National Resources

Verity strives to provide as many services as possible to sexual assault and trauma victims in Sonoma County. In addition, victims may find the following organizations helpful.

Art Heals: Arte Sana (art heals) is a nonprofit agency for underserved survivors of gender and racial violence that promotes healing and empowerment through the arts and community education. Arte Sana es una agencia que existe para ayudar a nuestras comunidades a sobrevivir y prevenir la violencia a través de la educación comunitaria y el empoderamiento artístico/cultural.

Centro Nacional de Información de la Salud de la Mujer: A general womne’s health information page in Spanish. Una página sobre salud de la mujer en general, únicamente en español.

Child Abuse: The Childhelp USA® National Child Abuse Hotline is open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Don’t be afraid to call. No one is silly or unimportant to us. If something is bothering you or you want information, CALL! The National Child Abuse Hotline is 1-800-422-4453 (1-800-4ACHILD)

Domestic Abuse Guide: Statistics, myths, resources, and treatment options for those suffering from domestic abuse. For local support, contact the YWCA.

Domestic Violence: National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence. For local support, contact the YWCA.

Domestic Violence Resource Library: A very useful guide of domestic violence resources that is searchable by location, audience, and type of services offered. For local support, contact the YWCA.

Domestic Violence Financial Help & Planning: The goal of this resource is to enable women in domestic violence relationships to utilize this financial guide to provide options when stuck in a challenging situation. For local support, contact the YWCA.

Incest: Support for adult survivors of childhood incest.

Legal and Institutional Resources: Find US courts, jails, prisons, police departments, sheriffs, and district attorneys, including addresses, hours, phone numbers, and services.

Rape, Abuse, & Incest: The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN carries out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.

Recovered Memories: This is a good compendium of research on recovered and repressed memory. This links to information on sexual assault and boys.

Sexual Violence: NSVRC – National Sexual Violence Resource Center – is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, statistics, and resources related to sexual violence.

Sexual & Domestic Violence in Later Life: Preventing and Responding to Domestic & Sexual Violence in Later Life

Silence Speaks: A website where survivors, witnesses, and prevention advocates diverse in age, race/ethnicity, religion, class, ability, gender, and sexual orientation can find the support, skills, and equipment they need to create original multimedia pieces about the impact that violence has had on their lives.

Teen Dating Violence: A simple guide on recognizing signs of teen dating violence.

Women’s Health: The Federal Government source for women’s health information.

Update:

Due to Covid-19, we are working remotely.  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.

Immediate Crisis

If you have an immediate crisis, please call our rape crisis intervention hotline at (707) 545-7273 or call 911 for emergency services. 

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