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A program of Cumberland River Comprehensive Care Center, Inc., Cumberland River Rape Victim Services provides crisis and ongoing counseling to survivors of sexual assault in Southeast Kentucky.

Service area: Bell, Clay, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, Rockcastle, and Whitley Counties
Work with: Survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment and advocacy during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; information; and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as individual, group, and couples counseling and support groups for male and female survivors of sexual assault.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above and family counseling.
Fees: Free

address

P.O. Box 568
Corbin, KY 40702

office

(606) 528-5286

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm EST
24-hour toll-free hotline

(800) 656-4673

Accept Collect Calls: Yes
email

corbin@crccc.net

website

www.crrvs.org

 

The Gay and Lesbian Service Organization Pride Center is a community space and resource center primarily used by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the Central Kentucky area.

Service area: Central Kentucky
Work with: Primarily lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Information and referrals to LGBT-friendly community services, such as doctors, attorneys, and other businesses via phone and by mail.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as HIV testing on the first Tuesday of the month; a discussion group; the Gay Straight Alliance group for youth ages 14 to 20; book clubs; film screenings; transgender support group; in-house library; annual Pride festival; and more.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free

address

P.O. Box 1172
Lexington, KY 40588

office

(859) 253-3233

office hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm EST
Accept Collect Calls: No
email

lexingtonglso@yahoo.com

website

www.glso.org

 

Hope Harbor is a non-profit crisis counseling center that provides nonjudgmental and confidential support services to survivors of sexual assault and their families and friends in Bowling Green and the surrounding counties.

Service area: Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, and Warren Counties
Work with: Survivors of sexual assault and abuse and their non-offending friends and family
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; in-person counseling, by arrangement; information; and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as periodic support groups for adults molested as children and sexual assault survivors.
Services for loved ones include: Crisis intervention; counseling; information; and referrals.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: The main Hope Harbor office is in Bowling Green with satellite offices for additional counseling services in Franklin and Glasgow.

address

913 Broadway Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101

office

(270) 782-5014

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm CST
24-hour hotline

(270) 846-1100

24-hour toll-free hotline

(800) 646-4673

Accept Collect Calls: No
email

hopeharbor@hopeharbor.net

website

www.hopeharbor.net

 

Since 1967, Pathways, Inc. has proudly served as a community-based center for mental health care, the prevention and treatment of alcohol and other addictions, and services for individuals with mental retardation or developmental disabilities. The Rape Victim Services Program provides comprehensive services for survivors of rape, attempted rape, and sexual abuse.

Service area: Bath, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, Lawrence, Rowan, Elliott, Montgomery, Morgan, and Menifee Counties
Work with: Survivors of rape, attempted rape, and sexual abuse and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; information; and referrals. No services are provided at the site of incarceration.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, case management, and individual, family, and group therapy. Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: All crisis services are free. Payment for all other services is discussed during the admission process. Administrative office staff will work to see that people receive needed services and may help develop payment plans and process claims.
Additional Information: Pathways, Inc. also offers a complete selection of mental health care services for individuals with emotional, mental or behavioral health problems; a range of support services for people with development disabilities and their families; and services for the prevention, intervention, and treatment of alcohol and other drug abuse problems.

address

P.O. Box 790
Ashland, KY 41105-0790

office/TDD

(606) 324-1141

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm EST
24-hour toll-free hotline in Kentucky

(800) 562-8909

Accept Collect Calls: No
website

www.pathways-ky.org

 

Sanctuary, Inc. is a non-profit agency committed to the provision of preventative and restorative services to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence in the nine-county area of the Pennyrile Area Development District.

