1-877-995-5247. Text 55247
NSA Bethesda Victim Advocate (24/7 line): 301-442-8225
NSA Bethesda SARC Duty Phone: 301-442-2053
If you are a victim of sexual assault contact the SAPR Victim Advocate to discuss your options.
This option is for victims of sexual assault who wish to confidentially disclose the crime to specifically identified individuals without triggering the official investigative process. Under Restricted Reporting victims may still receive medical care, counseling, and other SAPR support. Victims of sexual assault who desire Restricted Reporting under this policy must use one of the following reporting avenues:
- Health Care Provider (HCP)
- NOTE: Chaplains have privilege and do not have to disclose confidential communications; they are trained to discuss options and victims may then choose to report.
Who May Make a Restricted Report?
- Military personnel of the Armed Forces and the Coast Guard. Military personnel include members on active duty and members of the Reserve component (Reserve and National Guard) provided they are performing federal duty (active-duty training or inactive-duty training and members of the National Guard in Federal (Title 10) status.
- Military dependents 18 years of age and older who are eligible for treatment in the military healthcare system.
- For sexual assault involving victims under 18 see the Family Advocacy Program (FAP)
Catch a Serial Offender (CATCH) Program
Those who choose to file a Restricted Report are eligible for the Catch a Serial Offender (CATCH) Program. The CATCH Program gives people making a Restricted Report an opportunity to anonymously disclose suspect information to help the Department of Defense identify serial offenders. CATCH allows sexual assault victims (Service members and adult dependents) to discover if the suspect in their Restricted Report may have also assaulted another person (a "match" in the CATCH website), and having that knowledge, decide whether to convert their Restricted Report to Unrestricted to initiate an investigation of the serial offender suspect. For more information, contact the SARCs or one of our VAs. Additional information can be found at the DoD CATCH website as well.
This option is recommended for victims of sexual assault who desire medical treatment, counseling and an official investigation of the crime. Access to forensic examination, advocacy, intervention, information and support will be provided. Victims may request a MPO, to be separated from offender and/or an expedited transfer. When selecting Unrestricted Reporting, you should use current reporting channels:
- Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC)
- Victim Advocate (VA)
- Health care personnel
- Chain of command
- Law enforcement
- Legal personnel
Mission: To provide legal services to eligible victims of sexual assault.
If you are a victim of sexual assault and have legal questions that are connected to the sexual assault, please contact your local Victims’ Legal Counsel (VLC) or Special Victim's Counsel (SVC) for a confidential meeting to discuss your concerns and receive advice and assistance from a VLC/SVC.
Army Sexual Harassment: 301-319-3844
USUHS EEO: 301-295-9732
NSA Bethesda Chaplain: 301-319-4433
NSA Bethesda After Hours Duty Chaplain: 301-547-1111
USUHS Chaplain: 301-295-3193
NSA Bethesda VLC: 202-433-0478
Marines VLC: 703-784-4514
Air Force SVC: 240-612-4655/4672
Army SVC: 703-347-4108
DoD Civilian Counseling services (EAP): 1-800-327-2251 Option 1, then option 2
Base Security: Emergency-777, Non-Emergency-301-295-1246
Local Hospitals/ Medical Centers:
-Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center Emergency Room (MOU in place) | 9901 Medical Center Dr, Rockville, MD 20850| 240-826-6053
-Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Emergency Room | 4494 Palmer Rd N, Bethesda, MD 20889 | 301-295-4810
-Suburban Hospital | 8600 Old Georgetown Road Bethesda, MD 20814 | 301-896-3100
-Ft Meade - Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center | 2480 Llewellyn Ave, Fort Meade, MD 20755 | 301-677-8800
-Andrews Malcolm grow medical clinics surgery center | 1060 W Perimeter Rd, Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762 | 240- 612-4866
-University Family Health Center | USUHS Campus Building A, Room A1034 | 301-295-3630
-DC Rape Crisis Center 202.233.7273
-National Street Harassment Hotline 855-897-5910
-DC Department of Mental Health Access Helpline at 1.888.7WE-HELP or 1.888.793.4357
-National Sexual Assault 24-HOUR HOTLINE 1.800.656.4673
-National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1.800.273.TALK (English), 1.888.628.9454 (Spanish)
-Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8225 opt. 1
-Military and Family Support Center 301-319-4087
-WRNMMC Adult Outpatient Behavioral Health 301-295-0500
