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The CARE Program is currently offering both in-person and virtual services.

Our office is open in-person Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5PM

Walk-in Advocacy Hours are currently on hold. To see an Advocate, please fill out an Appointment request, which can be accessed on the top right of the webpage.

Our Mission

CARE operates from an anti-oppression framework and is committed to the eradication of sexual and gender-based violence through creating and sustaining a safe, healthy, equitable community for all people.

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If you are fearful for your safety, please call your local police by dialing ‘911’ or the UC Police Department at 310-825-1491 (24/7).

If you need to speak to a sexual assault counselor urgently, please contact the Santa Monica Rape Treatment Center (RTC) at 424-259-7208. If you need to speak to a counselor, please contact CAPS at 310-825-0768 (24/7).

If you or someone you know has recently experienced sexual violence, a survivor has the option to obtain a free forensic exam (for the purpose of evidence collection) up to five (5) days after an assault at the Santa Monica RTC 24 hours/7 days a week. For more information or to schedule transportation, please call the RTC at 424-259-7208 (24/7). The RTC also offers free trauma therapy regardless of the obtainment of a forensic exam.

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