The CARE Program is currently offering both in-person and virtual services.
Our office is open in-person Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM
Walk-in Advocacy Hours are Monday - Friday, 11AM – 3PM
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.
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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