Looking for additional support, information, or resources? The highly respected local and national organizations below should get you started.
Harborview Abuse and Trauma Center
King County-based services include 24/7 care for sexual assault and child abuse, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program, and psychosocial care for children, families, and adults affected by trauma.
Providence Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse
Snohomish County-based center with a team of advocates, forensic nurses, nurse practitioners, counselors, and social workers for those impacted by sexual, physical, and/or relationship violence.
Stop It Now
A national Helpline for support if you are worried about an adult’s behavior, worried about a child’s behavior, worried about your own thoughts and behaviors, or need support as an adult survivor of child sexual abuse.
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (1-800-656-4673) and has comprehensive resources on sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and consent laws in each state.
National Human Trafficking Hotline
The hotline connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and supports to get help and stay help. The hotline also receives tips about potential situations of trafficking and facilitates the reporting of that information to the appropriate authorities.
Parents often ask me what safety, sexuality, and consent books I read with my kids, and what have been the most helpful to me.
Like my general parenting library, I am well-stocked because of my deep love for books. Below, however, are some of my favorites in this area—these are the books I have read with my children, and that have been impactful for me both personally and professionally.
Clicking on the book cover will take you directly to Amazon to learn more about these fantastic books and parenting tools. (As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.)