Rape Crisis Services
Overview
 
Sexual Assault Examiner Program
Community Education
Contact
 

     
COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is sexual violence?

Sexual violence is when someone forces or manipulates someone else into unwanted sexual activity without their consent. Anyone can experience sexual violence including: children, teens, adults, and elders. Those who sexually abuse can be acquaintances, family members, trusted individuals or strangers.

What are survivors’ rights?

Survivors have the right to consent to or decline post-sexual assault treatment. Survivors also have the right to choose if they want to report to law enforcement. For more information see  the Survivors’ Bill of Rights.

What are minors' rights?

Minors have the right to consent or refuse to consent to all post-sexual assault care. Check out New York State’s Minors’ Rights.

How much are our services?

Services are completely free to survivors.

What age range do we serve?

Our Advocacy Program serves all ages; however, our Sexual Assault Examiner program serves ages 12 and older.

How do I get in contact with an advocate?

To connect with an advocate or get more information,
call the 24/7 Orange County Crisis Call Center at 1-800-832-1200.