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If you are a victim of sexual assault and need immediate assistance, please contact our toll free hotline at 1-888-772-7227 or find your local rape crisis center.

For general inquiries or requests for assistance, call 1-800-692-7445 or 717-728-9740 or email us using the contact form.

Confidentiality Alert: Email is not a safe or confidential way to talk to someone about the violence or abuse in your life (NSVRC has a link here too). If you suspect child abuse or neglect you are encouraged to make a report to ChildLine: 1-800-932-0313. Please be aware that if you share information about child abuse or neglect PCAR staff may be mandated to report to ChildLine.

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape also welcomes calls from the press and is happy to provide facts, context, expert opinion and referrals to additional sources on topics related to sexual violence including but not limited to:

  • General information about rape, child sexual abuse, campus sexual assault, sex trafficking and other forms of sexual violence
  • Services and resources for victims of sexual assault and abuse
  • Preventing sexual assault
  • Victim privacy concerns
  • Offender behaviors
  • Barriers to reporting sexual assault
  • The impact of sexual assault on victims, families and communities
  • Legislative initiatives

Our department, led by Chief Public Affairs Officer Kristen Houser, also has the ability to connect media with topic experts working across the country and throughout Pennsylvania, including the 50 rape crisis centers that provide services to the Commonwealth.

For media-related inquiries, contact: or call 717-728-9740.

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
2101 North Front Street

Governor's Plaza Building 2

Harrisburg, PA 17110

Twitter: @pcarorg