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Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA)

  • MCASA’s mission is to help prevent sexual assault, advocate for accessible, compassionate care for survivors of sexual violence, and work to hold offenders accountable. MCASA actively works to end sexual violence in the state of Maryland through public policy, community outreach, education, and technical assistance. The services and resources provided include:

    • An advice and resource page on what to do after a sexual assault which includes connections to medical resources, ways to report, and locating a rape crisis center
    • A complete listing of Maryland Rape Crisis and Recovery Centers as well as a tool for finding the one nearest you. These centers have trained hotline staff available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer questions or to just listen. Your call is free and always confidential. Hotline staff can offer options and help identify what is best for you.
    • A link and toll-free number to contact MCASA’s Sexual Assault Legal Institute, which provides services to survivors including bulleted information about their legal rights, criminal justice advocacy and civil services.
    • Information on medical services, such as the process for obtaining a free SAFE exam, detailed info about the exam process and a list of locations which administer the exam. During the exam, a trained nurse or physician will look for things that might identify an attacker, as well as provide medical care for injuries and to help prevent things like STIs and pregnancy. You can decide to report to the police when you get the exam or you can decide that you do not want to talk to the police at that time-either way the exam will be FREE. An advocate from your local Rape Crisis Center can also accompany you to receive your exam to support you through the process.
    • A resource page which includes all of the aforementioned information as well as links to pdfs and websites for other local and national services, including but not limited to specific resources for male survivors, transgender survivors, and black women survivors.
    • A page for people who have a friend or family member who is a survivor, which includes links to resources, ways to help, access to brochures about sexual assault issues and ways to volunteer.

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Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

  • The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV) is the state domestic violence coalition that brings together victim service providers, allied professionals, and concerned individuals for the common purpose of reducing intimate partner and family violence and its harmful effects on our citizens. The Network accomplishes this goal by providing education, training, resources, and advocacy to advance victim safety and abuser accountability.

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    4601 Presidents Dr, Lanham, MD 20706

Bethel House

  • Bethel House provides emergency food pantry, financial assistance for rent and utilities, domestic violence and sexual abuse counseling, narcotics anonymous meetings, and a youth mentoring program.

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    6810 Floral Park Road Brandywine, MD 20613

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Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County

  • Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County is for domestic violence victims and offenders; offers anger management, emergency shelter, and legal advocacy.

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  • Non-Emergency Support


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    3601 Taylor Street Brentwood, MD 20722

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Community Crisis Services, Inc.

  • Community Crisis Services, Inc. is a 24-hour call center for individuals in crisis or those in need of information on mental health services or social service organizations.

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Catholic Charities

Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA)

  • Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA) is committed to empowering victims of domestic and dating abuse, sexual assault, elder abuse, and stalking to create safe environments for themselves and their children. JCADA provides clinical support services, legal support, victim advocacy, community education and training, and prevention programming.

    JCADA's trained clinicians, attorneys, and advocates support victims through all stages of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, dating abuse, stalking, and elder abuse. They serve women, men and teens ages 14 and over experiencing or witnessing any power-based violence in the Greater Washington DC area. All support services are provided free of charge. 

    JCADA provides:

    • Confidential helpline
    • Crisis counseling
    • Specialized counseling for teens and young adults
    • Safety planning
    • Legal representation in peace and protective order and crime victims’ rights, resources, information, and referrals
    • Educational and therapeutic support groups
    • Alternative therapy programs (e.g., yoga, creative arts)
    • Financial planning
    • Assistance with basic necessities (e.g., grocery or gas gift cards)
    • Case management and advocacy

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