the Hope of Survivors

About Us

Great NonprofitsThe Hope of Survivors is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting victims of clergy sexual abuse and misconduct, as well as providing educational and informational materials andseminars to pastors and churches of every denomination, worldwide. The Hope of Survivors also offers limited 3-day programs for victims to further their healing.

GuideStarThe Hope of Survivors is a registered California nonprofit corporation and is authorized to conduct business in the states of Wyoming, Ohio and Texas as a foreign corporation under the same name. La Esperanza de los Sobrevivientes, the Latino Division of The Hope of Survivors, is registered in the state of Texas. The Hope of Survivors also maintains official offices with volunteer staff in Australia (registered NGO), Romania (registered NGO) and the UK.

Professional memberships include: Adventist-laymen’s Services & Industries (ASI), American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), and Outpost Centers International (OCI). The Hope of Survivors has been recognized by GreatNonprofits and GuideStar Exchange.

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The Hope of Survivors provides funding for research projects on the experiences of survivors of clergy/pastoral sexual misconduct. Indirect research project costs are limited to 10% of the amount granted. For more information, please contact us. Project requests for funding for 2014-2016 have been awarded. 

GREAT NEWS!!! The Hope of Survivors is now mobile! I’m in! , one of our valued sponsors, has designed and developed our mobile app, which is now available for download from Google Play. I’m in! also helps businesses deploy various mobile coupon and loyalty programs. These programs enable users to find great discounts at stores like Macy’s, Amazon, JC Penney and Kohl’s. Please visit their website at“I’m in! Are you?”

The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart...Psalms 34:18