Sexual Abuse | Sexual Assault

Sexual Abuse victims are not alone and they have rights, if and when they are ready to pursue them. At Farmer Jaffe Weissing, we want to empower victims to come forward, report crimes and hold perpetrators accountable; thereby educating the community and inspiring others to do the same.

Sexual Abuse Resource Links

Sex Abuse Statewide & National Advocacy Programs

Welcome to Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman’s Resource Links page. For your convenience, we have gathered a list of phone numbers and helpful websites to helpful organization and a network of experts that contain a great deal of information on topics and issues relating to sexual abuse and assaults.

Florida Rape Crisis Centers
Abuse Counseling and Treatment Center - Ft. Myers – 239-939-3112
Alachua County Victim Services and Rape Crisis Center – 866-252-5439
Another Way, Inc. – 866-875-7983
Betty Griffin House - St. Augustine - 904-824-1555 
Bridgeway - Ft. Walton - 850-244-9191
Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies (CARE) - Punta Gorda – 941-627-6000
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay (APPLE) – 813-964-1964 or 2-1-1
Dawn Center – Brooksville - 352-686-8430 
Domestic Abuse Shelter – Keys - 305-743-4440
Family Service Center – Clearwater – 727-530-RAPE (7273)
Innermotion - Ft. Lauderdale – 850-491-5229
Lakeview Rape Crisis Center – Pensacola - 850-433-RAPE (7273)
Manatee Glens Rape Crisis - Bradenton – 941-782-4299 
Nancy J. Cotterman Sexual Assault Treatment Program - Ft. Lauderdale – 954-357-5775
Ocala Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Center – Ocala - 352-622-8495
Palm Beach County Victim Services - West Palm Beach - 561-833-7273
Peace River Center – Lakeland – 877-688-5077 
Project Help, Inc – Naples -  239-262-7227
Quigley House - Orange Park – 800-339-5017
Refuge House – Tallahassee - 888-956-7273
Roxcy Bolton Rape Treatment Center – Miami - 305-585-RAPE (7273)
Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center – Sarasota – 941-365-1976
Sunrise - Pasco County – 352-521-3120
Victim Service Center – Orlando – 407-497-6701
Women's Center in Brevard – Melbourne - 321-242-3110
Women's Center of Jacksonville - 904-721-7273.

Florida Human Trafficking Resources
Bridging Freedom - Restoring Stolen Childhoods - 813-474-HOPE (4673)
Broward Human Trafficking Coalition
Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking
Florida Freedom Partnership Human Trafficking Division - 866-443-0106
Florida National Organization for Women
Florida Office of The Attorney General Bureau of Victim Compensation Claim Form
Florida State University - Florida Strategic Plan on Human Trafficking
Florida State University - Directory of Florida Organizations that Assist Human Trafficking Survivors
Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting, Inc. - Human Trafficking in Tampa Bay
International Rescue Committee - 305-640-9881
Kid Safe Foundation - Personal Safety Education - 855-844-SAFE
Kristi House Child Advocacy Center - End Child Sexual Abuse - 305-547-6800
Nest Foundation
St. Petersburg College - Center for Human Trafficking Awareness - 727-341-4581
World Relief Jacksonville - Anti Trafficking - 904-448-0733
YMCA of Palm Beach - Mary Rubloff Harmon House - 561-993-2204

Florida Statewide Advocacy Program
Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) - Zero Tolerance - 866-273-2273
Florida Abuse Hotline - 800-962-2873
Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence - 850-425-2749
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence - 850-297-2000
Florida Department of Children and Families - 800-962-8273 (800-96-ABUSE)
Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence - 850-425-2749
Florida Department of Corrections Victim Assistance Office - 850-488-9166
Florida Department of Health Sexual Violence Prevention Program - 850-245-4485
Florida Department of Law Enforcement Sexual Offender/Predator Unit - 850-410-8572
Florida Network of Victim Witness - 352-374-3627
Florida Network of Youth and Family Services - 850-922-4324
Florida Parole Commission - 850-487-3259
Office of Attorney General Division of Victim Services - 850-414-3300
Bureau of Victim Compensation The Capitol - 800-226-6667
Office of the Governor The Capitol - 850-488-3494
Speaking Out About Rape (SOAR) - Orlando - 888-817-SOAR (7627)

