1. "National Sex Assault Hotline" - 24/7: 800.656.HOPE(4673)
Visit rainn.org for more information about sexual assault and resources.
"Sex Abuse Treatment Center" – satchawaii.com
- Hotline: The Sex Abuse Treatment Center’s (SATC) 24-hour hotline is 524-7273.
- SATC can offer support, care and advocacy immediately following an assault. Counseling and support is also available for individuals who have experienced sexual assault in the past. Go to satchawaii.com for more information.
- Medical Care and Evidence Collection: A medical examination is important because it can treat possible injuries, protect from sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and prevent pregnancy resulting from the assault. Examinations are done within 72 hours of a sexual assault at the Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children at 1319 Punahou Street. SATC will hold all evidence collected during the examination, whether or not you are ready to report the assault to the police.
More information about the forensic exam:
- You can bring a friend or relative for support to the hospital.
- After calling the 24-hour hotline, an advocate will meet you at the Emergency Room of the Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children.
- You can receive the forensic exam even if you do not wish to report the assault to the police.
- Interpreters are available for those who have limited English ability or if you are hearing impaired.
- The SATC worker provides crisis counseling during the medical exam.
- There is NO COST for the forensic exam or the crisis counseling.
- Any treatment received directly in the Emergency Room will be billed to medical insurance. The SATC physician conducting the forensic exam can address any medical concerns you have unless otherwise indicated.
Counseling: Support is available for all survivors. A sexual assault can be an intense physical and emotional experience. It is common to feel shocked, confused, and overwhelmed. Experienced professional staff at SATC can provide counseling to help in the healing process. For more information, please visit satchawaii.com.
1. "National Network to End Domestic Violence"
"Domestic Violence Action Center" – www.stoptheviolence.org
- The Domestic Violence Action Center’s (DVAC) free legal Helpline is 808-531-3771.
- The Domestic Violence Action Center provides services to address domestic violence through legal representation for high-risk divorce, temporary restraining orders, post-decree and paternity cases. DVAC also provides advocacy for survivors by assisting with navigating the system as she or he moves toward a life of safety and self-sufficiency.
- Temporary Restraining Orders – DVAC advocates are available at Family Court to assist individuals in the temporary restraining order process.
- A web resource that provides information and support to people fighting domestic abuse, mental illness and addiction.
4. Addiction Resource
- Addiction Resource was founded in 2014 to provide a community for those recovering from addiction and to help patients find the highest quality care for a successful recovery. Our goal is to provide resources to help patients and their loved ones so that they may stay on the road to recovery, and can successfully overcome addiction for life.
1. "Stalking Resource Center"
Click here for information about community services on the neighbor islands.