RESOURCES

RESOURCE LINKS FOR ABUSE VICTIMS IN NEED OF HELP

While some of these resources many not be Christian, others are. We are not validating these websites in any way. We are simply offering them as resources to victims of abuse.

Shelter Listings, Homeless Shelters, Halfway Houses

Family Shelter Service

50 Obstacles to Leaving
Addressing Concerns About Prosecution
Addiction and Abusive Relationships
Barriers to Leaving
Blaming by Naming: Codependence
Characteristics of Women
Collaborating with Formerly Battered Women
Cyberstalking
Denial and Defense Mechanisms
Effects of Domestic Violence on the Victim
How My Relationship Affects My Life
Identify Your Dream
Learned Helplessness vs. Survivor Hypothesis
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: An Interview
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Reactions to Domestic Violence
Relationship Bill of Rights
Scripture and Domestic Violence
Signs of Healing
Stages of Grief: Ending an Abusive Relationship
Stalkers and Stalking
Victims Are Really Survivors
What’s Love Got To Do With it?
Wife Rape

ARE YOU CONSIDERING AN ORDER OF PROTECTION?

What is an Order of Protection (OP)?
Who can ask for an OP?
What are the guidelines for obtaining an Emergency OP?
In what County can I petition?
Where do I get an OP?
When should I petition for an OP?
How much does an OP cost?
What should I bring?
Should I bring my children?
How long will the OP last?
What can an OP do?


National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-SAFE

Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Data Resource Center

SNAP – Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (www.survivorsnetwork.org) is a self-help group that supports people who have been victimized by clergy, and helps them try to pick up the pieces of their lives, heal and move forward. We also cooperate with news media and provide reliable information when we can, as a way to help ourselves recover and prevent future abuse.

GRACE – God Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment

The Mission of GRACE is to empower the Christian community through education and training to recognize and respond to the sin of child abuse.

Together We Heal

Together We Heal provides free counseling to sexual assault victims.

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

religionscell.com
stufffundieslike.com
stopbaptistpredators.org
wickedshepherd.com
bishopaccountability.org
cogicabusewatch.com

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

 

Religion’s Cell: Doctrines Of The Church That Lead To Bondage And Abuse

 

The Truth About Tithing

 

Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, The: Recognizing and Escaping Spiritual Manipulation and False Spiritual Authority Within the Church

 

Healing Spiritual Abuse: How to Break Free from Bad Church Experience

 

Toxic Faith

 

Toxic Spirituality: Four Enduring Temptations of Christian Faith

 

Combatting Cult Mind Control: The #1 Best-selling Guide to Protection, Rescue, and Recovery from Destructive Cults

 

Freedom of Mind: Helping Loved Ones Leave Controlling People, Cults, and Beliefs

 

Poetry For Those Who Are Hurting

 

Releasing the Bonds: Empowering People to Think for Themselves

 

   Bounded Choice: True Believers and Charismatic Cults

Take Back Your Life: Recovering from Cults and Abusive Relationships

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