About Us

The Office of Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse Education and Response (SARA Office) provides information, referrals, education, training and other important services to the Stanford community to support students dealing with sexual and relationship violence.


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Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault is a complicated issue.  Use these links to learn more.

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Support for Survivors of Sexual Misconduct & Assault

If you are a survivor, there are a number of resources to assist you in making informed decisions. Learn more about general information, reporting options, and supportive services.

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The SARA Office was created in the summer of 2011 out of the work done by the Sexual Violence Advisory Board (SVAB).

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Relationship Abuse

Some information on relationship abuse.

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Support for Survivors of Relationship Abuse

If you are a survivor of relationsip abuse,  there are resources to protect your right to feel safe and help you to regain control. Learn about the cycle of abuse, safety planning, and how to safely seek support. 

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Sexual Harassment & Stalking

While the SARA Office primarily deals with survivors of sexual assault and relationship abuse, we recognize that experiencing sexual harassment and stalking can be extremely distressing and are happy to provide resources and referrals for victims of these crimes.

Helping A Friend

Friends, family members, and colleagues of survivors are often the first to recognize the signs of an abusive relationship. It is important to address & follow up on any concerns you might have. Learn more about how to help. 

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