Our mission is to offer hope, support, and advocacy to victims and people affected by sexual assault and stalking, to provide education about sexual violence and to promote prevention.
Rape Response Services strives to create an atmosphere of non-violence by pursuing a mission of social change. We believe in a comprehensive vision of sexual violence prevention which balances both a responsibility to individuals affected by sexual violence, as well as to society as a whole. We believe that recognition of the connection between sexism and sexual violence is vital to our social change efforts. RRS works to support and encourage an end to all forms of oppression, and view this as an essential part of our efforts to eradicate sexual violence and create lasting, positive social change.
Rape Response Services is committed to treating all people with the highest level of compassion, dignity, and respect, regardless of age, gender, race, culture, ethnic background, sexual orientation, religion, ability, socioeconomic status or any other social marker. Rape Response Services believes strongly in supporting the right of the victim/survivor to make self-directed choices about issues raised by the experience, as well as choices that enhance an individual’s emotional and physical health, and overall wellness. We fully support an individual’s freedom to make reproductive choices and to have access to all reproductive services. RRS is committed to empowering survivors and eliminating sexual violence.