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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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Personal Safety Workshop

Thursday, April 17th from 12-1 p.m. in the Old Library, Room 217

Discussion is designed to help people identify their risks and evaluate their strengths, and to explore their options for dealing with the threat of violence.

In this safety workshop, emphasis will be placed on;

  • Identifying prevention strategies if faced with a dangerous situation
  • Exploring intuition as a safety tool
  • Understanding and practicing boundary setting skills  
  • Learning various escape options

This WomenStrength Personal Safety Workshop:

  • Is for any adult (men and women welcome)
  • Does not include any physical self-defense skills
  • Will be discussion based, so come with questions 

Sexual Violence Hotlines

RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network):
RAINN.ORG or 800-656-HOPE (4673)
Sexual Assault referral throughout the United States.

Sexual Assault Resource Center:
503.640.5311
Advocacy for sexual assault survivors living in Washington County.

Proyecto UNICA:
503-232-4448
24-hour hotline for Spanish speaking survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Megan’s Law Hotline
1 (888) 275-7365
Parents for Megan’s Law and the Crime Victims Center (PFML/CVC) provides national Helpline community support and assistance on issues related to Megan’s Law, sex offender management and sexual assault prevention. You can contact PFML/CVC trained staff who are available to support you and your community.

The Survivor Project:
503-288-3191
Advocating for intersex and transgendered survivors of domestic and sexual violence

 

Sexual and Domestic Violence Resources Handout-View PDF