24-Hour Hotline: 434-977-7273
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Office: 434-295-7273

Charlottesville, Virginia

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Every donation we receive plays a fundamental role in our work to end sexual violence. Below are some of the ways your donation helps:

  • $20 keeps our hotline running for a day.
  • $30 provides a new set of clothes for a victim seen at the ER whose clothes are collected as evidence.
  • $125 provides a therapy session for a child or adult victim of sexual violence.
  • $150 provides a full day of prevention programming to a local school.

Option 1: Donate Online

Use your credit card to make an online donation.

Option 2: Donate by Check

Mail check donations to:
Sexual Assault Resource Agency
335 Greenbrier Drive, Suite 102
Charlottesville, VA 22902


If you would like to host a fundraiser to benefit SARA, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

See our Wish List to make an in-kind donation to support SARA's work in the community.


In a year, our 15 full-time and 7 part-time employees…

  • Reached almost 4,000 community members through presentations, providing resources, knowledge, and skills for helping survivors of sexual violence.
  • Reached over 3,000 students with prevention messages to stop sexual violence from happening.
  • Provided support to over 300 survivors of sexual violence, their friends and family.
  • Attended to 65 survivors during their forensic exam at the Emergency Room.
  • Provided 2100 hours of support to survivors of sexual violence.
  • Trained over 350 adults to prevent sexual abuse.

Did you know?

Our Therapists are trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a leading evidence-based treatment for survivors of trauma.

SARA Advocates provide information about the legal process and  accompany clients to court proceedings.

SARA Advocates bring extra clothing, stuffed animals, snacks, informational resources, and more in a bag with them each time they meet a survivor at the hospital, to be fully prepared to meet their needs.

Our prevention staff work with each school community to develop a creatively tailored plan to engage the entire community in changing the students’ lives.

Our prevention staff never work only with girls – all students need support and education about prevention sexual violence in our community, because it affects us all.

Our prevention staff train teachers and administrators, coaches and bus drivers, parents and clergy, how to advance sexual violence prevention among the young people in their lives.

By funding these positions, you are supporting a fundamental change in our community, where survivors of sexual violence are supported and heal well, and where the next generation stops sexual violence before it starts.


Upcoming Events

Empowerment Group for Pre-Release Inmate Population
Mar 22 2019 - Mar 22 2019
01:30PM - 03:00PM
Brunch for SARA at Brasserie Saison!
Mar 24 2019 - Mar 24 2019
11:00AM - 03:00PM
Greene IAP
Mar 25 2019 - Mar 25 2019
10:00AM - 12:30PM
Simcoe for SARA Release: Reason
Mar 29 2019 - Mar 29 2019
05:00PM - 08:00PM
Brunch for SARA at Brasserie Saison!
Mar 31 2019 - Mar 31 2019
11:00AM - 03:00PM

About SARA

The mission of the Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) is to eliminate sexual violence and its impact by providing education, advocacy and support to men, women and children. Our vision is a community free from sexual violence.

Communities Served

We are located in Charlottesville, Virginia and serve:

  • City of Charlottesville
  • Albemarle County
  • Louisa County
  • Nelson County
  • Fluvanna County
  • Greene County

Contact SARA

 Charlottesville, Virginia

 24-Hour Hotline: 434-977-7273
        Hotline Disclosure

 Office: 434-295-7273

 Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 or fill in the form on our contact page