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This page will contain links that we believe can either assist you in your problem of abuse by providing you with alternate avenues for assistance or recourse or they can supply you with an inspiration to move forward in your life and put the past where it belongs, behind you.
If you know of a link to something in your country that would be useful to the victims and families of abused people, please let us know so it can be listed here for others to make use of.


Christian People Site Christian People At Work: our parent site. A site where Christian people and groups from all over the world can get their work and ministry more exposure.
Life Without Limbs
A most inspirational person who has overcome the severest of disabilities.
Day Of The Child Our latest event  has been declared "Year of the Survivor". A nationwide child abuse campaign is now being displayed on behalf of America's adult survivors and victims of child abuse.
Care In Action Link
Our books empower you to respond safely, consciously, and courageously to emotional and behavioural crisis.
Life Heal Link
Help now when you need life to change
QPR Link
Help Prevent Suicide, Get involved!
The Community Coalition Against Family Violence (CCAFV) The Community Coalition Against Family Violence (CCAFV) serves two vital functions, in Craven, Jones, and Pamlico Counties, with much of our work divided under two programs: Victim Services and Prevention Education. National estimates project that one in three girls is sexually abused before the age of eighteen, and one in six boys. However, it is estimated that almost 75% legitimate cases go unreported at all. Without our help, victims would have to fend for themselves in an already-overloaded system, possibly not receiving any relief or healing.
Women's Self Defense Link
Most of what you have read or been told about women's self defense is just plain hog wash!
Did you know that most of what is taught in Women's Self Defense Seminars is all but useless in a real life attack?
Child Advocates It's no surprise that Child Advocates has become a leader in the ongoing fight against child abuse. Twenty years ago, three individuals, armed with $5,000 and using a kitchen table as headquarters, created the organization. They served 18 children that first year.
Gabriela Link
Gabriela Link
This link is for the people of the Philippines. While not a site dealing just with abuse, there is certainly a great deal of information here for women in this country who are having to deal with abuse.. The organisation is an alliance of women's groups within the Philippines and is certainly a most valuable resource for people to refer to. There is information there on the fight against another form of abuse - the traffiking of women.
Wings Of Hope Link We are an exciting Christian magazine based in the virtual reality world of Second Life but we've crossed over to the physical world with our summer issue's first print, subscription based format!
SAVE Logo Survivors And Victims Empowered (SAVE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created to help prevent the criminal neglect and physical, emotional and sexual abuse of children and to help survivors of these childhood traumas. SAVE's purpose is to join with other organizations in both the public and private sector to stop the abuse of children and remedy the damage caused by this abuse, to raise awareness of these problems, and to offer and implement positive solutions. Through a variety of program services we are working to end the damage caused by abuse.
Focus On The Family Link


