U.S. and International Resources



The official site of the NYC Mayor’s office provides information on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) including symptoms, risks, prevention, where to get help and advice for residents and businesses.


NYC Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

ENDGBV develops policies and programs, provides training and prevention education, conducts research and evaluations, performs community outreach, and operates the New York City Family Justice Centers. They collaborate with City agencies and community stakeholders to ensure access to inclusive services for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence (GBV). GBV can include intimate partner and family violence, elder abuse, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking


NYC Family Justice Centers (FJC) provide free and confidential assistance for individuals experiencing domestic or gender-based violence, which can include intimate partner and family violence, elder abuse, sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking. Services are provided regardless of your age, income, sexual orientation, gender identity, language spoken, or immigration status.



NYC Well is your connection to free, confidential mental health support. Speak to a counselor via phone, text, or chat and get access to mental health and substance use services, in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365.


Darkness to Light

Darkness to Light is a non-profit that empowers adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse through awareness, education, and stigma reduction. Their work is guided by a vision of a world free from child sexual abuse in which adults form prevention-oriented communities that protect a child’s right to a healthy childhood.


Family Online Safety Institute

Need help talking with your kids about online safety? Want to know about parental controls? Looking for a simple set of rules to use with your children? FOSI’s Good Digital Parenting provides you with videos, tip sheets, resources, blogs, and more. FOSI brings together the best safety messages, tools and methods to reach parents, children, and caregivers. They actively work to educate and inform governments, regulators, industry, and media around the world on a balanced approach to online safety.



Through treatment programs like advocacy centers and group homes designed to help children affected by child abuse, and prevention programs, Childhelp works to educate children and aid in the prevention of child abuse.


Think U Know

Thinkuknow aims to keep children and young people safe by providing education about sexual abuse and sexual exploitation, ensuring that everyone—children, young people, their parents and caregivers and the professionals who work with them— have access to information. The Thinkuknow website provides educational resources, including films, cartoons and lesson plans, to help professionals raise young people’s awareness.


Internet Matters

Internet Matters is a not-for-profit organization that aims to empower parents and carers to keep children safe in the digital world by providing practical advice to help children manage the risks they may face online.


Better Internet for Kids

The vision behind the BIK platform is to create a better internet for children and young people–to foster the exchange of knowledge, expertise, resources, and best practices between key online safety stakeholders, including industry, in order to increase access to high-quality content for children and young people, step up awareness and empowerment, create a safe environment for children online, and fight against child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation.