Sonoma County’s Rape Crisis, Trauma, and Healing Center
Rape Crisis Intervention
Verity’s sexual assault and rape crisis line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is staffed by trained, compassionate, California State Certified sexual assault victim counselors for confidential counseling, emergency assistance, information, and referrals. Crisis intervention is provided to anyone affected by sexual assault, including survivors and their family and friends.
Verity extends sexual abuse, trauma, and rape counseling services to clients who have been physically and/or emotionally traumatized at any point in their lives.
By working with families, friends, and significant others of survivors, we are able to support all individuals affected by trauma. We work with adults and children who are over the age of six and provide individual, group, couples, and family counseling.
In keeping with the mission and philosophy of Verity, our Prevention Education Department aims to increase our community’s awareness of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and child abuse.
We present prevention strategies and intervention advice through classroom and community presentations. All presentations are tailored to each individual group, are available in English and Spanish, and free of charge. We believe education is key to eliminating sexual violence from our community.
Verity Will Be Closed!
Verity will be closed on Monday, November 11th, 2023, in observance of Veteran’s Day. Please call our Crisis Line at (707) 545-7273 for support and services during this time.
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“The history of the rape crisis movement in the United States is also a history of the struggle of African American women against racism and sexism.” – Gillian Greensite
February is Black History month – a time for us to celebrate, highlight, and honor the contributions of Black Americans – something essential we should do not only the second month of the year, but every day of the year.
At Verity, Sonoma County’s Rape Crisis and Healing Center, we are constantly inspired by the power of community support to create positive change. This year’s giving season launches today on “Giving Tuesday” – a holiday celebrating charitable giving. This year, we invite you to make a lasting impact on the lives of survivors by joining Verity’s movement. Donations to Verity provide crucial resources, such as educational programs, crisis intervention, advocacy, and counseling services, ensuring survivors have access to the help they need all year round.
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Online Community Resources
In addition to the services we provide in person and via our crisis line, Verity regularly publishes articles about topics related to trauma, sexual abuse, and community violence. Please check back regularly for new articles, or contact us to suggest a topic that’s important to you. Visit our blog to see more.
We are working remotely and in-office at all locations on a staggered schedule. Please be certain to call in advanced before making plans to visit our physical locations, either at the FJC or on Steele Lane. We are still operating within our normal business hours. Please keep this in mind when contacting us, as we may not be immediately available via our office numbers, but will get your call soon. Our crisis line is fully operational so if you have an emergency, please call our crisis line.
If you have an immediate crisis, please call our rape crisis intervention hotline at (707) 545-7273 or call 911 for emergency services.
For all other inquiries about Verity, including the services we provide, upcoming events, or volunteer opportunities, please call (707) 545-7270 or fill out the contact form on this page. We will reply within two business days.
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