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APRIL: SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH

April 1 - April 30

APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH. JOIN NCEDSV AND PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT THE STATE TO ADVOCATE FOR and assist SURVIVORS

NCEDSV is participating in the national SAAM campaign through social media awareness initiatives and by promoting statewide resources for sexual assault.

Join us in promoting public awareness of sexual assault prevention and response through social media. NCEDSV will post SAAM-specific content via our social media channels throughout April, that you can then share to your pages to help raise community awareness. Add links to your own websites and resources, and share with your audiences.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Learn more about SAAM through the
National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s (NSVRC) website.

SEXUAL ASSAULT PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES

SOUTHERN NEVADA

Offers free or low cost health care in individuals, including safe services for those that are a part of the undocumented or refugee community. Services are available to those age 12 and older. Services are provided on a sliding scale fee and insurance is accepted. Teens can receive services without parental consent. No one is turned away for inability to pay.

  • Family Planning Clinic Can provide Plan B to victims of sexual violence as walk ins. Will also test for STD/STIs with birth control appointments, but not as walk-in appointments.

Decatur Location
(702) 759-1039
280 S. Decatur Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89107

East Las Vegas Public Health Center
(702) 759-0889
570 N. Nellis Blvd., Ste. D-1, Las Vegas, NV 89110

  • Sexual Health Clinic Provides testing and treatment for STI/STD’s. Survivors can walk in to receive testing however it is best to call and make an appointment, since the clinic can close if the maximum number of patients waiting is reached. Currently, the wait for an appointment is about a week. If the survivor feels comfortable, they can disclose that they have experienced SV and speak to a nurse and they will try to see the survivor as soon as possible.

Decatur Location
(702) 759-0702
280 S. Decatur Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89107

702-733-9800
401 S. Maryland Pkwy. Las Vegas, NV 89101

This community-based organization supports and promotes activities directed at furthering the well-being, positive image, and human rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community, its allies, and low to moderate income residents in Southern Nevada. This organization is an advocacy network that provides advocacy and community resources for survivors and can assist in completing the victims of crime application. They have free, rapid HIV testing Monday – Thursday.

24-Hour Hotline: (702) 366-1640
Phone Number: (702) 385-2153

RCC is here for all clients affected by sexual abuse and assault. Their services are provided at no cost to victims. Services include medical accompaniment, general and court advocacy, support group, counseling, and yoga.

rcclv.org

1800 West Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89102

Performs Sexual Assault Nurse Examinations and can conduct the forensic exam, Jane Doe exam, or the medical-only exam.

umcsn.com

24-hour hotline: 702-895-0602

Cares for any UNLV student, faculty or staff member that has experienced sexual assault, stalking, domestic/dating violence, or is concerned for a friend.

unlv.edu/carecenter

702.258.5855

Family and Child Treatment of Southern Nevada (FACT) is a non-profit agency, dedicated to helping Nevadan’s heal from the traumas and cycle of abuse, neglect, violence, and addiction through education, prevention, and treatment services.

factsnv.org

The Queer Anti-Violence Project (QAVP) provides Southern Nevada with specific victim/survivor services and anti-violence services directly related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual persons (LGBTQIA).

24 Hour Hotline: 702.425.7287
Toll free: 888.425.7287
Office: 702.425.7288

genderjusticenv.org

NORTHERN NEVADA

775.784.8090
toll-free 800.992.5757

Helps individuals locate health centers in their area.

nevadahealthcenters.org/northern-nevada

24-hour hotline: (775) 883-7654

This community agency connects survivors to advocates, emergency shelter and SANE exams in Carson City, Nevada. They provide a wide variety of services to their community such as advocacy, parenting classes, shelter, victim court advocacy, and more.

aedv.org/programs-and-services

Phone: (775) 284-2750

This community agency connects survivors of all ages to advocates, emergency shelter and SANE exams in Reno, Nevada. They provide a wide variety of services to their community such as advocacy and more. Will not pay for STI/pregnancy treatment and testing if a SANE exam is not performed.

