Sexual Assault: Resources

Spartans for Safety - Sexual Assault

Counseling Services

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

YWCA Rape Crisis Center

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

U.S. Department of Justice: Help and Support for Victims

Knowing or experiencing sexual abuse can be confusing and difficult to handle. Learn what to do in the event that you or someone you know is a victim of sexual abuse.

Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline

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.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

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
(800) 826-7653.

Cyber Tip Line

National Center for Victims of Crime

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.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

By phone: (800) 656-4673. Toll-free National Sexual Assault Hotline.

Online: Instant-messaging format 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.