Sexual Violence

Hope Center

Inspire Hope:  Committee Against Domestic Abuse

Love is Respect

Click here to read about the "Love Is Respect" organization.

Click on "Understanding Teen Dating Violence and Sexual Abuse" under "Resources."

Numerous other helpful segments, including "Relationships 101" with info about trust, healthy boundaries, consent and more.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Information on abusive (physically, emotionally, or sexually) relationship; tips how to help a friend or family member who is being abused.

Sexual Violence Center

Southern Valley Alliance

Highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone in Minnesota’s Carver and Scott Counties who is experiencing domestic violence, seeking information or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

Women's Advocates

24 Hour Crisis Line: 651-227-8284 or Statewide Toll-Free: 1-866-223-1111

588 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102

April is Sexual Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, and unfortunately, teens are victims of sexual violence far too often. The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) of Scott County, Minnesota wants teens and young adults who have been affected by sexual violence, to know it’s never too late to tell somebody. It is not your fault, and you are not alone. We are trusted resources you can talk to. We believe you and we are here to help you.

We Believe You

We Believe You Scott County Attorney’s Office: We Believe You Scott County School Districts: We Believe You Scott County Law Enforcement: We Believe You Allina Health Forensic Nurse Examiners: We Believe You Sexual Violence Center: We Believe You The Link: We Believe You