Sexual Assault Center. The Sexual Assault Center of Family Services provides services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for victims of sexual assault or abuse, and their families and friends. Services are confidential and free of charge.The Sexual Assault Center provides sensitive services to all victims regardless of their age, gender, race, sexual orientation, or disability.
need help dealing with feelings they experience after a sexual assault impacts their lives. Sexual assault is a serious crime, and is known to have short- and long-term effects on victims and those who love and care for them. If you are a victim of sexual violence seeking assistance or would like more information.
Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) The Sexual Assault Response Team of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County is a community collaborative of representatives from law enforcement, criminal justice, medical, educational and other community organizations that respond to survivors of sexual assault and develop effective means of prevention.
Sexual violence also affects victims’ relationships with their family, friends, and co-workers. 12. 38% of victims of sexual violence experience work or school problems, which can include significant problems with a boss, coworker, or peer.
Most perpetrators of sexual assault are male, whether the victim is female or male. Victims can be males or females of any age, race, social class, appearance, or sexual orientation. The majority of sexual assault victims are women and girls, but many men and boys are sexually assaulted, too.