Sexual Assault: Resources
Counseling Services provides free and confidential 1-on-1 counseling for matriculated SJSU students. Counselors will facilitate your recovery from sexual assault trauma and help develop your personal and interpersonal strengths. We are also available for crisis M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm. Therapy group for rape and trauma survivors may also be available.
For more information or to make an appointment: 408-924-5910
The YWCA Rape Crisis Center helps residents of Silicon Valley to minimize the traumatic aftermath of sexual assault and to promote safety, mobility, and freedom from abuse for all people. We provide a 24-hour, seven days-a-week crisis hotline, immediate crisis counseling and assistance, information and referrals, and accompaniment services to medical, police, and court facilities. Our services are provided at no cost for all survivors of sexual assault or abuse, as well as their loved ones.
- 24-hour crisis line for survivors, family members, and friends.
- Accompaniment of survivor to hospital and through the reporting and judicial process.
- Child abuse and assault prevention programs for children, teens, and the general community.
- Peer support groups for rape and childhood sexual abuse survivors.
- Free confidential crisis counseling.
Contact the 24-hour Rape Crisis Hotline at (408) 287-3000 or (650) 493-7273, or at Stanford University (650) 725-9955.
We are a free, conﬁdential, nonproﬁt organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area, that primarily helps families from South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka among others) facing domestic violence, emotional abuse, cultural alienation, human trafﬁcking or family conﬂict.
We are non-discriminatory in our services with respect to gender, race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and all classiﬁcations protected by applicable state or federal discrimination laws.
In addition to English, the volunteers at Maitri speak Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Marwari, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu among others.
Toll Free Helpline 1-888-862-4874
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By phone: (800) 4-A-CHILDDarkness to Light
By phone: (866) 367-5444. Toll-free helpline for individuals living in the United States who need local information and resources about sexual abuse.
By phone: (800) 843-5678. Available 24 hours a day.
This toll-free line is for reporting any information about missing or sexually exploited
children to the police. This number is available throughout the United States, Mexico,
and Canada. The TDD Hotline is
By phone: (800) 394-2255.
Toll-free helpline offers supportive counseling, practical information about crime and victimization, and referrals to local community resources, as well as skilled advocacy in the criminal justice and social service systems.
By phone: (800) 656-4673. Toll-free National Sexual Assault Hotline.
Both hotlines are free and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and offer secure, anonymous, confidential crisis support for victims of sexual assault and their friends and families.