We recognize that not everyone will be ready to pursue legal remedies through the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund right away. We also understand that the first and most urgent need for people who experience harassment or assault is finding a place to turn. We know how hard it is to get advice, help, and trustworthy resources. Below is a short and growing list:
BetterBrave provides a thorough guide to identifying and dealing with sexual harassment, including information on reporting it to HR and seeking legal counsel.
End Violence Against Women International
Working with professionals inside and outside the criminal justice system, EVAWI seeks to improve outcomes for victims and pursue accountability for their assailants. EVAWI's goal is to protect victims, prevent future attacks, and keep communities safe.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the government agency responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to sexually harass anyone in the workplace.
+1 (800) 669-4000
Equal Rights Advocates
Equal Rights Advocates is a nonprofit legal organization dedicated to protecting and expanding economic and educational access and opportunities for women. They provide a toll-free multi-lingual Advice and Counseling Line where you can receive advice and information on your legal rights. All calls are confidential.
+1 (800) 839-4372
Futures Without Violence
Workplaces Respond, led by Futures Without Violence, is a national resource center that provides training and education, tools and resources, and technical assistance to employers, survivors, co-workers, and advocates to prevent and respond to domestic & sexual violence, sexual harassment, trafficking, and stalking impacting workers and the workplace.
Me Too Movement
The ‘me too’ movement supports survivors of sexual violence and their allies by connecting survivors to resources, offering community organizing resources, pursuing a ‘me too’ policy platform, and gathering sexual violence researchers and research. ‘Me Too’ movement work is a blend of grassroots organizing to interrupt sexual violence and digital community building to connect survivors to resources.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.
Rise is a multi-sector coalition of sexual assault survivors and allies working to empower all survivors with civil rights and implement a Sexual Assault Survivor Bill of Rights. In 2016, Rise drafted and passed the Sexual Assault Survivors' Bill of Rights unanimously through Congress, a feat only 21 bills in modern U.S. history have done.
Women in Film Helpline
Women In Film has launched a Sexual Harassment Help Line — an integrated program to refer victims of harassment working in the entertainment industry to designated mental health counselors, law enforcement professionals, and civil and criminal lawyers and litigators.
+1 (323) 545-0333