1 in 3 women will be victimized
by rape or attempted rape
in her lifetime.
Toll Free 1-877-927-2248
Línea en Español (316) 263-2044
355 N. Waco, Suite 100
Wichita, KS 67202
Office: (316) 263-0185
Fax: (316) 263-0563
Information or help available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Our advocates are available to assist victims as they move through the medical and legal systems. Medical advocates will meet the victim/survivor at the hospital emergency room or during a scheduled exam to provide support and offer information. Court advocates provide support, offer information/referrals and accompany through law enforcement and district attorney interviews and throughout the court process; preliminary, jury trial and sentencing.Through a collaborative project with Harbor House and WASAC the PFA Legal Assistant who is housed in Family Court Services will assist people who have experienced sexual or domestic violence and are in need of a protection order.
We can provide intermediate, short-term, individual therapy for children who have been victimized, either directly or indirectly, by sexual abuse.
We have one-on-one crisis counseling available in our offices. We do not charge for these services and all sessions are confidential.
WASAC also offers support in short-term group setting. This type of self-help
service is very beneficial in allowing victim/survivors to share
experiences and their feelings about the assault and, in addition, participants learn information and coping techniques from each other.
We have bilingual advocates available to provide direct victim services, education, and advocacy to the ESL community within the Wichita area. our educational programs
Children, ages 3-10, learn personal safety about touching and how to report sexual abuse. This program was designed specifically with children in mind and offers information in a non-graphic way.
Designed for 7th-12th grade students, this program touches on personal body rights, reducing one’s vulnerability, definitions of non-stranger rape, and sexual harassment. Students also learn about community resources available for them should they become a victim of sexual assault.
We offer information and speakers to community organizations and businesses in an effort to further educate our community. The programs outline the myths of victim blaming, offers local and national statistics, and explains the obstacles to reporting.
This curriculum instructs adults in the areas of child sexual abuse and personal safety for children. It includes: basic information on child sexual abuse; ways to approach personal safety with various ages of children; and how to respond if a child discloses information.
Teachers, law enforcement officers, social workers, case managers, medical
personnel and other professionals who work with children/adult
survivors can receive vital training to expand their knowledge in the area of victimization.