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Sexual Assault Resources

Metropolitan Police Department

Sexual Assault Unit (202) 727-3700

Youth and Preventive Services Division

Investigates cases involving minors

(202) 576-6768

Liaison Units for the Metropolitan Police Department

Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit

This unit will call you back once you page them.

1-877-495-5995 (Pager)
Latino Liaison Unit (202) 673-4445
Asian Liaison Unit (202) 535-2653

National Resources for Sexual Assault Victims


National number to reach counselor anywhere in the country.

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Provides information about sexual violence


Local Resources for Sexual Assault Victims

Child and Family Services Agency

Report suspect child abuse in DC

(202) 671-SAFE

DC Rape Crisis Center

24-hour hotline, counseling for childhood and adult sexual assault, advocacy services.

(202) 333-RAPE (7273)

Men Can Stop Rape

Outreach and education and prevention work with men and boys.

(202) 265-6530

Safe Shores

DC Children's Advocacy Center

(202) 645-3200

Financial Assistance

Crime Victims Compensation Program (202) 879-4216

Chinatown Service Center - Crime Victims Assistance Partnership

Assists Asian victims who are seeking crime victim compensation

(202) 898-0061

Ayuda, Inc.

Assists Spanish-speaking victims who are seeking crime victim compensation

(202) 387-2870

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Resources for Sexual Assault (TTY Number)

Metropolitan Police Department

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Liaison Unit

(202) 671-2864 email: dhhu2002@yahoo.com

DAWN (Deaf Abuse Women’s Network)

24-hour TTY Hotline, confidential, advocate available

1-800-290-DAWN (3296)
DC Rape Crisis Center (202) 328-1371 From 9am to 5pm

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