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Community Sexual Assault Programs

In Washington State, Accredited Community Sexual Assault Programs (CSAPs) are available in each county to help victims and family members receive services, advocacy, and support. CSAPs provide the following free services:

  • Confidential 24/7 hotline
  • Information about sexual assault and potential impact of sexual assault
  • Referral to other community service providers, including medical exams and counseling for the impact of the sexual abuse/assault
  • Crisis intervention and on-going support
  • Medical and legal advocacy

Some Community Sexual Assault Programs also provide counseling and other supportive services. There may be a fee for these services. Insurance and Crime Victim's Compensation may help with the costs.

Enter your county to find the program nearest you:

Child Advocacy Centers

Child Advocacy Centers provide child and family focused services and support for child abuse victims and their non-offending family members.

Child Advocacy Centers' services include:

  • A Multidisciplinary Team approach involving law enforcement, prosecution, medical, therapy, advocacy, and other community resources
  • Medical evaluation onsite or through referral
  • Therapy onsite or through referral
  • Onsite forensic interviews
  • Case staffing, tracking and review

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Crime Victims Compensation

If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual assault, the Washington State Crime Victim Compensation Program (CVC) may be able to help.

CVC was created to help victims with the many costs associated with violent crime. The program covers the cost of forensic medical exams and may provide additional financial compensation to crime victims for other related costs. To learn more about CVC eligibility, coverage or to apply for CVC benefits, click the links below.

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