Last month SARC was honored to be awarded a significant grant from the Spirit Mountain Community Fund, which is the philanthropic arm of the Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde that operates Spirit Mountain Casino. The grant was to support our Prevention and Education Program led by our program manager, Jenna Harper. Jenna attended their ‘2nd […]
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In celebration of this year’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), SARC presents “Reclaim//Reclama”, a publication highlighting the stories and artwork of survivors from all walks of life throughout the state of Oregon. We have noticed over the years, that there are many voices and experiences that often go unrepresented during local SAAM efforts. This publication is […]
Steps are being taken to ensure survivors of sexual violence are provided advocacy services when receiving medical attention following an assault. On April 25th, Senate Bill 795 passed the Oregon Senate 29-0. The bill would oblige medical staff and law enforcement to contact an advocate when survivors of sexual assault seek medical services. The bill […]
It’s been a couple years since we’ve held a fundraiser and this year we wanted to do something special and impactful as much as possible to raise awareness and funds for SARC. We also wanted to act sooner than later because of the political and social climate we find ourselves in and because we know […]
This year continues to fly by as we head into April, and with so much going on locally and nationally, it’s not surprising things are moving quickly. This month, as we honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month and celebrate SARC’s 40th anniversary, we want to continue to voice our belief that the work we do around […]
This month with recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) we also recognize three of our support line advocates who volunteer their energies, expertise and service. We can’t stress enough how important our volunteers are to the success and continuation of SARC services. We appreciate you! This month, meet Tina, Lua, and Yi, three of our […]
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), but SARC wants you to be more than just “aware.” This year, we organized a series of events around our action-oriented theme: “ACT. EDUCATE. CARE.” According to Google, awareness is a “concern about and well-informed interest in a particular situation or development.” To be aware is important. It […]
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.