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1700 N. Broad Street, 4th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Phone: (215) 204-7500
Fax: (215) 204-4660

Monday 9:30am-3:00pm
Tuesday 9:30am-3:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-3:00pm
Thursday 9:30am-3:00pm
Friday 9:30am-3:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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Sexual Assault

Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR) provides 24/7 support to survivors of sexual assault and sexual violence.  

Women Organized Against Rape, a Philadelphia-based sexual violence crisis center, operates a satellite office on Main Campus to provide 24-hour support to survivors of sexual assault and sexual violence.

The service will act as a third party not associated with Temple, where students can report incidents of sexual assault.  Upon calling WOAR’s 24-hour hotline (215-985-3333) a Temple student who wants to confidentially report an incident of sexual violence will receive support and counseling from a trained WOAR volunteer.  If an in person meeting is requested, a WOAR representative will designate a location to meet on campus.  The representative could also arrange transportation for medical treatment and accompany the survivor to get whatever help or services he or she needs. 


Student Health Services (SHS) can provide you with testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections and emergency contraception.  SHS, however, is unable to provide a “rape examination” intended to collect forensic evidence for use during any future legal action through the criminal justice system.  In Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center conducts rape examinations.   SHS can assist in facilitating referrals to Tuttleman Counseling Services and the Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center.

The Tuttleman Counseling Center provides counseling and assistance to persons who have been forced to have sex against their will through the Sexual Assault Counseling and Education (SACE) program.  Visit their web site for information on SACE and related program.

Services provided in SHS are strictly confidential.  SHS employees are not mandated reporters. 

For more information on how to report an incident of sexual misconduct please go to .

The Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center

The Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center (PSARC) was established in 2011 to meet the forensic and medical needs of sexual assault victims who are 16 years of age and older. PSARC is a private, not-for-profit center whose mission is to provide expertise in the assessment and evaluation of sexual assault victims in Philadelphia. All services are provided in private, medical office setting located adjacent to the Special Victims Unit of the Philadelphia Police Department. This unique setting allows for private, confidential, victim-centered care.

The center is staffed 24/7, by on-call, specially trained and experienced Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) who provide forensic rape examinations and evidence collection to both females and males. The SANE staff are all highly-trained, compassionate nurses with years of experience in the care of sexually assaulted patients.

PSARC works closely with the Philadelphia Police Department's Special Victims Unit, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR), and the Philadelphia Sexual Assault Advisory Committee to provide a survivor-centered approach to sexual assault.

PSARC care for victims regardless of their cooperation with law enforcement. Accompaniment services, if desired, are provided by Women Organized Against Rape, Philadelphia's rape crisis center.

Services provided at PSARC include:

  • Forensic medical evaluation
  • Injury documentation
  • Forensic photography
  • Pregnancy prevention
  • Sexually transmitted infection prevention
  • HIV prevention
  • Follow-up care
  • Court testimony
  • Victim advocacy linkage

Contact PSARC

300 E. Hunting Park Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Tel: 215.800.1589
Fax: 215.425.1419
Emergencies: Call 215.425.1625 to reach the on-call sexual assault nurse examiner

Sexual Violence Resources

Tuttleman Counseling Services

Wellness Resource Center

Office of Equal Opportunity Compliance

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)

Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR)

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Women Against Abuse

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