Sexual Assault in the Military: Where to Get Help

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Sexual Assault in the Military: Where to Get Help

As the media focus on this issue intensifies,  the military - and others - have ramped up their efforts to create safe places for victims to turn.  Here are links to the resources we have found. 

Safe Helpline: Sexual Assault Support for the DoD Community

Operated by RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN also conducts SafeHelp Room chat sessions. Each of the military branch's SAPR sites (listed below) refers victims to this Safe Helpline for immediate assistance and support.

Army
Sexual Harassement/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP)

Coast Guard
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SAPR)

Navy
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SAPR)

Air Force
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SAPR)

Marines
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SAPR)

 

June 2013; Updated January 2018