Among many notable national events since the assumption of power by the new White House administration, such as the recent immigration and refugee ban, the reinstatement and amplification of the global gag rule, threats to strip Sanctuary Cities and States of federal funding, also comes a threat to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Since […]
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This month’s spotlight is on one of our programs, STRYDE for CSEC. Here is a Q&A with Hannah Geist, Program Coordinator. Q: Can you explain what ‘CSEC’ and ‘STRYDE’ stand for? Hannah: CSEC stands for: Commercially Sexually Exploited Children, though we like to refer to them as youth as opposed to children. STRYDE stands […]
SARC welcomes Randali deSantos as our new LatinX Case Manager! It is with great excitement that SARC announces Randali’s addition to our Case Management team. We did a brief Q & A with her so you could get to know her as well as her plans for SARC’s LatinX Program. Q: How did you first get […]
On February 22nd, SARC Staff will be taking a road trip to the Oregon State Capitol in Salem for Lobby Day, our chance to make our voices heard in the 2017 Oregon State Legislative Sessions. Throughout the day, staff and volunteers will attend meetings with state representatives and their aides to advocate for legislation that […]
In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the Sexual Assault Resource Center invites you to an evening of slam and spoken word poetry by local artists. Join us in bringing voice to sexual assault awareness. Saturday, April 30th, 6 PM – 8 PM Solace & Fine Espresso 4655 SW Griffith Dr #160, Beaverton, OR 97005 This […]
SARC is announcing a group for older teens who have experienced sexual assault. Our Teen Support Group is an ongoing, open ended, psycho-educational support group for older teens 16 through 19 yrs. old who have experienced sexual assault during their teen years by someone outside their family. For more information or to make a referral contact Kathy […]
While SARC engages in agency-wide strategic planning our 24-hour line for all support, information, and referral calls will be temporarily transferred to our sister agency Portland Women’s Crisis Line (PWCL) for the next three months. SARC will continue to maintain all in-person responses during this time. Anyone is welcome to call us during business hours […]
As part of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the Sexual Assault Resource Center (SARC), invites you to an open house at our RYSE Resource Center. THURSDAY, JANUARY 28TH 6:00-8:00 PM IMAGO DEI COMMUNITY 1302 SE ANKENY ST. PORTLAND, OR 97214 The night will be filled with art and poetry from our amazing youth and young adults, unveiling their strengths, […]
The SARC Alder Program will be offering a FREE 10-week psychoeducational group aimed at addressing sexuality and intimacy needs for adult survivors of sexual trauma starting March 3, 2016. The group will meet Thursday evenings at the SARC Alder Program office. The group references work done by both Wendy Maltz (The Sexual Healing Journey, 1991) […]
SARC offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 18, 2016. Our support line services will be fully operating. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
For over 40 years, SARC’s dedicated staff and volunteers have been providing crisis intervention and ongoing support services to folks who have been impacted by sexual violence. Crisis intervention, including over the phone support and in-person response, is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our operations are funded through government grants and generous donations from private foundations, companies, and individual donors, so that we may always offer our services to clients at no charge.
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The Sexual Assault Resource Center (SARC)- Oregon operates its program, services and activities in compliance with federal nondiscrimination laws. No person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), disability, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any of our programs.