Focus On The Family Australia Link
Since Focus on the Family's primary reason for existence is to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ through a practical outreach to homes, we have firm beliefs about both the Christian faith and the importance of the family. This ministry is therefore based upon six guiding philosophies that are apparent at every level throughout the organization. These "pillars" are drawn from the wisdom of the Bible and the Judeo-Christian ethic, rather than from the humanistic notions of today's theorists. In short, Focus on the Family is a reflection of what we believe to be the recommendations of the Creator Himself, who ordained the family and gave it His blessing.
Shared Hope International Link Shared Hope International: Increasing awareness of sex trafficking to reduce demand and supply for further victimization of women and children. Assisting women and children out of sexual trafficking, commercial sexual exploitation by street gangs, and other conditions of modern day slavery. Building communities that heal and empower women and children who have been victimized by traffickers, gangs and pimps.
Amber Alert (USA) Link AMBER Alert (USA): The AMBER Alert Program is a voluntary partnership between law-enforcement agencies, broadcasters, transportation agencies, and the wireless industry, to activate an urgent bulletin in the most serious child-abduction cases. The goal of an AMBER Alert is to instantly galvanize the entire community to assist in the search for and the safe recovery of the child.
Reachout Reachout.com.au (Australia): An excellent site with information on many kinds of  abuse.
KidZui - The Internet for kids
Fun for Kids: KidZui is a free Web browser, search engine and online playground for kids 3-12. Kids have the freedom to learn, play, search and discover over 2 million games, websites, videos and photos on their own. KidZui has the largest number of games, websites, videos and photos reviewed by parents and teachers anywhere. Kids can find what they need to help with schoolwork, by themselves. Kids safely express themselves, with their Zui, backgrounds, tags and online status.
Smart for Parents: KidZui eliminates the need for parents to constantly watch over their kids' shoulder, when they are online. Parents know what their kids are doing online and they can connect by sharing content. KidZui sends a weekly email that tells you what your kids are doing online. The KidZui parent account lets you share content and set limits.
NSW CCYP To us, kids are paramount!
The NSW Commission for Children and Young People is an independent organisation working with others to make NSW a better place for children and young people.
German child-protection organization, jugendschutz.net Jugendschutz im Internet - Mehr Rücksicht auf Kinder
jugendschutz.net kontrolliert das Internet und sorgt für die Einhaltung des Jugendschutzes. Bei der Fülle problematischer Angebote sind wir auf Ihre Mithilfe angewiesen. Hinweise auf Verstöße nehmen wir über unsere Beschwerdestelle (Hotline) entgegen.
In German only
Perverted Justice Foundation link We are the Perverted-Justice Foundation. Of course, those new to our foundation likely have no idea what that means. This is a foundation unlike most, if any, other foundations you'll ever run across. We're a foundation that does not simply thunder about a problem, we don't merely advocate or preach against an issue from a distance. No, our foundation is a pro-active endeavor. We're aggressive. We're confrontational. We believe you have to be to make a difference in the fight against predators and pedophiles. We don't wring our hands and say "they're so evil, what can be done!" We find a way to get things done.
Lifeline Australia LIFELINE AUSTRALIA: Offer a telpehone counselling service that is accessible 24 hours a day. 131114
Salvation Army Suicide Prevention
HAVE YOU LOST A LOVED ONE TO SUICIDE?
WE CAN HELP - PLEASE CALL
THE NATIONAL HOPE LINE
1300 467 354 or 1300 HOPE LINE
Beyond Blue LogoBeyond Blue Inforline
beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia.

beyondblue is a bipartisan initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments with a key goal of raising community awareness about depression and reducing stigma associated with the illness. 
ZuiTube Link - Videos for Kids
  • Largest video collection for kids anywhere
  • Videos approved by parents and teachers
  • Channels created by kids and editors
  • TV mode that plays all videos
  • Search with suggestions and KidRank
  • New videos added daily
NetSmartz Workshop The NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.
Kids Net Au Kids.Net.au is an Australian 'not for profit' kids safe portal, that is updated and maintained by a team of volunteers.
Kids.Net.au went online in 2003 and at first just included a directory of kids safe web sites, since then the site has grown into much more offering a dictionary, thesaurus and encyclopedia, with more to come.
Missing and Exploited Children Centre USA The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s® (NCMEC) mission is to help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; help find missing children; and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
G W Medical Publishers Link G W Medical Publishing: After operating G.W. Graphics for more than 20 years, CEO Glenn Whaley founded G.W. Medical Publishing in 1992 with the purpose of working to prevent child abuse. After publishing the seminal 1st edition of Child Maltreatment in 1994, the publishing mission expanded to include educational and multimedia materials addressing interpersonal violence, sexual assault, and the exploitation of children.
Child Abuse Prevention Network link The Child Abuse Prevention Network is the flagship service of LifeNET (Life Network Engineering Technologies, Inc.) Begun in 1995, the Network now serves over 30,000 visitors a month. While most of our visitors come from the USA, we also have users from over 120 countries around the world. LifeNET has as its motto: Making a World of Difference for Families. The Network is doing that: most of our users are professionals, but many are families. Besides our public websites, we also operate private communities of professionals -- on a membership-only basis -- in order to assist them in solving complex problems in the field of child abuse.
Yes I Can Network link Yes I Can: Since its inception in 1995, the International Child Abuse Network has held itself to the following mission statement.
Working world-wide to break the cycle of child abuse.
International Child.org link The mission of International Child.org is to develop and maintain an online interactive resource center to support a global multidisciplinary network of professionals who are dedicated to the prevention of Fatal/Severe Child Abuse and Neglect and Related Family Violence.
Kanawayhitowin Link This website is part of the Kanawayhitowin Campaign to address woman abuse in Aboriginal communities across the province of Ontario, Canada. The Kanawayhitowin website has been created to support women experiencing abuse, families, communities and front line workers to better educate themselves with resources and strategies. To engage and unite communities around the seriousness of this issue, and hope for the healing of future generations.
Child Exploitation and Onliine Proection Centre The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is part of UK police and is dedicated to protecting children from sexual abuse wherever they may be. That means building intelligence around the risks, tracking and bringing offenders to account either directly or with local and international forces and working with children and parents to deliver our unique ThinkuKnow educational programme. Our approach is truly holistic, our style is totally inclusive and our appeal is to everyone out there to work with us in making every child matter, everywhere.
Dutch anti Child Pornography Site A site, in Dutch, that is a part of the fight against child abuse and child pronography.
Dreamcatcher's Link Dreamcatchers Information
Drug Watch DrugWatch.com is a comprehensive Web site database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide. DrugWatch.com includes up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications and includes details about associated side effects to aid in the protection of patients and consumers.
Link to Bravehearts BRAVEHEARTS INC.
‘Breaking the Silence on Child Sexual Assault'
Our Mission is to stop child sexual assault in our society.
Our Vision is to make Australia the safest place in the world to raise a child.
Our Guiding Principles are to, at all times, do all things to serve our Mission without fear or favour and without compromise and to continually ensure that the best interests and protection of the child are placed before all other considerations.
NAPCAN

