Resources for Sexual Assault Survivors

Emergency Hotlines & Support

Below are links to a number of resources to assist sexual assault victims. Also included are organizations and websites that aim to educate men and women to prevent sexual assaults from happening in the first place. If you are unsure if you should seek help after a possible sexual assault, you should also see our page here.

Resources for Sexual Assault Survivors in San Diego

San Diego Campus Sexual Assault Resources

A photo of Hepner Hall at San Diego State University. The school offers resources for sexual assault victims.

California Resources for Sexual Assault Survivors

Male Sexual Assault Survivor Resources

A man stares out the window, deep in thought. Resources for male sexual assault victims are available.

Resources for Teens & Young Adults

  • Love Is Respect | 866.331.9474
    A safe place for youth to speak with a trained peer advocate about healthy dating relationships and the signs of abuse. Users can also text or chat an advocate.

Phone Apps

  • BSafe
    A personal safety app that allows you to create a safety network to alert close friends or family members if you are in a potentially unsafe situation.
  • Circle of 6
    This app sends a predetermined text message to six friends of your choosing with your exact location if you are in an uncomfortable or dangerous situation.
  • VINELink
    VINE stands for Victim Information and Notification Everyday and it provides victims of crime or concerned individuals status updates on offenders.

More Support for Sexual Assault Survivors

“The core experiences of psychological trauma are disempowerment and disconnection. Recovery, therefore, is based upon the empowerment of the survivor and the creation of new connections.” – Judith Herman

Please note: The resources shared here are solely for your information. Inclusion on this list does not imply an official recommendation.

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