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Adult Survivors of Child Abuse
International. 29 affiliated groups. Founded 1993. Mutual support for adult survivors of physical, sexual and/or emotional child abuse or neglect. Encourages victims to become survivors, then thrivers. Online support group meetings, monthly newsletter, group starter manual and general information. Offers assistance in starting groups. Write: ASCA PO Box 281535 San Francisco, CA 94128 Voice: 415-937-1854 Website: http://www.ascasupport.org E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 2/12/2014
The Lamplighter Movement
International. 92 chapters in 13 countries. Support for individuals who are recovering from any kind of sexual abuse, incest, child sexual abuse, rape, domestic violence or sexual assault. Help in starting new local support chapters. To find an existing group in ones area click on 'Chapter Locations.' For starting new groups click on 'Start a Group in Your Area' (both on the Navigation section on the upper left). Website: http://www.thelamplighters.org E-Mail: email@example.com Verified: 2/12/2014
Online. Founded 2001. Provides mutual support for adult survivors of child abuse and their loved ones. Forums include: physical, sexual, verbal, emotional and ritual abuse survivors. Offers both open and private chat rooms. Write: isurvive PO Box 120 Felton, CA 95018 Website: http://www.isurvive.org E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 2/7/2014
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