The Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture is a treatment program jointly supported by Bellevue Hospital Center and the NYU School of Medicine. The Program was established in 1995 to provide multidisciplinary treatment and rehabilitative services to survivors of political torture and their families.
In October 1999, a team of doctors who worked in ARCT and ACHR, Albania, supported by the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) set up a rehabilitation centre. The Kosova Rehabilitation Centre for Torture Victims (KRCT) is an independent, non-governmental and non-profit organisation placed in Prishtina.
The Berlin Center for the Treatment of Torture Victims (BZFO) was founded in 1992 with support from the German Red Cross. The BZFO is a non-profit association committed to the rehabilitation of torture victims. The idea for the establishment of a treatment center was born out of the confrontation with the history of Nazi medicine, the subsequent refusal of a large part of the German medical profession to face up to the Holocaust survivors and to grant them reparation and rehabilitation. (Also in German)
Florida Center for Survivors of Torture is a regional treatment center for refugees and others who are survivors of torture and extreme trauma. Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services is the lead agency in a collaboration with three area resettlement agencies (Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, Lutheran Services Florida and World Relief) and the University of South Florida`s Medical School and School of Public Health.
Kontras (The Commission for Disappearances and Victims of Violence) was formed in March 1998 by the coalition of 12 pro-democracy NGO`s (Non Government Organization ) such as KIPP (Independent Committee for Election Watch), AJI (the Alliance Independent Journalist), YLBHI (Indonesia Legal Aid Foundation), and one student organization PMII (Indonesian Islamic Student Movement) and activist in response to the Indonesian government`s silence regarding disappearances.
The Centre for Torture Survivors in Finland (CTSF) carries out mental health work among immigrants. It is a specialized medical treatment unit that assesses, treats and rehabilitates refugees who are traumatized because they have been tortured in their home countries. The refugees` close relatives are also included in the treatment.
Centrum `45, founded in 1973, is the dutch national centre for medical-psychological treatment for members of the resistance and victims of war and organized violence. In order to realise its aims Centrum `45 offers a broad range of therapies (in Dutch).
The Programme of Assistance for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (PASTT) provides specialised support services to permanently resettled humanitarian entrants and those on temporary substantive visa products living in the community who are experiencing psychological or psychosocial difficulties associated with surviving torture and trauma before coming to Australia.
Survivors of Torture, International (SOTI) is an independent, non-profit organization founded in 1997 to care for survivors of politically-motivated torture and their families. It is based in San Diego, USA. SOTIs clients come from all over the world.