Resources

We are committed to providing high-quality educational materials that will supplement knowledge for survivors, advocates, and all of those who are committed to ending sexual violence. If you are looking for unlisted resources or if you have suggestions for resources that we should provide, please contact us at info@ucasa.org or (801) 746-0404.


appimagesquare-01.pngHealing after a sexual assault looks different for each of us. Our nationally-recognized mobile application puts you in control. The information, insights, and tips included in this special mobile application were designed with you in mind.

Recovering from sexual assault is a process that looks different for each of us. It may take weeks, months, or years but there is no specific timetable for healing. Survivors of rape experience the assault and healing process in a very personal way.

Your unique character and experience affect your experience as a survivor. This impacts each part of your identity which combines to create a unique experience for you.

Sexual assault and harassment is a personal crime that violated your private space and boundaries. It is a hurtful and dehumanizing experience for anyone. Feelings of disgrace and shame can be profound. After an assault or harassment, you may question who they are, what you want, and how to recognize yourself.

But, healing is possible.

We designed the following resources with you in mind. We want to help you understand your experience as a survivor.

Thank you for allowing us to support you on this journey. You are not alone. We are here for you. 

Click here to download the You Are A Survivor mobile application. 


crisisline-01.pngThe Utah Sexual Violence Crisis Line is a safe, confidential service offered to sexual violence survivors anywhere in the state. When you call the 24-hour sexual violence crisis line, you’ll be routed to a local UCASA affiliate organization in your area based on the first six digits of your phone number. 

The dedicated advocates and providers who answer calls to the hotline are our partners, affiliates, and member programs. Many of the advocates who staff the phone lines are trained by us and are part of the larger UCASA family. To be allowed to take calls from the crisis, line affiliates must agree to uphold strict confidentiality standards to protect the privacy of every caller.

Professional staff and certified volunteers provide 24-hour care and support to sexual violence survivors, their loved ones, and their broader network of supporters and allies in a variety of languages. 

Calling the 24-hour Crisis Line gives you access to a range of free services.

If you or a loved one are looking for support, please call Utah's 24-hour Sexual Violence Crisis Line at 1-888-421-1100 to be connected with a qualified advocacy team member at a sexual violence service provider in your area. 

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Our Sexual Assault Services Map is provided to provide up-to-date and current resources for survivors of sexual assault throughout the state.
We work diligently to collect information from each service listed on the map regarding the scope of services available, names and amount of trained sexual assault staff, and location and contact information for each program listed. The information is then used to create this interactive map which can be used by survivors to locate services in their immediate community. 

The dedicated advocates and providers who answer calls to the hotline are our partners, affiliates, and member programs. Many of the advocates who staff the phone lines are trained by us and are part of the larger UCASA family. To be allowed to take calls from the crisis, line affiliates must agree to uphold strict confidentiality standards to protect the privacy of every caller.


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Across the nation, the backlog of sexual assault kits have caused concern and inspired significant changes to the way that sexual assault kits are tracked and cared. Since 2014, Utah has been proactively working to test all unsubmitted sexual assault kits and has made significant efforts to prevent sexual assault kits from accumulating in the future.

Utah is working to test all previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits and wants to provide survivors information about their sexual assault case. Those survivors who would like information about their sexual assault kit can contact the information line or email the SAKI Victim Advocate. As testing progresses, we want to provide survivors an opportunity to receive information on their terms. 

Any survivor of sexual assault who completed a forensic exam and is interested in the status of their sexual assault kit. Survivors may also use the information line to make specific requests about the notification process. 

The Utah Sexual Assault Kit Information Line's hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am - 5:30 pm. You may Information Line after hours; please leave a message with your contact information and safe times to call. Your phone call will be returned during the next business day unless otherwise requested.

For more information, please contact Lauren DeVries, Utah's SAKI Advocate at (801) 893-1145 or ldevries@utah.gov


sakitrackingsystem-01.pngThe Utah Department of Public Safety created the Utah Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System for any survivor of sexual assault that completes a sexual assault forensic exam. Historically, it was difficult for survivors to track or even know what happened with their sexual assault kit.

The Utah Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System allows survivors to track the status and location of their sexual assault kit real time, creating complete transparency for survivors. A survivor can login into the Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System with their sexual assault kit serial number (provided at the time of a forensic exam) and their date of birth. If a survivor does not have their sexual assault kit serial number they can contact the law enforcement agency that took their case or contact the Utah Department of Public Safety Victim Advocate at 801-965-4461.

The Utah Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System will also ensure that every sexual assault kit collected in Utah is sent for testing, unless the survivor specifically requests that their kit not be sent in for testing. A survivor should contact their law enforcement agency for details of test results after testing is completed. Survivors have the right to know in the state of Utah what results come back from testing their sexual assault kit. (Utah Code 77-37-3).

Survivors can request that law enforcement agencies reach out and notify them once testing is completed. 

The Utah Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System is not live yet. Once it is, a link will be published here.