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Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands is a comprehensive sexual assault services agency. Our team of highly trained staff and advocates are ready to serve survivors of sexual violence from all walks of life at all stages of the healing process. We know that it can be hard to get help so we offer a range of programs and services to meet you where you are in the healing process. All of our services are confidential and provided at no cost to survivors and their loved ones in Richland, Lexington, Sumter, Clarendon, and Newberry counties.

We offer the following services:

24-Hour Response

For immediate, anonymous support to anyone needing a safe place to talk or to get advice and referrals - our hotlines are answered 24/7. Immediate, in-person support is also offered 24 hours a day when a survivor visits a hospital for sexual trauma.

Off-Site Walk In Hours

For survivors and their loved ones at participating community agencies. STSM staff members trained in crisis intervention are available off-site to provide brief, confidential sessions for those seeking support related to sexual assault or trauma.

Crisis Intervention

For coping skills needed to return to day-to-day functioning, our crisis intervention specialists provide survivors and their loved ones resources to decrease anxiety, depression, flashbacks, and other experiences related to trauma.

Counseling

For survivors, family members, and their loved ones affected by sexual violence. Our qualified counselors provide individual therapy for adults, couples and families, children, as well as group therapy.

Client Advocacy

For survivors and their families in support of their everyday needs, from shelter and housing to employment and legal assistance. It’s our mission to get our clients back on a successful track.