Adult Survivors of Child Abuse

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse is an international self-help support group program designed specifically for adult survivors of neglect, physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse. The ASCA  program offers:

  • Community based self-help support groups
  • Provider based self-help support groups
  • Web based self-help support groups
  • Survivor to Thriver workbooks

ASCA ‘s purpose is to assist adult survivors of child abuse in moving-on with their lives. In the program, gentle encouragement and support is used to transform an individual’s self-identity from victim, to survivor, to thriver.

ASCA  was created with the intention that all members of the survivor community, irrespective of their financial situation, have access to a superior program for recovery.

The Survivor to Thriver Manual is an essential workbook in the ASCA program. It is is used both independently or in Step Work meetings. The manual can be downloaded from the site’s  Meetings Resources page.

ASCA is an innovative and effective support program designed specifically for adult survivors of physical, sexual, and/or emotional child abuse or neglect. The program was designed to support and assist survivors of child abuse, irrespective of their financial situation, in moving on with their lives.

The two basic components of the ASCA program are individually reading and working the Survivor to Thriver manual and participating in ASCA meetings. Meetings are the backbone of the ASCA recovery program.

Information taken directly from the ASCA website.

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