The providers who answer calls placed to the hotline are known as RAINN affiliates.
To be part of the National Sexual Assault Hotline, affiliates must agree to uphold RAINN’s confidentiality standards.
One nationwide hotline number makes it easier for survivors to be connected with the help they deserve.
Anyone affected by sexual assault, whether it happened to you or someone you care about, can find support on the National Sexual Assault Hotline.
HOPE and online.rainn.org) has helped more than 2 million people affected by sexual violence.
Sexual assault service providers are organizations or agencies dedicated to supporting survivors of sexual assault.
In this case, the number will be confidential and will be given directly to the organization’s staff member for a callback.
If you reach an answering service, you can try calling back after some time has passed, or you can choose to call during regular business hours when more staff members are available.
It’s made up of a network of independent sexual assault service providers, vetted by RAINN, who answer calls to a single, nationwide hotline number.
Since it was first created in 1994, the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.