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Rape Trauma Services of San Mateo County strives to eliminate all forms of violence, with a special focus on sexual assault and abuse. Informed by our understanding of traumatic experiences and cycles of violence, we facilitate healing and the prevention of violence through the provision of counseling, advocacy, and education. We promote and adopt policies, practices, and the social values rooted in fairness, equity and inclusiveness.

Our programs include:

  • (650) 692- RAPE (7273) – RTS provides a free, 24-hour, confidential crisis line for anyone who has been hurt by sexual violence.

  • Counselors are available to support and accompany survivors through dealing with hospital medical legal exams, law enforcement, and the judicial system.

  • RTS offers virtual and limited in-person counseling services to survivors and family members in San Mateo County.

  • RTS educators focus on preventing violence throughout San Mateo County through educational workshops in schools, community settings, and professional agencies.

  • RTS provides direct services to address the multiple healing needs of child survivors of sexual trauma.

  • RTS provides trauma-informed sexual assault services to women veterans living in San Mateo County.

  • RTS provides all of our services in Spanish with linguistic and cultural competence. Our bilingual multicultural staff and volunteers provide services with sensitivity of the unique experiences of Latina and Latino survivors and their loved ones, as well as the Latino/Latina immigrant community.

RTS does not discriminate in the delivery of services based on ethnicity/race, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disabilities, immigration status, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.