Sexual violence can affect anyone.
PAAR is here to help.
Respond, educate & advocate.
We can be a part of the solution
Pittsburgh Action Against Rape is one of the oldest rape crisis centers in the country. PAAR has provided services to Allegheny County for more than 43 years. Our experienced, trained counselors and advocates provide services that are completely confidential, and just a phone call away: 1-866-363-7273. PAAR is dedicated to assisting victims of sexual abuse and ending sexual violence in our community.
Promoting Positive Social Norms to End Sexual ViolenceWith the exception of sexual gossip, the self-reported perpetration and victimization rates of sexual harassment decreased over time. In addition students were more able to identify and take action against sexual harassment. Learn More
Coaching Boys Into Men“Coaching Boys into Men,” is a research-based, program that engages male coaches to serve as role models and mentors to male athletes to prevent sexual violence. The established bond that coaches have with their players is used as a vehicle for coaches to promote respect and healthy relationships, counter sexual and relationship violence, and encourage young men to get involved to prevent violence. Learn More
Parents in the KnowParents in the Know is a practice-based and evaluated child sexual abuse program developed by PAAR with funding from the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape’s Vision of Hope Fund. While PAAR focused upon parents, the community conversation included any caring adult invested in protecting children. Learn More
The PAAR Fall 2017 newsletter is hot off the presses! Check it out here:read more
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