Service area: Christian, Caldwell, Crittenden, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Muhlenburg, Todd, and Trigg Counties
Work with: Survivors of rape, sexual assault, and domestic violence and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment and advocacy during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; information; and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as individual and group counseling for adults and children and emergency and transitional housing for women and children. The women and children who live in the Sanctuary shelter or receive non-residential services participate in case management, support groups, individual counseling, and programming designed to build self-esteem and teach new coping, enrichment, and safety strategies.
Services for loved ones include: Crisis intervention; individual and group counseling; information; and referrals.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: A range of services are also offered for any child whose parent is a resident of Sanctuary Inc. or receives non-residential services from Sanctuary, Inc. and any child who is a witness to or survivor of sexual assault or domestic violence. These services include individual, group, and family counseling; a children’s support group; parents’ support groups; recreation activities; advocacy and follow-up assistance; a summer camp program; and referrals to other service providers.

address

P.O. Box 1165
Hopkinsville, KY 42241

office

(270) 885-4572

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm CST
24-hour toll-free hotline

(800) 766-0000

Accept Collect Calls: No
email

dvrcc@hesenergy.net

website

www.sanctuaryinc.net

 

The Rape Crisis Center is a program of Kentucky River Community Care, Inc. and provides support services to survivors of all forms of sexual violence, including sexual assault, abuse, and harassment.

Service area: Breathitt, Knott, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Owsley, Perry, and Wolfe Counties
Work with: Survivors of sexual assault, abuse, and harassment and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; information; and referrals. Education and awareness programs and in-person crisis counseling are also offered at the local juvenile and adult detention centers for men and women.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above and individual counseling.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: Counseling services are provided at multiple locations throughout the Kentucky River Region.

address

465 Cedar St.
Hazard, KY 41701

office

(606) 435-0849

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm EST
Accept Collect Calls: No
website

www.krcc.net

 

The Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs (KASAP) is the statewide coalition of the 13 rape crisis centers in the commonwealth. The mission of KASAP is to speak with a unified voice against sexual victimization. In support of this mission, KASAP provides technical assistance, facilitates collaboration, promotes public awareness, and develops, promotes, and monitors public policy.

Service area: Kentucky
Work with: Survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones, sexual assault programs, and allied professional groups
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Information and referrals to the nearest rape crisis center via phone and by mail and a directory of affiliated rape crisis centers on the KASAP website.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free

address

P.O. Box 4028
Frankfort, KY 40604

office

(502) 226-2704

toll-free office

(866) 375-2727

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm CST
Accept Collect Calls: Yes
email

execadmin@kasap.org

website

www.kasap.org

 

Heartland CARES, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive, client-centered, quality health care, support services, prevention education, and HIV testing. Primary care is provided to persons living with HIV/AIDS, support services are provided to clients and their families, and prevention education and testing are provided to clients, their families, and the community at large. Heartland CARES provides services to residents throughout Southwest Kentucky, and in parts of Illinois, Tennessee, and Missouri.

Service area: A 200 mile radius in Southwest Kentucky
Work with: People living with HIV/AIDS, their families, and the community at large
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Support, information, and referrals via phone and by mail.
Services for survivors after release include: Confidential or anonymous HIV testing and counseling, as well as a range of services for people who are HIV positive including primary medical care and treatment; case management; individual counseling and group support; assistance with enrollment in public and private insurance programs and accessing a variety of benefit programs and emergency funds; housing assistance; substance use counseling services; substance use peer support groups; nutritional counseling and Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT); information; and referrals for legal assistance, oral and optical health care, and other services.
Services for loved ones include: Confidential or anonymous HIV testing and counseling; support; information; and referrals.
Fees: Services are provided on a sliding fee scale. No one is turned away based on their ability to pay.

address

619 N. 30th St.
Paducah, KY 42001

office

(270) 444-8183

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm CST
Accept Collect Calls: No
email

kwood@hcares.org

website

www.hcares.org

 

The Advocacy and Support Center (ASC) is a nonprofit organization that provides a variety of services to survivors of sexual assault and abuse through the Rape Crisis Center and Children’s Advocacy Center in the Lincoln Trail District.

