Sexual Assault Prevention, 
Response, & Recovery (SAPRR) Program


Information for Victims/Survivors

SAPRR Eligibility

Active-duty, reserve, or former Coast Guard service member; Public Health Service (PHS) officer detailed to the Coast Guard; Department of Defense (DoD) service member assigned to a Coast Guard command; adult dependent of an active-duty Coast Guard service member; former recruits and Coast Guard Academy cadets; a current Coast Guard civilian employee; or where the alleged offender is a Coast Guard service member subject to the UCMJ. The extent of SAPRR services available to eligible members are dependent upon an individual’s entitlements external to the SAPRR Program. The Coast Guard will coordinate with that Service or civilian community responders for victim care where the Coast Guard receives a report of sexual assault, and the victim or alleged offender is a member of another uniformed Service or a civilian unassociated with the Coast Guard.

Victims' Rights 

SAPRR Information 

Response and Recovery Resources

Other Great Resources

  • 1in6 - The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives, which also includes serving family members, friends, and partners by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community
  • Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) - The nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and carries out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. Their website also provides a variety of information on sexual assault statistics, the effects of and recovering from sexual assault, risk reduction tips, national and state resources, computer safety tips, and civilian reporting options.
  • Male Survivors: Overcoming Sexual Victimization of Boys & Men - Devoted to addressing the unique needs and concerns of male victims of sexual assault through online and in-person support groups, myths and facts, discussion boards, and an online resource library.
  • Men Can Stop Rape - Seeks to mobilize men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men’s violence against women. Their website offers a variety of resources, including downloadable handouts on a variety of topics.