Our Mission

To support survivors of sexual trauma, improve systems response, and create social change to end sexual violence.

STAR® is looking for highly motivated and passionate women and men interested in working with sexual trauma survivors in our community. As a small non-profit organization, we rely on committed community members to provide support to survivors on our 24/7 hotline and accompany survivors during forensic exams during day and night.

STAR® is largely supported by financial contributions from community members and local businesses. By making a secure online donation, you will allow us to continue providing services to survivors of sexual trauma at no cost and promoting prevention through awareness, education and social action. No donation is too big or too small!

Upcoming SAAM Events

STAR will be hosting several activities this April in recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month intended to educate community members on how to help prevent sexual assault and abuse. Since 2001, Sexual Assault Awareness Month has been observed nationally...

Dynamics of Sexual Violence Training

Join STAR at one of our upcoming Dynamics of Sexual Violence Workshops! These workshops are open to members of the general public. Continuing education credits for social workers are also available. During this workshop, participants will engage in experiential...

STAR is Seeking Volunteers in Baton Rouge!

  STAR's Baton Rouge office is seeking volunteer advocates to assist survivors on our 24/7 hotline and accompany survivors to the hospital during a forensic medical exam. Click here to submit a volunteer application. The dates for training will be: Wednesday,...

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