Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving a criminal of his crime. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim—letting go of the pain and transforming oneself from victim to survivor.

– C.R. Strahan

Where can I find additional resources?

You can find more information through the following organizations:

  •  The National Domestic Violence Hotline. 
    Visit Website | call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) | 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
  • The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN). 
    Visit Website | call 800-656-HOPE (4673)
  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center. 
    Visit Website | call 1-877-739-3895
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice Victim’s Rights Services
    Visit Website
  • Love is Respect.
    Visit Website | call 1-866-331-9474 | Text loveis to 22522