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Medical & Forensic Resources

Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center

The Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center is located at the Philadelphia Safety Collaborative, at 300 E. Hunting Park Avenue.  The mission of the PSARC is to provide medical care and forensic examinations to victims of sexual assault in a private and personal setting designed to minimize stress or further trauma to the victim.  PSARC has specially trained nurses on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week who will perform a rape exam, collect evidence, and provide advice and counseling referrals to victims of rape and sexual violence.  The PSARC on-call response is activated through the Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit. 

Call 215.425.1625 to reach PSARC’s on-call sexual assault nurse examiner. The general number for PSARC is 215.800.1589.

Victims can also call SVU 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 215.685.3251, 52, or 53 for additional advice and direction.