During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Partnership wants to remind you that we believe every individual deserves to live a safe life free of sexual violence and assault . Through our Rape Crisis Center and Crisis Hotline, we are dedicated to providing holistic and trauma-informed care to survivors so that they can achieve a safe, stable, and hope-filled future.
Dine out and support local survivors this april!
Enjoy delicious tacos, burritos, and bowls with us from 3 pm to 9 pm.
Must Mention "Partnership" at the register to donate 30% of your purchase to Partnership.
Enjoy hand-rolled bagels, wood-fired pizza, and brews with us from 7 am to 9 pm.
10% of ALL SALES will benefit Partnership. Cater an office breakfast or reserve a table!
Enjoy fresh hoagies, salads, and wraps with us from 11 am to 7 pm.
10% of ALL SALES will benefit Partnership. Cater an office lunch or stop by after work!
are you in need of support? we are here for you.
Partnership’s Rape Crisis Center provides confidential and personalized care to men, women and children over the age of 13 who have experienced violence and abuse. Within a safe, welcoming, and trauma-informed environment, Partnership's caring staff offer quality care at no cost to the survivor.
Our trauma informed, specially trained nurses and advocates help victims by attending to physical and emotional needs. Specially trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners provide forensic exams in a secure, private setting. A private shower and fresh clothing are available.
Whenever you need us, we are here for you at The Rape Crisis Center. Click below to learn more or call our Crisis Hotline at 423.755.2700.Rape Crisis Center
CRISIS HOTLINE - 423.755.2700 AVAILABLE 24-HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK. COMPLETELY CONFIDENTIAL.
being a supporter means being informed
Types of Sexual Violence
Sexual Assault and Violence comes in many forms. Sexual Violence can appear as sexual assault, rape, intimate partner sexual violence, unwanted sexual advances, incest, drug-induced sexual contact, and more.
Sexual Assault in the United States
In the United States, every 68 seconds someone is sexually assaulted, and every 9 minutes, the victim is a child.
Sexual Assault in Tennessee
In 2020 in Tennessee, there were more than 5,000 instances of sexual assault reported to law enforcement agencies according to the TN Department of Health.
Reports of Sexual Assault
It is estimated only one out of every three sexual assaults is reported to police according to RAINN.
Warning Signs of Sexual Assault
According to RAINN, signs of sexual assault include: signs of depression, such as persistent sadness, lack of energy, changes in sleep or appetite, withdrawing from normal activities, or feeling “down”; Self-harming behaviors, thoughts of suicide, or suicidal behaviors; Low self-esteem; Sexually transmitted infections (STIs); Anxiety or worry about situations that did not seem to cause anxiety in the past; Avoiding specific situations or places; Withdrawing from work or classes; Increase in drug or alcohol use.