NAPCAN

The National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect gratefully acknowledges the contributions of the many thousands of individuals and organizations across Australia who have and will support this campaign, to bring child abuse out into the open.

ThinUKnow Link ThinkUKnow is an Internet safety program delivering interactive training to parents, carers and teachers through primary and secondary schools across Australia using a network of accredited trainers.
Link to Origins Inc. NSW Origins Inc. was founded in 1995 by a small group of mothers who, having lost their children to adoption, were being continuously re-traumatised each time so-called experts and health professional minimised and invalidated the severe emotional anguish, trauma, and grief left in the wake of their adoption experience, assuming that we, as mothers, should have accepted the loss of our living babies - as if it were possible to do that.
DVRCV Link DVRCV aims to prevent family violence and promote respectful relationships.
Medical Malpractice Help When determining whether or not you have been the victim of medical malpractice by your physician, hospital or other health care provider, you should be fully aware of not only your rights but also your state's laws – including statutes of limitations and maximum damage awards – as they may vary from other states.

Oasis Link


The Oasis Youth Support Network is The Salvation Army's major response to youth homelessness in Australia.

These holistic and life changing support services include; case management, counselling, crisis and transitional accommodation, legal support, accredited workplace training, education and vocational opportunities, specialist intervention services and multimedia training. On any given night, Oasis also helps to accommodate and feed more than 100 homeless young people.


