There are many more organizations and websites that help abuse victims now than there were when Cheryl went through her ordeal. One of them is Prevent Child Abuse America.
Prevent Child Abuse America is the national champion of great childhoods for all children. Founded in 1972 in Chicago, Prevent Child Abuse America works to promote the healthy development of children and prevent child abuse before it can occur in order to help children to grow up and contribute in their communities. Their 50 state Chapter Network works every day to promote the kind of strategies and activities that make a difference locally as well as nationally.
They help nearly 100,000 families a year through their Healthy Families America program and put 92 cents of every dollar raised towards programs that help children and families thrive. http://preventchildabuse.org