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.

Volunteer in 2019!

Volunteer in 2019!

Why volunteer for SARA? Our Volunteer Crisis Advocates (VCAs) are able to develop new skills and gain new experiences that reach beyond their roles as advocates and inform their day-to-day lives.

Meet Dina!

Meet Dina!

SARA is excited to introduce our new Education and Outreach Coordinator, Dina Hackley-Hunt! Dina joined SARA in October 2018.  She earned her B.A. in Psychology and Speech Communications from UNC-Chapel Hill and is in the M.A.L.S program at Hollins University. She has...

Why Tosha Volunteers

Why Tosha Volunteers

When we choose to volunteer, typically we’re choosing to do so for others, but I never expected a volunteer experience to help me. My training, those who are a part of SARA, and those who I been able to help have all taught me to be my own hero.

You Can Be the Difference.