Headspace Access
Headspace is the national youth mental health foundation. We can help young people who are going thrrough a tough time.
BROKEN RITES AUSTRALIA
Broken Rites has supported victims (male or female) from the Catholic Church, the Anglican Church and the Uniting Church, as well as from smaller denominations.
Fighters Against Child Abuse
Christian MMA Fighters, Martial Artists, Boxers & Wrestlers In Support and Defense of Abused Children. Proverbs 30:30; We are Lions, Mighty Among Beasts, That Retreat Before Nothing! What Fight Are You In?
Nursing Home Abuse link
NursingHomeAbuse.net exists to raise awareness of the nursing home abuse epidemic, educate the public about its causes, help residents and families prevent abuse, and help victims cope with the consequences of nursing home abuse.
Best Drug Rehabilitation
At Best Drug Rehabilitation we have a goal to make every patient that we treat feel as comfortable as possible while they are in our facilities and help every patient through the stages of their addiction treatment, so that each individual can have the best chance to start fresh once they have left our treatment facilities. We do not believe that every individual needs the same kind of treatment.
Voices Of Regret Link
Many women and men are suffering in silence after an abortion, feeling that there is no place to turn where their stories can be heard, their experiences acknowledged. This site is for those people.. to give voice to the pain, the loss, the suffering and the hope.
Anti-Bullying Alliance Link
ANTI-BULLYING ALLIANCE: Together we can stop bullying and create safe environments in which children and young people can live, grow, play and learn.
Sarah's Law Link
Sarah's Law: A scheme that allows parents to check if someone with regular access to their children has a history of child sex offences is being extended. The Home Office scheme was piloted in four areas in England from September 2008. It is now being rolled out in eight more forces and will be expanded to the whole of England and Wales by spring.
To This Day - Shane Koyczan Link
 “Shane Koyczan is a wonderfully gifted artist, whose poems abound with raw passion, humour and intelligence. His performance brought an emotional and provocative element to the evening, capturing the hearts and minds of all audience members, and inspiring them to believe that anything is possible.” – Rick Hansen
NHAG Logohttp://nursinghomeabuseguide.com/
Based in the USA, Paul & Perkins PA provide personal injury legal services to victims, families, and estates with a first class team approach dedicated to each client needs.
Link to Conversations Matter, a suicide discussion site
Conversations Matter is a practical online resource to support safe and effective community discussions about suicide.
Choices 4 Life Link
CHOICES4LIFE hopes to enable women and children of rape conception to be embraced and not shunned. Too many times the first reaction from society to a woman being raped and pregnant is to abort the child. It is a surprise to family and friends that the mother would want to give birth and keep this unplanned baby.
Children Screaming To Be Heard Link
In Britain, it has increasingly become the case that the State has taken power away from families in relation to the rights of their children.  Although this process could well have begun with children’s interests at heart and with the intention of protecting the interests of both families and children, the intervention by Social Services and other State agencies is today a grossly deformed system, hell bent on destroying the family and denying the rights of both parents and children.  Today thousands of children are taken into care on spurious grounds, denied any say in their own lives, denied access to family members they love and fostered out  to single parents or families about whom they know nothing and with whom they have nothing in common.
Drug Dangers link
DRUG DANGERS.COM: Our goal at DrugDangers is to keep the public educated and informed of all defective medical devices and dangerous medications that are currently on the market. As an online resource sponsored by Seeger Weiss LLP, DrugDangers strives to provide accurate, relevant medical information all in one place. Under the unfortunate circumstance that you or a loved one has been injured by faulty medications or devices, the attorneys of Seeger Weiss are committed to helping you receive the justice you deserve
Understanding Verbal Abuse Link
Understanding Verbal Abuse: Abuse can affect the lives of people regardless of age, gender or social status. Although people most often associate abuse with physical violence, it can come in many different forms including verbal abuse. Because of the nature of verbal abuse, its damaging effects are often underestimated and misunderstood. This can be a problem for people who are the victims of it. In addition, it can make it difficult for people who suspect that a friend or loved one is being verbally abused. To help combat verbal bullying it is important to educate people and raise awareness.
The Roy Tyrell Foundation
The goal of the Roy Tyrrell Foundation is to bring about an avalanche of change by enhancing human awareness of the crimes committed against the planet’s children in their homes every day and night, by promoting, performing and touring our unique global campaign "Make Children Safe", building strong relationships and strategic alliances with all individuals and organisations who may benefit and grow by their participation in and recognition of our global campaign..
Choices Recovery Link

Hope and Recovery: A Suicide Prevention Guide

As the tenth leading cause of death, suicide presents a serious threat to public health in the United States. Annually, nearly 500,000 individuals receive help for injuries that are self-inflicted, while 40,000 Americans die as a result of successful suicide attempts. Despite the seriousness associated with it, there are still many misconceptions about suicide, who may become suicidal, and why. These misconceptions may cause people to fail to seek help or make others oblivious to the signs. In order to reduce the number of suicides and suicide attempts, education is key.

Teaching Aids for Children Link
Lessons For Teaching Children About Grooming (Child Abuse): This site has many resources that will help parents in teaching their children about this horrendous problem in our society.