Library of Resources
Stop It Now! has the practical, hopeful and specialized resources adults need to prevent child sexual abuse. Follow the links below to review, download or order prevention materials or search for specialized resources.
We know that lack of information is a key barrier in taking a step to prevent child sexual abuse. That's why we've also made available a searchable database of the resources used by our Helpline staff as an additional tool for understanding child sexual abuse and taking actions to prevent it.
To find resources, enter the title, a portion of the title or any key word to bring up all relevant resources.
|Mothers of Sexually Abused Children: Organization||
An online resource and support site for mothers whose child or children have been sexually abused.
|Mothers of Sexually Abused Children (Circle of Moms)||
An online community of parents and caregivers whose children have been sexually abused.
|Mothers Against Sexual Abuse: Organization||
Education and resources for survivors and their families.
|Mental Health Services Locator (SAMHSA)||
Resource directory to locate mental health services across the US.
|Massachusetts Citizens for Children: Organization||
State-based advocacy group promoting children's rights in Massachusetts through community education and mobilization, including the Enough Abuse campaign against child sexual abuse.
|Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect (Child Welfare Information Gateway)||
Fact sheet summarizing state laws regarding mandated reporting, including discussion of confidentiality and standards for reporting.
Support, treatment, and advocacy for male survivors of abuse.
|Male Survivors of Abuse (A Men's Project)||
A list of web-based resources for men who are survivors of child sexual abuse.
|Making Daughters Safe Again||
Online community and information resource for survivors of mother-daughter sexual abuse.
|Legal Aid Programs (Legal Services Corporation)||
Search resource for locating local legal aid programs
|Leadership Council on Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence: Organization||
Scientific organization dedicated to providing professionals and lay persons with current research affecting public health and safety
|La Strada International: European Network Against Trafficking in Human Beings: Organization||
Anti-Trafficking network focused on prevention, public awareness, and intervention and advocacy for survivors.
Provides training to address online child pornography concerns.
|Kids Help Phone: Canada (1.800.668.6868): Organization||
Phone and web counseling and self-help information for youth age 20 and under.
|Kid and Teen Safe: An Abuse Prevention Program for Youth with Disabilities (National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women)||
Program guide for the replication of a school-based physical and sexual abuse prevention program for youth and parents of youth with disabilities.
|Kempe Foundation for Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse: Organization||
Provides research on the effects of child abuse and neglect, and outreach and training nationally and internationally.
|Keeping Your Children Safe (Mothers of Sexually Abused Children)||
Outlines ways to re-establish safety in the home after a child has been sexually abused by a parent.
|Keeping Kids Safe Ministries (Correctional Ministries and Chaplains Association)||
Information and resources to help faith-based communities build safety in their environment, including consultations and training to work with sex offenders in the community.
|Justice for Children: Organization||
Offers information, guidance and assistance to adults who are trying to keep the child safe in the child protection system. Offers a Pro Bono Legal program for free legal help when it appears that a court or agency will return a child to an abusive situation.
|Joyful Heart Foundation: Organization||
Provides information and support for survivors, professionals, and the community through Healing & Wellness, Education & Awareness, and Policy & Advocacy programs.