Associations in North America

  • USA :  REFOCUS :  an organisation which provides a network of  support     and referrals for individuals recovering from the effects of a destructive cult, or other closed, high-demand group or relationship.

  • Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA) is a worldwide organization of human rights’ activists and survivors from over 17 countries and 5 continents who focus on children’s and victims’ rights to compel the Church to end clerical abuse, especially child sexual abuse, in order to protect children and to seek effective justice for victims.
    ECA demands the end of the Church’s structural mechanism that allows abuse.

Associations in Europe:

    European Federation of Centres of Research and Information on Cults and  Sects, created in 1994, serves as an umbrella organisation for associations which defend victims of cultic excesses in more than 30 countries to date, among them 5 are non-European.

  • IRELAND: Dialogue Ireland
    An independent trust that works to promote awareness and understanding of religious issues and cultism in Ireland.



CIFS in Australia