Sexual Assault is a crime that happens when you are forced, threatened or manipulated into sexual contact against your will. Commonly referred to as rape, sexual assault is the most under-reported crime in the United States. Rape is a crime of violence and power. It is caused by an urge to control another human being in the most personal way. No one "asks" or "deserves" to be raped.
Sexual Assault includes:
If you have experienced sexual assault:
Only 26% to 32% percent of rapes are ever reported to police.
Approximately 2/3 of sexual assaults are committed by someone who is known to the victim.
One in three women has been the the victim of an attempted or completed rape.
If you are the victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking you may feel alone, afraid and confused.
There is help available to you.
Ask for help by calling:
We have outreach offices in the counties listed below.