Sexual Assault Response Center (SARC)

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Sexual Assault Response Center

The Sexual Assault Response Center (SARC) provides comprehensive, free and confidentialrape crisis services to sexual assault survivors aged 12 and older and their non-offending family members, friends and partners throughout the State of Delaware. SARC is committed to providing healing, hope and empowerment to individuals whose lives have been impacted by sexual violence whether the assault happened yesterday or many years ago. If you or someone you care about has been sexually assaulted, reaching out for help can be the first step toward recovery and healing.

For 24/7 assistance and information on your options, call our rape crisis hotline at(800)773-8570 to speak with a Sexual Assault Response Advocate (SARA). SARA’s are available to assist survivors in need of medical, police and legal accompaniment, supportive telephone counseling, aftercare follow-up services, as well as information and referral to vital community services.

How We Can Help – Services Offered by SARC

   24/7 Sexual Assault Response Helpline

   24/7 Medical and Legal Accompaniment

   Information and Referral to Resources

   Aftercare Follow-Up Case Management Services

   Individual Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Counseling

   Support Groups

   Community Outreach and Prevention Education

   Center Locations: Newark, Wilmington & Georgetown



Get Involved and Support Our Efforts

   Volunteer to Become a SARA

   SARC Wishlist

   Become a Friend of SARC by joining our mailing list

Victim Services Policies and Information

For more information, contact Elizabeth McCourt, Sexual Assault Response Center Director,
at 302.224.4060 x210 or

This program is funded through the Delaware Criminal Justice Council by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women.