24-Hour Hotline: 210-349-7273

Compassionate, anonymous and confidential 24/7.

Hospital Advocacy

Overview

Every survivor who chooses to go to the hospital for a forensic exam has the right to state-certified advocate accompaniment. The Rape Crisis Center trains and sends advocates around the clock to meet survivors at the hospital and provide support during the exam. On average, we respond to two to three new sexual assault cases a day. An advocate is dispatched when our center is contacted by the hospital telling us a survivor has arrived or is in route. Advocates stay the duration of the exam and provide support and resources to both the survivor and any loved ones who may have accompanied them.

Ways We Help

  • Filling out paperwork
  • Providing community resources
  • Giving emotional support
  • Ensuring no one goes through this process alone

Other Crisis Intervention Services

24/7 Phone Support

Our trained advocates are ready to take your call through our in-house, 24-hour hotline at 210-349-7273 or toll-free at 1-800-656-HOPE.

24/7 Online Support

We offer 24/7 live support through our in-house hotline. The RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) national hotline is an additional 24/7 chat resource.

Prison Rape Elimination Act

We manage a crisis hotline at the Bexar County Jail for incarcerated survivors of sexual violence to receive support.

Walk-ins Welcome

During regular office hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9am-8pm; Friday: 9am-5pm; Saturday: 9am-1pm

Get More Info

For more on our walk-in services or any other service, call us:
24-hour Hotline: 210-349-7273

We’re here to help, and your safety is our priority. All calls and chats are answered by a trained advocate and are completely anonymous and confidential. Everyone is welcome to call or chat—not only survivors, but also their friends and family, as well as anyone with a question about sexual assault or how to support a survivor in their own lives.