Service area: Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, and Washington Counties
Work with: Child, teen, and adult survivors of sexual trauma and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment and advocacy during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; information; and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as short-term therapy.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free

address

890 Rineyville Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

office

(270) 234-0577

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm EST
24-hour hotline

(270) 234-9236

24-hour toll-free hotline

(877) 672-2124

Accept Collect Calls: No
email

info@advocacysupportcenter.com

website

www.advocacysupportcenter.org

 

AIDS Volunteers, Inc. (AVOL) is a non-profit organization that provides services to those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, as well as HIV prevention education and outreach to 72 counties in central, eastern, and southeastern Kentucky.

Service area: 72 counties throughout central, eastern, and southeastern Kentucky
Work with: People living with HIV/AIDS who meet income eligibility requirements and those in need of testing
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Information and referrals by phone and mail. AVOL occasionally provides HIV testing in local jails.
Services for survivors after release include: Anonymous HIV testing and counseling and a range of emergency assistance for people who are HIV+, including housing facilities (must meet eligibility requirements); financial assistance with rent, utilities, food, transportation, prescription co-pays, personal, and household items; support groups; and referrals for substance abuse treatment and other needed services.
Services for loved ones include: Anonymous HIV testing; information; and referrals.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: AVOL clients are typically referred by the Bluegrass Care Clinic at the University of Kentucky. To set up an appointment, contact the Bluegrass Care Clinic between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, by calling 800-333-8874 or 859-323-5544 Menu Option 1. The clinic is located on South Limestone at the University of Kentucky on the 5th Floor of the Kentucky Clinic – Wing D.

address

225 Walton Avenue, Suite 110
Lexington, KY 40502

office

(859) 225-3000

toll-free office

(877) 225-9245

office hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm EST
Accept Collect Calls: No
email

info@avolky.org

website

www.avolky.org

 

The Center for Women and Families is a non-profit organization that serves and advocates for women and families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and economic hardship in a 14 county area in Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

Service area: Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble Counties in Kentucky
Work with: Survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; information; and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as individual counseling; emergency shelter; support groups; walk-in crisis counseling; and economic success programming.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free

address

P.O. Box 2048
Louisville, KY 40201

office

(502) 581-7200

office hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm EST
24-hour hotline

(502) 581-7222

24-hour toll-free hotline

(877) 803-7577

website

www.thecenteronline.org

 

The Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center (BRCC) strives to eradicate sexual assault and abuse by promoting individual and community empowerment through education, training, and therapeutic healing. BRCC also provides comprehensive services to rape survivors and rape awareness prevention education to the entire community of the Bluegrass Region.

Service area: Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Franklin, Gerrard, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer, Nicholas, Powell, Scott, and Woodford Counties
Work with: Survivors of rape and sexual assault and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; information; and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as long-term psychotherapy and support groups.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: BRCC also has offices in Cynthiana, Danville, Frankfort, Georgetown, Nicholasville, Richmond, and Winchester.

address

P.O. Box 1603
Lexington, KY 40588

office

(859) 253-2615

office hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm EST
24-hour hotline

(859) 253-2511

24-hour toll-free hotline

(800) 656-4673

Accept Collect Calls: Yes, via the hotline
email

Rhonda.Henry@bluegrassrapecrisis.org

website

www.bluegrassrapecrisis.org

 

The Office of the Inspector General, Criminal Investigations Section is responsible for conducting cabinet-related criminal investigations. This section coordinates with external agencies involved in the investigation and prosecution of environmental and other crimes. Inmates who have been sexually assaulted can contact the Criminal Investigations Section to report the assault and any concerns regarding the handling of investigations into such abuse.

address

61 Wilkinson Blvd.
Frankfort, KY 40601

office

(502) 564-1985 x108

fax

(502) 564-0873

 

The ACLU of Kentucky works to defend the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people by the Constitution of the United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The ACLU of Kentucky offers legal assistance for cases involving civil liberties violations in which government is involved, including prison and jail conditions matters. To request assistance, fill-out and return the Legal Assistance Request Form (link above) or send a letter to the address above.

address

315 Guthrie Street, Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40202

office

(502) 581-1181

email

info@aclu-ky.org

website

aclu-ky.org

Request Form

aclu-ky.org/images/stories/PDFs/legal_assistance_request_form.pdf