SARC’s services are also available to the following groups:
Incarcerated or formerly incarcerated people who have experienced sexual violence
Under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), incarcerated people in Washington County who have experienced sexual abuse are able to access SARC’s confidential support line and receive advocacy when they are transported to the hospital for medical attention following a sexual assault. SARC also provides ongoing support to incarcerated people who have experienced sexual abuse.
People who are experiencing housing instability
SARC has specialized services to help people whose housing stability has been affected by experiences of sexual assault, secure, maintain, support and/or leave housing. This may include shelter, financial assistance, lease breaks and/or providing essential items.
People who identify as Latinx and/or speak Spanish
All of SARC’s programs have services available in Spanish and all of our Latinx community services are provided by members of the Latinx community. We offer 24-hour services, case management, counseling, support groups and community education in Spanish.
Adults who have experienced sex trafficking
Adults who have experienced sex trafficking are always welcome at SARC. All of our direct services are available, including 24-hour services, case management, counseling and support groups. Youth and young adults up to age 25 who have who have experienced sex trafficking, are referred to a partner agency that specializes in these services for that age group.
We provide services to people regardless of what they do for work. All of our direct services are available, including 24-hour services, case management, counseling and support groups.
Friends, family, loved ones and community members
Sexual violence can negatively affect friends, family, and loved ones as well. Friends, family members, and loved ones can call so that they can gather information, get support themselves, or learn skills to support the ones they love.