More than half of our community has survived sexual abuse, and many more of us have survived multiple forms of violence. These experiences and our trauma can make us feel isolated, but know that you’re not alone. The organizations on this page either work exclusively for the transgender and gender non-conforming community, or they have expertise or experience working with LGBT and other minority groups.
Safe Horizon’s Rape, Sexual Assault & Incest HotlinePhone: 212-227-3000
Samaritan Suicide & Crisis HotlinePhone: 212-673-3000
Childhelp: USA National Child Abuse HotlinePhone: 800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)
The National Domestic Violence HotlineA general 24-hour domestic violence hotline. While the Domestic Violence Hotline is not a LGBT-specific organization, their staff members are committed to providing meaningful support to all callers.
Phone: (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
National Coalition of Anti-Violence ProgramsFounded in 1995, the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) is the only national coalition dedicated to reducing violence and its impacts on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected (LGBTQH) communities in the United States. Report violence, speak out, and get help.
Phone: (212) 714-1184
24-hour Hotline: (212) 714-1141
Forge ForwardForge Forward is dedicated to improving the lives of transgender and SOFFA individuals. They offer a number of resources for survivors, including a peer support listserv, a helpline, conference workshops, and Writing to Heal, a unique online writing course.
Helpline: (414) 559-2123