides live, secure, anonymous crisis support for victims of sexual assault, their friends, and families over RAINN’s website. The Online Hotline is free of charge and is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week!