We are so sorry to hear that you are facing this difficult situation.
If you are currently in danger, please call 911 immediately. If you need to talk with someone about abuse you are suffering, know of, or suspect you may call a regional (classis) safe church volunteer from this list, or you may talk to our Safe Church staff. We will do all that we can, with God's help, to assist you and explore with you what next steps might be possible.
If the situation involves a child who is experiencing abuse please call the appropriate authorities. In the USA 800-422-4453 will connect you to Hotline for ChildHelp. The staff there are professionals that can direct you to the appropriate reporting agency. Or, click here in the USA. In Canada 800-668-6868 reaches the Hotline for KidsHelp. Their staff are also professionals that can direct you to the appropriate reporting agency. Or, click here in Canada.
If you're calling about how to respond to a situation in your church our Safe Church ministry has created a toolkit, Responding to Abuse: A Toolkit for Churches. It can be accessed online or in hard copy through Faith Alive.