-Montgomery County Victim Assistance & Sexual Assault Program 240-777-1355
-USUHS Counseling Center | https://www.usuhs.edu/fam/university-counseling-center
-Coalition for the Homeless Spring Road Shelter (202) 726-2203
-Community of Hope Girard Street Shelter (202) 232-7356
-Access Housing for Veterans, Chesapeake House (202) 561-8387
-Catholic Charities, Mount Carmel Shelter for Women (202) 289-6315
-Catholic Charities, Harriet Tubman Center for Women (202) 491-4152
-New Endeavors, Transitional Program for Women (202) 682-5825
-Catholic Charities, St. Mattias Mulumba House, Men Only (202) 234-2399
Montgomery County Victim Assistance & Sexual Assault Program
1301 Piccard Drive, Suite 4100
Rockville, MD 20850
Tel: (240) 777-1355
TTY: (240) 777-1347
Hotline: (240) 777-4357
Rape Crisis and Recovery Centers provide the following confidential services to adult and child victims as well as their families, partners, and loved ones: Crisis intervention, counseling, and referral. Victim accompaniment to hospitals, police interviews, and court to provide support and information about options. 24-hour Crisis Hotline with counselors trained to listen and offer information. Individual, group, and family psychotherapy. Assistance navigating the legal and judicial systems.
Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA)
P.O. Box 8782
Silver Spring, MD 20907
All crisis-intervention, referral, and accompaniment services are free. Clinical services provided by specially trained psychologists, social workers, and paraprofessionals are either free or based on a sliding scale according to individual financial resources. Programs may also accept private insurance, medical assistance, or Medicare and most offer subsidized fees. No one is turned away due to inability to pay for services.
DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC)
5321 First Place NE
Washington, DC 20011
Hotline: 202-333-RAPE (Sexual Assault Hotline)
24-hour hotline; group and individual counseling services for rape and incest survivors and their families and friends; a companion program to accompany survivors to hospitals, courts and police proceedings; low-cost self-defense classes; training for professionals working with survivors.
Deaf Abused Women's Network (DAWN)
5321 First Place NE
Washington, DC 20011
Deaf Abused Women's Network (DAWN) envisions a diverse community whose members interact free of fear and violence in all aspects of their lives. In this community, each person has access to information and justice and the opportunity to embrace their own cultural values and world values. In the place of domestic violence (DV) and sexual violence (SV), we see equitable and healthy relationships that support everyone's pursuit of happiness
Sexual Assault Legal Institute (SALI)
Phone: 301-565-2277/ Toll-free: 877-496-SALI
MCASA’s Sexual Assault Legal Institute (SALI) provides comprehensive legal services to survivors of sexual violence statewide, as well as training and technical assistance for professionals working with survivors. Assist in enforcing crime victims' rights; Health: Requesting and receiving results of HIV and HEP C testing; Safety: Setting release conditions; Privacy: Requesting that contact and other personal information remain confidential; Financial: Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB)
Maryland Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB)
6776 Reisterstown Rd, Ste. 206
Baltimore, MD 21215
Provides financial assistance. The CICB legislation requires that you reported the crime to some appropriate authority within 72 hours after the crime occurred. and that you incurred at least $100 in out-of-pocket expenses or two continuous weeks of earnings or support. Appropriate authorities may include: Police department in your local jurisdiction; District Court Commissioner's Office; Sexual Assault Forensic Exam Unit in your jurisdiction; Educational disciplinary authority; An application for a peace or protective order in any state. The requirements may be waived for good cause.
Men Can Stop Rape
1130 6th Street NW Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001
Provides educational workshops to teen audiences on gender equity and male violence
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
2000 L Street, NW Suite 406
Washington, DC 20036
f: 202.544.3556/ 202.544.3064
Hotline: 800-656-HOPE (4673)
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization and was named one of "America's 100 Best Charities" by Worth magazine. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
Baltimore VA Medical Center- VA Maryland Health Care System
6856 Eastern Avenue, NW
Baltimore, DC 21201
Provides Military sexual trauma (MST), treatment options, self-help tools, and resources to overcome the effects of MST.