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Sexual Assault

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How to hide your address from a stalker or abuser

Survivors of abuse, sexual assault, trafficking, or stalking can enroll in a state-run program to keep their address from the person who has been abusing, stalking or harassing them. #3706EN

Know Your Rights: Sexual Assault in Washington State Colleges & Universities

Learn about how to seek help after experiencing sexual assault at a college or university in Washington. Find legal advice, counseling, medical care, or guidance on how to protect your rights.

Landlord-Tenant Issues for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Learn about how the law can protect you if you are a tenant AND a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, unlawful harassment or stalking. #6304EN

Leave from Work for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking

Washington State law allows employees to take time off from work to address domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. Read this to learn more about your rights.

Military Sexual Trauma

If a veteran suffers from the effects of trauma in military service, VA may be able to help them.

My legal rights: I was raped and became pregnant

If you were raped and became pregnant, you have options for limiting the rapist's rights to the child. #3660EN

Protection Order Advocacy Program

A protection order is an order, issued by a judge, to protect a person from another person whose behavior is abusive, threatening, exploitive or seriously alarming. This describes the different types of orders.

Sexual Harassment in Housing is Illegal

Sexual harassment by landlords and property managers is illegal! Tenants in this US Dept. of Justice video bravely share their stories about being harassed in their home by landlords.

Victims of Crimes and “U Visas”

A U visa or U nonimmigrant status is sometimes given to people who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are victims of certain crimes in the U.S. If you or someone in your family (spouse, child, sibling, or parent) is the victim of a crime, you might be able to change your immigration status. You may be able to apply for a U visa. #8124EN

Will I find out when the person who harmed me will be released from prison?

You will learn about a program that will let you know (notify you) if the person who hurt you will be released from prison. Finding this out in advance will help you have plans in place. #3712EN

Landlord-Tenant Issues for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Learn about how the law can protect you if you are a tenant AND a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, unlawful harassment or stalking. #6304EN

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