Standing Together Against Rape

The mission of Standing Together Against Rape, Inc., (STAR) is to provide the best quality of crisis intervention, education, and advocacy services to survivors of sexual assault, sexual abuse, their families, and the community.

Service area: Anchorage, AK.  Including Hiland Mountain Correctional Facility, Anchorage Correctional Facility, and McLaughlin Juvenile Detention Center

Work with: All survivors of sexual assault and provide services to survivors’ family and friends.

Services for survivors during incarceration include: : Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline, by mail; medical accompaniment during forensic exams; court accompaniment and legal accompaniment for sexual assault cases; in-person services such as advocacy sessions at local jails, youth detention centers, and/or prisons; and information and referrals.

Services for survivors after release include: Individual advocacy sessions, trauma counseling, and support groups.

Services for loved ones include: All of the above, except support groups.

Fees: All services are currently free.

Additional Information: Interpreters are available upon request, for over 90 languages.  STAR is unable to work with sex offenders or provide in person services to violent offenders, although STAR will always provide reporting options by phone to any inmate.