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Quick Escape

Give Dignity

$30 provides a new set of clothes for a victim at the emergency room.

Help Heal

$125 provides a therapy session for a child or adult victim of sexual violence.

Save a Child

$150 provides a full day of prevention programming to a local school.

SARA

OUR MISSION

ELIMINATING SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY

Services are provided free to all survivors, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, age, economic status, education, parenthood, physical and/or mental abilities, national origin, immigration/documentation status or any other status.

Support Services

SUPPORT SERVICES

PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE

SARA’s Support Services are available to all survivors of sexual violence, including men, women, and children. Support Services are also available to friends, family, and loved ones of survivors. All of our Support Services are provided free of charge. Survivors of every age, race, gender identity, and sexual orientation are welcome at SARA. We offer services in English and in Spanish. 

Prevention

Prevention

EDUCATION TO PREVENT SEXUAL VIOLENCE

SARA currently provides 2- to 4-year consulting to assist schools as they develop prevention education programs for their students. Our Prevention Education staff draw from the most recent research and most effective curricula to build teacher training, classroom-based violence prevention education, after-school clubs, policy improvement, and more.

Online Training

TRAINING

RESOURCES FOR COMMUNITY TRAINING

SARA's Outreach Coordinators are happy to provide allied professionals, community groups, faith organizations, etc. with an overview of SARA's mission and our services in the community.  The dynamics of sexual violence and its impact in our community provide a background for discussing the need for our services in the community and what SARA does to support survivors, educate community members, and to prevent sexual violence from occurring in the first place. These presentations will be tailored to meet each group's needs and focus area.


GET INVOLVED

DONATE, VOLUNTEER AND GIVE

By supporting SARA, you support a fundamental change in our community, where survivors of sexual violence are supported and heal well, and where the next generation stops sexual violence before it starts.

Blog

READ OUR BLOG

FOLLOW THE LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

Stay up to date with everything that SARA is doing to help our community and help eliminate sexual violence.

Contact

CONTACT US

24/7 HOTLINE - CALL 434-977-7273

Call our office at 434-295-7273. Mailing Address: Sexual Assault Resource Agency, 335 Greenbrier Drive, Suite 102, Charlottesville VA 22901. For directions to our office location, please call 434-295-7273.

Upcoming Events

Women Empowerment Event
Jul 31 2021 - Jul 31 2021
07:00AM - 12:00PM
Fluvanna IAC Meeting
Aug 05 2021 - Aug 05 2021
09:30AM - 11:00AM
Louisa IAC
Aug 12 2021 - Aug 12 2021
09:30AM - 11:00AM
Fridays After Five
Aug 13 2021 - Aug 13 2021
05:30PM - 08:00PM
Nelson IAC
Aug 16 2021 - Aug 16 2021
02:00PM - 03:30PM

Latest News

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What is Outreach?

23 July 2021 - 46 Views

This week, SARA hosted two Outreach Volunteer Trainings and started planning our outreach efforts for the remainder of the summer…

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Bystander Intervention: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

15 July 2021 - 85 Views

I’m sure we have heard of bystander intervention before, whether it be in the news, from your favorite teacher, a…

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Why Long-Term Therapy?

14 July 2021 - 110 Views

SARA is one of the few (maybe only) agencies in the area that provides free, long-term therapy to address complex…

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How You Can Help SARA Thrive

30 June 2021 - 143 Views

As we wind down this fiscal year and prepare for the next, it comes with new opportunities and new challenges.…

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Interpersonal Violence in LGBTQ+ Communities

17 June 2021 - 159 Views

  It's All Connected is a discussion series exploring the intersections of interpersonal violence prevention. In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride…

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What is Prevention?

11 June 2021 - 231 Views

  When fire-fighters arrive on the scene to spray a building that’s on fire, they are managing a fire, but that’s not…

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About SARA

The mission of the Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) is to eliminate sexual violence and its impact by providing education, advocacy and support to men, women and children. Our vision is a community free from sexual violence.

Communities Served

We are located in Charlottesville, Virginia and serve:

  • City of Charlottesville
  • Albemarle County
  • Louisa County
  • Nelson County
  • Fluvanna County
  • Greene County

Contact SARA

 Charlottesville, Virginia

 24-Hour Hotline: 434-977-7273
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