SASO’s 24-hour hotline is available to survivors, friends and family, professionals, and the general public.
All calls are free and completely confidential.
Dedicated and personal advocates are available to:
Believe, listen, and validate.
Empower survivors by providing options through referrals to counselors, healthcare providers, or other professional and community resources. There are resources specific to those who are Native American, LGBTQ, Latino/a, and others. There are also resources for those needing more information about Human Trafficking, Intimate Partner violence, etc.
Give expert guidance through the hospital, law enforcement, and court systems in La Plata and San Juan counties as well as the Southern Ute Indian tribe.
Educate on how to be a “first responder” and support for someone who has been assaulted.
Provide resources and referrals.