540-981-9352 (24/7 crisis hotline)

Now What?

You have rights as a survivor of sexual violence.

Our Forward Virginia Plan

Learn what to expect when coming to our office.

Talk It Out

All of our counseling services are free and confidential.

We Believe You.

24-Hour Crisis Hotline

Our hotline is available if you are in crisis, need support, and/or want accompaniment to the emergency department, police station, or court. 540-981-9352


SARA provides counseling for survivors and their loved ones ages 13 and older. To schedule an appointment, please call


Navigating the medical and legal systems during a crisis can feel overwhelming on your own. We can help be your guide throughout the process.

Educational Workshops

Our goal is to increase public awareness about the impact of sexual violence and challenge prevailing attitudes which perpetuate the problem of sexual violence.

SARA Roanoke’s Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SARA Roanoke’s Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SARA Roanoke COVID-19 Operational Update(6/23/2020) As Virginia continues to reopen and navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, SARA will slowly and carefully begin to re-implement in-person response for survivors of sexual violence as well as their loved ones. And while many...

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