I cannot rise unless I extend my hand to my sister so that we can rise together. Though we may be different it. We are the same. What makes us the same? We are sisters! Let us walk this journey together and learn from each other. Let us rise together and leave no sister behind as we share our stories and resources.
Resources for you
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org/rainn.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
Frequently asked questions
Reporting to Law Enforcement
Understanding how to report and learning more about the experience can take away some of the unknowns and help you feel more prepared.
What Is a Sexual Assault Forensic Exam?
During a sexual assault forensic exam, a trained healthcare professional can collect DNA evidence from your body, clothes, and other personal belongings.
Tips for Talking with Survivors of Sexual Assault
It’s not always easy to know what to say when someone tells you they’ve been sexually assaulted, especially if they are a friend or family member.
Telling Loved Ones About Sexual Assault
It can be hard to talk about an experience with sexual violence, and sometimes it may feel most daunting to bring it up with people you are closest to. Here are a few questions you may want to ask yourself before telling someone, tips to help prepare for the conversation, and ways to cope with unhelpful reactions if they occur.
How do I learn to heal?
What are some things that I can do to get this past?
EVERY 73 SECONDS,
AN AMERICAN IS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED.
Sexual violence affects hundreds of thousands of Americans each year. While we’re making progress — the number of assaults has fallen by more than half since 1993 — even today, only 5 out of every 1,000 rapists will end up in prison.
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Wellspring Family ServicesRotary Support Center for Families
Rotary Support Center for Families
Seattle, WA 98144
Muslim Housing Services
Washington Department of Social and Health Services
Catholic Community Services
Shelter and homeless services, housing, counseling, job support, child and youth support, mental health support, disability support.
Food and Nutrition Services
St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle King County
Coordinated entry for all! Housing and Shelter Info: 2-1-1
A drop-in day center for single women