The Rape Foundation

Amount: 
$25,000
Year: 
2015
Field of Interest: 
Domestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
Program Name: 
Stuart House
Grant Type: 
General Community
Organization Description: 

Established in 1989, The Rape Foundation raises funds and provides financial support for programs operated by the Rape Treatment Center (RTC) at Santa Monica –UCLA Medical Center, including the Stuart House program. The Rape Treatment Center is dedicated to providing expert, comprehensive care and treatment for sexual assault victims – children and adults; prevention education programs to reduce the prevalence of sexual violence; training for police, prosecutors, school personnel and other service providers to enhance the treatment victims receive wherever they turn for help; and other initiatives that increase public understanding about rape, encourage victims to report these crimes, and foster justice and healing.

Grant Purpose: 

The Stuart House provides expert, comprehensive, specialized, state-of-the-art services to sexually abused children and their families.

We are grateful for this grant which supports Stuart House, the Rape Treatment Center’s innovative program. Stuart House provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art treatment and services to child victims and their families, and all of its services are free.

Gail Abarbanel
Executive Director, The Rape Foundation