Laws & Legal Resources
Florida Attorney General - 800-226-6667
Florida Department of Corrections (VINE)- 877-884-2846
Florida Department of Law Enforcement - 888-357-7332
Florida Statutes
Florida Safe Harbor Act
Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County - 800-403-9353
Legal Aid Services of Broward County - 954-765-8950
Library of Congress 
LocateTheLaw.Org
National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) - 503-768-6600
Supreme Court 
U.S. Department of Justice o Office on Violence Against Women
U.S. House of Representatives 
U.S. Senators 
Victim Information and Notification Every Day (VINE) - 877-846-3435

National Advocacy Programs - Direct Services & Information for Victims
Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center - 503-203-1444 (866-USWomen)
Battered Women's Justice Project - 800-903-0111
Bureau of Justice - 202-616-6500
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline - 800-4-A-Child
Child Rescue Coalition - 561-208-9000
Child Welfare Information Gateway - 800-394-3366
DOD Safe Helpline - 877-995-5247
Federal Trade Commission Identity Theft Hotline - 877-ID-THEFT
Love is Respect - 866-331-9474
Mothers Against Drunk Driving - 877-MADD-HELP
National Crime Prevention Council - 202-466-6272
National Domestic Violence Hotline - 800-799-SAFE
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children - 800-THE LOST (800-843-5678)
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (OVR Resource Center) - 800-851-3420
National Children's Alliance - 800-239-9950
National Human Trafficking Hotline - 888-373-7888
National Council on Juvenile and Family Court Judges - 775-784-6012
National Organization for Victim Assistance - 800-TRY-NOVA
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence - 800-799-7233
National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) - 877-739-3895
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline - 866-331-9474
No More
Not Alone Together Against Sexual Assault 
OVC Training & Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) 
Parents of Murdered Children, Inc.- 888-818-POMC
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) - 800-656 HOPE (4673)
Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody - 800-527-3223
Stop It Now! - 888-PREVENT (800-779-8968)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Helpline - 800-662-HELP
The National Center for Victims of Crime - 202-467-8700

International Advocacy Programs
1Billion Rising
Women United Forward (WUF)

Sexual Offender & Predator List
Family Watchdog
Florida Department of Law Enforcement 
Sex Offender Registry
United States Department of Justice National Sex Offender Public Website

Resources- Clergy Abuse
Survivor Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP)

Resources - Catholic Church
BishopAccountability.org
BishopAccounatbility.org - Abuse Tracker
BishopAccountability.org - Database of Publicly Accused Priests, Nuns, Brothers, Deacons, etc.
Catholic Whistleblowers
National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church

Resources - Child Sex Abuse
Child Rescue Coalition
Child Sexual Abuse Resources
Don't Miss The Signs - 800-962-2873
Hispanic Communications Network - 202-360-4137
iKeepSafe
I Know Better (INOBTR) 
Lauren's Kids - 7866-288-5045
No Te Arruines 
Stop Internet Predators - 202-416-0257
U.S. Department of Justice – Project Safe Childhood 

Resources - Human Trafficking & Slavery
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women - 212-643-9895
Global Freedom Center - 202-695-3156
Polaris Project - 888-373-7888
Sanctuary For Families Anti-Trafficking Initiative - 212-349-6009
Shared Hope International - 866-JER-LIFE (866-437-5433)
The Alliance to End Slavery & Trafficking - 888-373-7888
The American Bar Association (ABA) Task Force on Human Trafficking - 888-285-2221
The Blue Campaign - 866-347-2423
The Department of States Office to Mo nitor And Combat Trafficking

Resources – Male Sex Abuse

1in6.org  
Male Survior 
MenThriving.org

Resources - Military
Department of Defense Safe Helpline - 877-995-5247

Victims Rights Organizations
Broward County Sexual Assault Treatment Center - 954-761-7273
Broward Victim's Rights Coalition - 954-602-4348
Coalition For Independent Living (CILO) - 800-683-7337
Kristi House, Inc. - 305-547-6800 x36
Palm Beach County Victim Services Division - 561-355-1723
The Butterfly House at Wellington Regional Medical Center - 866-891-7273 or 561-355-1723

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