Sexual Assault Can Happen to Anyone
Sexual assault can happen to anyone of any age, gender, race, and socioeconomic background. It can happen at any time or place. Assailants may be strangers, acquaintances, friends, or family members. Perpetrators may use violence, threats, coercion, manipulation, or other forms of pressure or deception to commit sexual assault.
24 HOUR HOTLINE
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The Ozark Rape Crisis Center (ORCC), is a non-profit organization concerned with the serious problem of sexual violence in our community. The mission of ORCC is to work toward the elimination of sexual violence through service, advocacy, and education. Because each person has the right to live free from sexual violence, we will work with integrity, build trust, provide access, and demonstrate consistency in the communities we serve.
ORCC OFFERS THE FOLLOWING SERVICES
24-Hour Crisis Hotline - Trained advocates provide crisis intervention services and emotional support to victims of sexual violence on our 24-hour toll-free crisis line.
Victim Advocacy - Advocates are on call 24-hours a day to provide hotline support, accompany victims to area hospitals, law enforcement agencies, court, etc. to provide assistance and support throughout the medical, legal, and criminal justice process. In-office consultation is available during regular office hours.
Information and Referral Services - Follow-up care is available for all victims of sexual violence, including referrals to other service providers for help in easing the physical and emotional pain of sexual violence.
Support Groups - Support groups are offered for survivors of rape and sexual assault. Groups provide a safe, confidential place for survivors to support each other. Please call the office for more information on our support groups.
Community Education - Ozark Rape Crisis Center provides primary violence prevention education in schools, churches, businesses, and other community organizations. Staff members are also available to provide sexual violence awareness programs and in-service training for professionals.