If you are experiencing an emergency, dial 911 immediately. If you are in immediate need of shelter or need additional help, call the numbers listed below.

SPARCC’s 24-hour Hotline: 941-365-1976
Florida Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-500-1119
Florida Sexual Violence Hotline: 888-956-RAPE (7273)

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233)
National Sexual Violence Hotline: 800-656-HOPE (4673)
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline: 866-331-9474

If you are a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault, you are not alone. SPARCC can provide help that is free and confidential. Call 941-365-1976 to speak with a trained advocate. Our advocates are available to assist you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It takes tremendous courage to reach out and get help, but there is hope for a better tomorrow.

We encourage you to use this website as a resource for information. Please remember that if you are in a dangerous relationship, use a safe computer and make sure you have a safety plan for yourself, your children, and pets. There is always a computer trail but you can leave this site quickly by hitting the ESCAPE button in the top right corner of this page.

Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.Safe Place & Rape Crisis Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.

Safe Place & Rape Crisis Center
2139 Main Street Sarasota, Florida 34237
Administration: (941) 365-0208 ~ Hotline: (941) 365-1976 (TTY)

Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.