We are here for you 24/7/365. We provide support to people of all genders impacted by sexual violence, inclusive of survivors, their friends, family members, and helpers.
If you or someone you know has experienced a sexual assault, violence, stalking, or relationship violence, whether it just happened, or happened years ago, we can help.
By calling 413-545-0800 you will reach the SASA Staff:
We listen and provide support and can help you understand your options and talk through what to expect. You decide what you want makes the most sense for you and what you want.
You can access:
We have about ten professional SASA staff and approximately forty evening and weekend staff inclusive of interns and volunteers. All of our SASA staff are trained rape crisis advocates who can provide support and advocacy.
Our evening and weekend staff answer the hotline and can support you through a medical advocacy. Our daytime staff can also provide short term counseling, support groups and police, court, and campus advocacy. All of our staff have legal confidentiality.
We strive to live our values of inclusivity with approximately 50 % of our staff identifying as BIPOC. Our staff includes members from many communities and identities inclusive of LGBTQ, a range of abilities, immigrants, and spiritual affiliations to name a few.
We are all works in progress. Our staff receive ongoing training on equity and inclusion. We understand the connection of our social identities to trauma. We know that healing can look and feel different for people. You are the expert of your experience and your needs, and we can provide support, tools, resources and hold space for you.