Through the links below, KCSARC provides a wealth of information related to sexual violence. This information will help you better understand how to prevent sexual assault and respond if it happens.
Information for Victims of Sexual Assault
Information for Family Members, Guardians, Teachers and other Community Members
*NEW* KCSARC’s Books: He Told Me Not to Tell, Especially for Parents
Resources on Bullying
CourtWatch Reports and Resources
While the information is grouped in categories for ease of use, the information may be useful to people across categories. You may also want to check these links to other web resources as well as KCSARC's list of legal resources.
Safety planning is an important tool in recovery from sexual assault and prevention planning. Learn about ways to keep safe through protection orders and Washington State’s Address Confidentiality Program.
We’re sure you have many questions about sexual assault and how to seek help, or help someone you know. Check the FAQs, and feel free to call our 24-Hour Resource Line at 888.99.VOICE to get your questions answered.
General information regarding sexual assault:
KCSARC Programs and Services (pdf)
How to Identify Grooming Tactics & Prevent Sexual Assault (pdf)
*Safety In Your Neighborhood (pdf)
Top 10 Tips to Reduce the Risk of Sexual Assault (pdf)
Ending Sexual Violence (pdf)
Information for victims of sexual assault:
Recovering from Sexual Assault: If It Happens to You (pdf)
What Next...A Supportive Guide to a Sexual Assault Investigation (pdf)
Surviving Sexual Assault...Stress & Relaxation (pdf)
Rape Trauma Syndrome (pdf)
Tips for Testifying (pdf)
Information for family members, guardians, teachers and other community members:
*Talking to Your Children About Sexual Assault (pdf)
*Talking with Your 4-11 Year Old (pdf)
*Talking With Your 9-12 Year Old (pdf)
Deciding What to Do When a Friend Needs Help (pdf)
ACT for your kids (pdf)
Reducing the Risk for Children in Our Care (pdf)
Telling Isn't Tattling (link)
The Trouble with Secrets (link)
Something Happened and I'm Scared to Tell (link)
It's MY Body (link)
A Terrible Thing Happened (link)
Translated Publications (thank you to Dynamic Language Center for translation)
Dando Voz / Program Brochure (pdf)
Rompa el Silencio / Ending the Silence - Agency Brochure (pdf)
ACT for your kids - Laotian (pdf)
ACT for your kids - Vietnamese (pdf)
Ending Sexual Violence - Cambodian (pdf)
Recovering from Sexual Assault – Russian (pdf)
he told me not to tell is a wonderful primer for learning about sexual assault, and teaching your kids about the touching rules as part of the larger context of everyday safety. It was the first book ever published to teach parents how to talk to their children about sexual abuse, and has been printed in 10 languages in 8 countries. At last count, over a million copies have been distributed. KCSARC just recently published a new version. You can download this publication for your family or friends.
KCSARC’s books for adults who have a child or children who have been victims of sexual assault:
*These are resources on talking with children and keeping communities safe.