What is Sexual Assault?
Sexual violence encompasses any non-consensual sexual conduct. Sexual violence can be perpetrated by a family member, friend, stranger, acquaintance, etc. Sexual violence perpetrators use force or coercion to exert their violent behavior. House of Hope seeks to help victims of sexual violence heal by providing free counseling, safe shelter, emotional support at the hospital, advocacy through medical or judicial systems, transportation to crucial appointments and other supportive services as identified by the individual.