aedv.org/programs-and-services

24-Hour Hotline: (775) 221-7600
24-Hour Text Line: text SASS to 839863

Help all sexual assault survivors—whether it took place today or 30 years ago. Their sexual assault advocates offer free, confidential support to survivors.

cssnv.org/sexual-assault/

700 North Spring Street Caliente, Nevada 89008

Performs Sexual Assault Nurse Exams and can conduct the forensic exam, Jane Doe exam, or the medical-only exam

gcdmc.org/

2001 Errecart Blvd, Elko, NV 89801

Performs Sexual Assault Nurse Exams and can conduct the forensic exam, Jane Doe exam, or the medical-only exam.

nnrhospital.com

1500 Ave H, Ely, NV 89301

Performs Sexual Assault Nurse Exams and can conduct the forensic exam, Jane Doe exam, or the medical-only exam.

wbrhely.org

NATIONAL RESOURCES

Plan B website

Helps survivors and advocates locate Plan B emergency contraceptive in their area,
as well as help them afford this over the counter medication with a $10 off coupon.

National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-4673

SAAM CAMPAIGN RESOURCES

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign goal is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. The campaign theme for 2020, I Ask, champions the message that asking for consent is a healthy, normal, and necessary part of everyday interactions.

VISIONARY VOICE AWARD RECEPTION

April 1, 2020
10 a.m. – 11a.m.

NCEDSV and NSVRC present the 2020 Visionary Voice Award honoring Cristina Hernandez.This event is part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This award recognizes individuals who have shown efforts to help put an end to sexual violence around the country. NCEDSV and NSVRC both aim to promote awareness by connecting the public with information they need to educate their communities.

APRIL EVENTS SAAM EVENTS

Please let us know about your organization’s SAAM events so we can help promote
them. send events by email to Communications Coordinator Sara Conrad.
(subject to change/in flux with coronavirus)

DENIM DAY

April 29, 2020
Wear jeans with a purpose, support survivors, and educate yourself and others about all forms of sexual violence. For more information visit denimdayinfo.org.

5TH ANNUAL DENIM DAY
Presented by the Rape Crisis Center and Zappos

April 29, 2020
World Market Center, Las Vegas
5:30 – 8:30pm
Food and drink and a celebration of survivorship with the Survivor Runway Show.
Early Bird Tickets – $100 per Ticket
$125 after April 10th
http://rcclv.org/denim-day-2020

INTERNATIONAL ANTI-STREET HARASSMENT WEEK

April 19-25
This year is the tenth anniversary of International Anti-Street Harassment Week, and it will be the last. Use the hashtag #StopStreetHarassment and visit stopstreetharassment.org for more details.

AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION OUT OF DARKNESS WALK 2020

April 4, 2020

The 2020 Out of Darkness walk will be hosted by the Nevada Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on April 4, 2020 at Craig Ranch Regional Park in Las Vegas, NV. Registration for the walk begins at 9AM, and the opening ceremonies around 10AM.

DAY OF ACTION

April 7, 2020

NSVRC is asking everyone to wear teal, the color of sexual assault awareness and prevention, on the SAAM Day of Action. Wearing teal as a ribbon, shirt or accessory will serve as a conversation starter for important issues about consent, respect and supporting survivors. Share a selfie using the hashtags #SAAM, #IAsk and #Teal.

DAY OF SILENCE

April 24, 2020
The Day of Silence is a student-led event where people take a vow of silence to demonstrate the silencing effects and erasure faced by LGBTQ people in schools across the country. Find out more at GLSEN.org and use #DayofSilence to show your support.

NEVADA EVENTS

April 1 Live Stream – Visionary Voice Awards Reception for Cristina Hernandez
To check out more SAAM events in Nevada, visit our calendar.

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