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.

Oskaloosa & Ottawa offices

Check out information about our offices in Oskaloosa & Ottawa by visiting our Contact page. Advocates and Therapists are able to meet with you by appointment to make sure you get the support and care that you deserve.

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We have answers to your frequently asked questions about our services during necessary social restrictions.

In light of the growing risk COVID-19 places on our community, The Care Center is closing all administrative offices. Our staff and volunteers will continue to work from home, but community meetings and trainings will be postponed or done virtually. If you have any questions about counseling appointments, meetings or presentations, you can call our hotline. Staff will also continue to have full access to email during regular business hours.    We understand that this is a difficult situation and … read more