Chat Rooms

Hey Guest! Fort Refuge chat is limited to members only, just so it's free from spam and trolling. Registration is free, but please keep in mind that we're a peer support group, just a bunch of folks who have been abused, exchanging our experiences, discoveries, thoughts, and opinions on how the trauma of abuse has affected us and how we attempt to recover from its impact. There are no counselors on site, and we can't offer counselling, referrals, or advice. If you're in an acute crisis or are looking for a volunteer to talk to one on one - please see our Help page instead, it has a few chatlines you might find useful.

Abuse Survivors Chatrooms

local_cafeLight Chitchat
Trigger-free zone to escape to when you need a break from abuse-related issues and want to talk of kittehs and unicorns. Please take heavy topics to one of the rooms below.
weekendSerious Topics
Topics related to child abuse, domestic violence, rape, PTSD, poor ADLs, or any other issue you may be struggling with. Don't worry about triggering others: we're here to talk of abuse and are capable of self-care. No DID, self-inflictions, adult issues, religion, ritual abuse, or off-topic.
peopleDID/MPD
Dissociative Identity Disorder (also known as Multiple Personality Disorder), DDNOS, switching, alters, inner communication, time gaps, etc. While both bigs and littles are welcome in all rooms, topics related to dissociative issues belong in this room only.
vpn_keyGot Keys 🔑
This is where weekly chats take place. Feel free to use it as a spare room the rest of the time, it's only open to those who have keys, 13+.
child_careDID Youth Group 🔑
Only open to littles/middles (alters under 13) and moderators. Mostly used for hosted chats, but also serves as an extra room for kids to hang out and support each other.

I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
~ Mahatma Gandhi