April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
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:
Advocacy for sexual assault survivors living in Washington County.
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:
Advocating for intersex and transgendered survivors of domestic and sexual violence
Sexual and Domestic Violence Resources Handout-View PDF