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Options for Military Personnel and Veterans

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Options for Military Personnel and Veterans

If you are a member of the military, National Guard, or Reserves you may have special reporting options and helping services available to you.  If you are transitioning out of the military or are a veteran, special reporting and helping service options may also be available to you.

The Department of Defense (DoD) has adopted a Sexual Assault Prevention Response (SAPR) Policy. This policy provides reporting options for service members and their adult military dependents. The policy also outlines options such as medical treatment, counseling and transfer that are available to victims.

The DoD has launched a Safe Helpline and website that includes information on the following:

The DoD Safe Helpline provides live, one-on-one support and information to the worldwide DoD community. The service is confidential, anonymous, secure, and available worldwide, 24/7— providing victims with the help they need anytime, anywhere.  Visit the Safe Helpline online for more information or to access live confidential help through secure instant-message format or call 877-955-5247.