What Is Sexual Assault
Sexual assault is any sexual contact that is committed without explicit consent of the victim. Sexual assault can be perpetrated verbally – labeled, nickname or cat calling; mentally - sending or receiving unwanted explicit photos; emotionally – blackmail or owed sexual contact after a date or gift and physically - unwanted sexual touching, forcing a victim to perform sexual acts, or rape.
SERVICES WE OFFER FOR SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT
Our advocates work to make every survivor of sexual abuse feel safe, empowered and confident in a supportive, non-judgmental environment. Services offered include a 24-hour crisis hotline, crisis counseling, safety planning, information and referrals, legal advocacy, and more.
Our advocates and councilors also provide hospital accompaniment and work with trained registered nurses around the clock who administer timely, sensitive, and comprehensive forensic medical exams for adults and children who are victims of sexual violence.
All service are free and confidential
If you are ready to talk, call the hotline at 830-693-5600.