AMHC Sexual Assault Services advocates can help connect you to any of the following national resources.
The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. Their website provides information and support for men who have experienced sexual abuse, as well as their partners and loved ones.
A Call to Men
A Call to Men is a leading national men’s organization addressing domestic and sexual violence prevention and the promotion of healthy manhood. We are committed to maintaining strong partnerships with women’s organizations already doing this important work. We help to organize communities in order to raise awareness and get men involved in this effort.
Alianza Latina en contra la Agresión Sexual
The Alianza Latina en contra la Agresión Sexual (ALAS) is a national Latina-led membership network of victim advocates working to address and prevent sexual violence. Through collaborative efforts and cyber activism, ALAS promotes the leadership of Latina victim advocates and develops models, resources and policies to empower communities and eliminate access barriers for survivors. ALAS honors the diversity of the Latina culture by respecting the similarities and differences of our languages and histories.
Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers
The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers is an international, multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to preventing sexual abuse. Through research, education, and shared learning, ATSA promotes evidence based practice, public policy, and community strategies that lead to the effective assessment, treatment, and management of individuals who have sexually abused or are at risk to abuse.
Center for Sex Offender Management
The Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM) is a national clearinghouse and technical assistance center that supports state and local jurisdictions in the effective management of sex offenders. CSOM aims to provide those responsible for managing sex offenders with ready access to the most current knowledge by synthesizing and disseminating research and effective practices to the field; and by offering specialized training and technical assistance on a wide variety of issues related to sex offender management.
Men Can Stop Rape
Men Can Stop Rape (MCSR) is an international organization that mobilizes men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men’s violence against women. Since its inception in 1997, MCSR has led the call to redefine masculinity and male strength as part of preventing men’s violence against women.
Mending the Sacred Hoop
Mending the Sacred Hoop Technical Assistance Project is a Native American program that provides training and technical assistance to our American Indian and Alaska Native relations in the effort to eliminate violence in the lives of women and their children. They work with villages, reservations, rancherias, and pueblos across the United States to improve the justice system, law enforcement, and service provider response to the issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in Native communities.
National Alliance to End Sexual Violence
The mission of the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) is to end sexual violence by strengthening national public policy related to sexual assault survivors and the issue of sexual assault. NAESV advocates for the rights of sexual assault survivors, support for rape crisis centers, and the advancement of comprehensive strategies for ending sexual assault.
National Center for Victims of Crime
The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. Working with local, state, and federal partners, the National Center for Victims of Crime provides direct services and resources to victims of crime across the country; and advocates for laws and public policies that secure rights, resources, and protections for crime victims. The Center also delivers training and technical assistance to victim service organizations, counselors, attorneys, criminal justice agencies, and allied professionals serving victims of crime.
National Clearing House on Abuse in Later Life
NCALL’s mission is to eliminate abuse in later life by challenging beliefs, policies, practices, and systems that allow abuse to occur and continue and to improve safety, services, and support to victims through advocacy and education. The goals of NCALL are to: 1) improve safety, services, and support of victims by assisting professionals through technical assistance, training, and best practice recommendations; 2) improve response to domestic abuse in later life by challenging existing beliefs and practices through training, consultation, and the creation of new materials; and 3) give voice to victims and support to advocates and other professionals who work with older victims.
National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Violence (SCESA)
The National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA) is a Women of Color-led nonprofit dedicated to working with our communities to create a just society in which Women of Color are able to live healthy lives free of violence.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) opened in July 2000 as a national information and resource hub relating to all aspects of sexual violence. Founded by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, the NSVRC staff collects and disseminates a wide range of resources on sexual violence including statistics, research, position statements, statutes, training curricula, prevention initiatives, and program information.
No More is a unifying campaign for ending domestic violence and sexual assault. Hundreds of anti-violence organizations across the United States have joined the No More cause, and support the campaign.
Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Established in 1988 through an amendment to the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984, OVC is charged by Congress with administering the Crime Victims Fund. Through OVC, the Fund supports a broad array of programs and services that focus on helping victims in the immediate aftermath of crime and continuing to support them as they rebuild their lives. Millions of dollars are invested annually in victim compensation and assistance in every U.S. state and territory, as well as for training, technical assistance, and other capacity-building programs designed to enhance service providers’ ability to support victims of crime in communities across the nation.
Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, provides national leadership in developing the nation’s capacity to reduce violence against women through the implementation of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Created in 1995, OVW administers financial and technical assistance to communities across the country that are developing programs, policies, and practices aimed at ending domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at rainn.org, and publicizes the hotline’s free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual assault; and leads national efforts to prevent sexual assault, improve services to victims, and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
Stalking Resource Center
The Stalking Resource Center is a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime. Launched in July 2000, with initial funding from the Office on Violence Against Women of the U.S. Department of Justice, the center’s mission is to raise national awareness of stalking and to encourage the development and implementation of multidisciplinary responses to stalking in local communities across the country.
Stop It Now!
Stop It Now! prevents the sexual abuse of children by mobilizing adults, families, and communities to take actions that protect children before they are harmed. Stop It Now! relies on the public health model to create programming. Using a combination of research-based public education materials and social marketing campaigns, they seek to change the social climate and foster the prevention of child sexual abuse.
Victim Rights Law Center
The Victim Rights Law Center is leading a new response to sexual violence. Founded as the first law center in the nation dedicated solely to serving the legal needs of sexual assault victims, the Victim Rights Law Center is the leader in representing sexual assault victims’ legal rights within the civil context. We not only provide legal representation to victims of rape and sexual assault to help rebuild their lives, but also promote a national movement committed to seeking justice for every rape and sexual assault victim. Through an innovative model of community collaboration, we have created a network of allies (medical providers, counselors, lawyers) dedicated to improving legal services for rape victims.
AMHC Sexual Assault Services is funded in part by Maine's Department of Health and Human Services, and your generous public and private donations. AMHC Sexual Assault Services is a program of Aroostook County Mental Health Services and is a member of the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault.
In accordance with federal regulations, AMHC Sexual Assault Services does not discriminate in the access to or provision of its services.
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AMHC Sexual Assault Services serves Aroostook, Hancock, and Washington Counties.