• Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center

    Dedicated to helping survivors and their loved ones reclaim their lives.

Need help now? Call our 24 hour hotline at 972-641-7273

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Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center (DARCC) provides survivors and their loved ones the resources they need to reclaim their lives. Our staff and trained advocates are available to help those impacted by sexual violence navigate the journey of healing in a safe and confidential environment. Sexual violence doesn’t discriminate. We serve all individuals who have been impacted by sexual violence with respect and compassion. This includes women, men, the LGBTQ+ community, immigrants, refugees, and all other survivors of sexual violence.

DARCC’s comprehensive program includes counseling, crisis intervention and advocacy for those whose lives have been affected by sexual violence. DARCC is also committed to social change through prevention, education and outreach programs to the community.

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Our Services

24-hour Crisis Hotline

Advocates are available 24-hours a day to provide information, crisis-intervention, emotional support and referrals.

Medical Accompaniment

Advocates are available to provide face-to-face support and information at Texas Health Resources Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

Counseling Services

DARCC offers short and long-term individual counseling, and therapeutic groups. All staff counselors are fully licensed by the state of Texas or under the supervision of licensed staff.

Law Enforcement/Judicial Accompaniment

Advocates are available to accompany the survivor to the police station and courthouse if needed.

Case Management

Ongoing support is available to assist with Crime Victims Compensation, Address Confidentiality program, referrals and to address any questions or concerns survivors may have.

Community Education/Prevention

DARCC provides community education, risk reduction and prevention programs to Dallas county organizations, businesses and schools.

Get Involved

DARCC’s trained volunteers and professional staff are there to help those who have survived sexual abuse to navigate the difficult journey of healing from their trauma in a safe and confidential environment.

Volunteers are a vital component of the Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center and the services provided to the surrounding metroplex. All DARCC volunteers are trained advocates who have completed our 40-hour Sexual Assault Advocate Training Program, a program which is certified by the Office of the Attorney General. Upon completion of training, volunteers staff our 24-hour crisis hotline and provide 24-hour hospital accompaniment to survivors of sexual assault.

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Was I Raped?

If you believe that you have been raped or sexually assaulted please call our hotline 972-641-7273 to discuss options for care and support. If you’d like to report the assault to the police, call 911. There are three considerations used to determine whether or not a sexual act is consensual or a crime.

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What are the statistics on rape?

An average 233,986 Americans age 12 and older are sexually assaulted each year. Every 2 minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. 1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime. 2 Among all victims, about nine out of ten are female.

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What are the effects of sexual assault?

Wondering if what you’re feeling is normal? Read more about the effects of sexual assault or visit our Frequently Asked Questions page. Please use the menu above to find more detailed information about DARCC. For more information please contact our office at 972-641-7273.

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Contact Us

Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Jackson Building, Lower Level
8198 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, TX 75231

Mailing Address

Post Office Box 820844
Dallas, Texas 75382

24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 972-641-7273
Counseling Services: 972-641-7273

General: 214-345-5096 (9 am to 5 pm)
Media Inquiries: April A. Mitchell, Chief Executive Officer 214-345-5038
Fax: 214-345-5098