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What is sexual assault? And how does KCSARC help?

07.09.21

Sexual assault is any unwanted or illegal sexual contact or behavior.

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A family’s new normal: Stephanie’s story

08.18.21

“As a parent, walking alongside your children’s sexual abuse story and recovery is tough.”

-Stephanie

Amanda Nguyen keynotes Drawing on Our Strength Sept. 29

07.16.21

“People are more than just what happened to them. It’s what you do about it.” – Amanda Nguyen

Amanda keynotes Drawing on Our Strength fundraiser Sept. 29. Learn more about this amazing champion for survivor rights!

24-hour support, just a call away

07.08.21

“Resource Line, may I help you?”

Those six words connected more than 3,600 callers last year to the help and information they needed following a sexual assault.

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Press Mention

05.20.21

Among the backlog of cases in King County Superior Court are 408 sexual assault victims who have been waiting an average of 563 days from the time the defendant in their case was arraigned.

Earning accreditation

03.25.21 | By Mary Ellen Stone

We’re pleased to report that KCSARC once again has been awarded accreditation, as it has since the process was established.

Cindy’s BE LOUD story

03.02.21

Justice system must work for all survivors

08.12.20

We believe Black lives matter, and we stand with Black, Indigenous and and people of color. As elected officials make decisions about police funding, they must offer a clear vision of how changes will affect sexual assault victims who are participating in the criminal justice system.

Racism and sexual violence

06.08.20

For too long, unaddressed personal, interpersonal, institutional and structural racism has provided fertile ground for violence, including sexual violence.

To survivors and our community

05.08.20 | By Mary Ellen Stone

We will never waiver from our core commitment to survivors, and that commitment transcends politics. Our openness to hearing a survivor’s truth should not be based on who the perpetrator is. Making that calculation diminishes the experience of all survivors.

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