Season’s Greetings!

It is the season to be thankful and all of us at The Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center couldn’t be more thankful for the growth and support we have received this past year! Learn more about how to donate and support victim-survivors of sexual trauma & abuse in our community.

Answering the call since 1972.


Started in 1972 as the first rape crisis center in Kansas, The Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center promotes a culture of consent while providing 24/7 support to people of all ages and genders affected by sexual trauma & abuse in Douglas, Franklin, and Jefferson Counties.


Handlin’ the Holidays is back by popular demand! Two free workshops at November 12th at 6:30pm and December 10th at 6:30pm where we will explore the unique winter and holiday stressors in a safe and relaxing environment. Check out the Counseling & Support Groups page to learn more! Counseling page.

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For 43 years, GaDuGi SafeCenter has been proud to serve victim-survivors of sexual trauma and abuse in Douglas, Franklin, and Jefferson Counties. This latest announcement is an important milestone in the history of the agency and comes at an exciting time of growth. As of today, Monday, October 5th, 2015, GaDuGi SafeCenter is now The Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center. “We love the name GaDuGi SafeCenter and it has served our agency well,” said Chrissy Heikkila, Executive Director. “As … read more