In the immediate aftermath of a sexual assault, you have many choices to consider and decisions to make. Some are time-sensitive. It is important for you to have information about your rights and options, and available resources, so you can make informed decisions.
The Rape Treatment Center provides comprehensive treatment for sexual assault victims and their families, including 24-hour emergency medical care, forensic examinations and crisis counseling. Our medical clinic is dedicated exclusively to sexual assault victim care 24 hours a day. It is located within the hospital, in a private, safe, therapeutic setting. The medical clinic is staffed by highly trained professionals with specialized expertise in the medical, forensic and psychological aspects of victim care.
If you are in the greater Los Angeles area, call the Rape Treatment Center at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center (424-259-7208), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for information and support. All Rape Treatment Center services are free.
If you are outside the greater Los Angeles area, you can find information about victim assistance resources near you by contacting RAINN, 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). RAINN is a national, free, confidential hotline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.