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Approximately 77% of completed rapes are committed by someone who is known to the victim.

24 - HOUR HOTLINE

(831) 375-4357

(831) 424-4357

SAFE. CONFIDENTIAL.

"I was raped...but I am proud. I am proud of the person I am. I am proud that I survived such torment. I am proud that I did it without the mindless hate of the rapist. I am proud that out of the trauma I created a new beginning, a better Me. I am proud of me!"

We Are Here For You


Sexual assault is never the victim’s fault. The Monterey County Rape Crisis Center can help you through the healing process. If you are seeking help for yourself or someone else, you can find the information you need here.
 
Monterey County Rape Crisis Center provides the following confidential services:

  • 24 hour crisis intervention services
    • Salinas/South County : 831.424.HELP (4357)
    • Monterey Peninsula: 831.375.HELP (4357)
  • Accompaniment:  a certified sexual assault counselor can be present with you in the following settings
    • Medical (Hospital)
    • Law Enforcement (Police station, at our office to report a crime or at follow up interviews)
    • Court (hearings, speaking with the DA/attorneys)
  • Counseling with licensed therapists and registered Interns on a sliding fee scale are offered
    • Individual appointments
    • Group therapy
  • Information and referral to many other community service providers

Services are also available for significant others (parents, spouse/partner, and children over the age 12)