There are numerous programs and services outside the Department of Defense that support the military's programs. The following links are to related programs and services that support sexual assault response and prevention programs for service members and their families.
DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office serves as the single point of accountability for DoD sexual assault policy. This website provides information about sexual assault, links to DoD policy memoranda and regulations, and links to Service and civilian websites pertaining to sexual assault response and prevention.
DoD Victim and Witness Assistance Council The purpose of this website is to facilitate the dissemination of information and resources to victims and witnesses of crimes on military installations. The website provides information about the DoD Victim and Witness Assistance Program and an overview of the military justice system.
Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Women Veterans This official website provides information for women veterans and links for sexual trauma counseling resources.
Department of Veterans Affairs, Women Veterans Health Care, Military Sexual Trauma Program Through the Military Sexual Trauma Program, veterans, both male and female, who have experienced sexual trauma while serving on active duty can receive sexual trauma services through Veteran Affairs (VA) healthcare professionals. This website provides basic information about the program and contact information. In addition, the site links to pages with information about other VA services, benefits, and programs with online application forms.
MyDuty.mil This Department of Defense website provides information and resources related to sexual assault. It provides basic guidance for service members about the issue of sexual assault, prevention information, an overview of reporting options, and information related to service members' rights. The website also provides specific immediate action steps for victims of sexual assaults, for someone who believes a friend has been sexually assaulted, and for a supervisor who believes that someone working for him or her has been sexually assaulted.