If You Have Suffered, You Are Not Alone
If you or your loved one has been the victim of a sexual assault it is important to remember that you are not alone. A 2001 study of Washington State women found more than 1-in-3 reported that they have been victims of sexual assault/abuse at some point in their lifetime. National statistics say that 1-in-5 boys are sexually assaulted before age 16. All types of people experience sexual assault/abuse.
No matter what—you are not to blame and there is help available. We hope you will find the answers to some of your questions throughout this web site.
If you have additional questions or would like to talk, please contact us at:
The Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County is a community-based agency that advocates for victim-survivors, their families and friends. The agency embraces the goal of providing support and information so that a victim may empower herself or himself to heal, while acknowledging the victim-survivor’s dignity and respect of her or his decisions.
The Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County advocates the victim-survivor’s right to:
- Be believed;
- Receive non-judgmental support;
- Choose her or his own pace and path of healing;
- Expect privacy and confidentiality;
- Accept or reject any agency service offered; and
- Receive accurate and current information.
We serve any individual whose life has been impacted by sexual assault, regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, age, income, veteran status, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.
If you want to enroll in Therapy Services call (253) 474-7273.