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For Survivors

If you are a survivor of a sexual assault, age 12 or older, you may want to know about:

time-sensitive infoTime sensitive information.


going to the hopsital Going to the hospital.


reporting to policeReporting the assault to the police.


next stepsThinking about your next steps.


your rights Your rights as a survivor in the state of Massachusetts.


imageSupport and services available to you.


Your local Rape Crisis Center is also available to support you as you explore your options.

If you are a survivor under the age of 12, you can talk with your local Children's Advocacy Center.

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This project was supported by Grant #2009-WF-AX-0014 awarded by the Violence Against Women Grants Office, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety & Security Office of Grants & Research and subgranted to the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center. Points of view in this document are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice or the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety Programs Division.