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If you were sexually assaulted, where would you seek help?

Care. Compassion. Respect.

Our Sexual Assault Response Center provides immediate support and compassionate care for victims of a sexual assault or rape.

We also offer ongoing support for survivors during their journey of  recovery and healing. Our confidential programs and services are provided at no charge and include:

On-Call Response TeamIf you decide to call the police following a sexual assault, you may request that the police notify our On-Call Response Team. We provide an on-call advocacy team that offers immediate support for sexual assault survivors.

Sexual Assault Response Center If you have been assaulted, you may come directly to our center. The LACASA staff empowers you to make choices regarding every aspect of your care. All services are private and confidential, which makes the center a preferred alternative to seeking treatment in a public hospital emergency room.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners  –  Our Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) provide forensic examinations in a compassionate and confidential setting. Our private examination facility is equipped with highly advanced forensic evidence-gathering technology. 

Counseling We offer counseling services for victims, survivors, their families, and their friends at no charge

Support Groups Survivors find a safe place to express their feelings and explore ways to heal from their experience in our support groups.

Fast Facts
  • 44% of victims are under age 18
  • 80% are under age 30
  • 2/3 of assaults are committed by someone the victim knows
  • 60% of sexual assaults are not reported to police
  • 15 of 16 rapists will never spend a day in jail
  • 57% of rapes happen on a date
LACASA Staff Insight

Why Children Don’t Tell: Sandusky case sheds light on complexities of child sexual abuse

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is updated regularly in the footnote section, which provides links to ongoing news about the Penn State Scandal and its aftermath. By Robin L. O’Grady with Nicole Matthews-Creech The conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky captured the nation’s attention and cast a spotlight on an endless question: […]