24 hr. Sexual Assault / Rape Crisis Hotline    1-888-727-2877

24 hr. Sexual Assault / Rape Crisis Hotline


Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Services of Cumberland County - 24 hour toll free hotline 1-888-727-2877

Sexual Assault

The YWCA's Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis program offers a 24-hour Hotline for victims of rape and sexual assault, accompaniment to legal and medical proceedings, individual counseling for victims and their significant others, support groups, advocacy, and prevention/education programs to professional and civic groups, and students in Cumberland County schools. Information on our  Sexual Assault Preventative Education programs can be found here.

Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Services of Cumberland County is funded by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, United Way of the Capital Region, United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County, United Way of the Shippensburg Area, The Mechanicsburg Area Foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, and the Big Spring Community Chest.

Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Services of Cumberland County staff can be reached at 258.4324 during office hours at YWCA Carlisle, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Volunteers counselors staff a 24 hour toll-free Hotline (888.727.2877). Clients can also receive services at the Victim Services office in Camp Hill. All Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Services are free and confidential.

Our Sexual Assault programs

Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis 24 hour hotline

Our trained volunteers make the operation of a 24 hour hotline possible - Call 888.727.2877 for help


For victims of sexual assault and their significant others

Mandated Reporter Training

"Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse" is approved by the Departments of Human Services, Education and State

Medical & Legal Advocacy

Offering support during confusing and emotional times

Protection from Abuse Orders

Offering assistance to those who are seeking protection in abusive situations

Preventative Education Programs

Age appropriate education programs engage schools and communities as change agents

Adult Women Survivors of Trauma

Join a group to begin your transformational journey towards healing

Breast Cancer Support Group

Join a supportive and helpful community to regain a sense of control and sense of self

Separation and Divorce Support Group

Find hope and help for the hurt of separation and divorce

General Supportive Counseling

General counseling for clients 12 and older

Community Programs

Programs can be tailored for community groups such as youth groups, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, summer camps

Faculty and Staff Programs

Designed for teachers and administrators, these programs are perfect for in-service days, staff meetings, or group settings

Parent Programs

Parent programs are designed to complement safety lessons their children are receiving in the classroom

Elementary School Programs

Programs on Body Ownership and Bystander Intervention for young children

Middle School Programs

Assertiveness skills, boundaries, and healthy friendships and relationships

The Hero Project

A community-based child sexual abuse prevention program to motivate adults to report child sex abuse

High School Programs

Healthy relationships, consent, and personal boundaries

Girlz Camp

Week long summer camp for teen girls who have been victims of sexual assault