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Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention

The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program is committed to eliminating sexual harassment and sexual assault by creating a climate that respects the dignity of every member of the Army Family.

24/7 JBLM Victim Advocate Hotline (Sexual Assault Reporting): (253) 389-8469

SHARP SAPR

The Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Prevention (SHARP) Program (JBLM)

Bldg 2013B, North 3rd Street, JBLM Main Post, Room 340. Director of Family, Morale, and Welfare, and Recreation Headquarters Building
SHARP Resource Center, Bldg 2027C, Pendleton Avenue,
JBLM Main

The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program is committed to eliminating sexual harassment and sexual assault by creating a climate that respects the dignity of every member of the Army Family. The SHARP program reinforces the Army's commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual assault through a comprehensive policy that centers on awareness and prevention, training and education, victim advocacy, response, reporting, and accountability.
Army policy promotes sensitive care and confidential reporting for victims of sexual harassment and assault and accountability for those who commit these crimes.

JBLM SHARP Victim Advocates can be reached 24 hours a day,
7 days a week at (253) 389-8469.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program (McChord Field)

Bldg 100/STE 3024, McChord Field, WA 98438.
SARC/Victim Advocates are certified through the National Organization Victim Assistance (NOVA) in Alexandria, VA.
We are on a mission to prevent and respond to sexual assault through a balance of focused education, compassionate advocacy and social justice in order to promote respect and dignity throughout Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Advocacy Services are confidential. Our clients are protected under Military Rules of Evidence 514. We offer the following non-judgmental support services:

  1. Safety planning
  2. Accompaniment to medical & legal proceedings
  3. Reporting Options
  4. Information & Resources
  5. Special Victims Council (private attorney/some      restrictions may apply)

For assistance call (253) 982-SARC(7272).


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Sexual Assault Reporting

The JBLM SHARP office provides advocacy services to victims of sexual assault who are in the military and their immediate family members who are over the age of 18.  Victim advocates are certified by the Department of Defense through the National Organization Victim Assistance (NOVA) in Alexandria, VA every two years.  JBLM installation SHARP victim advocates are well trained and highly educated in the social services field.  Advocates can provide sexual assault victims assistance in the following areas:

  1. Sexual Assault Reporting Options
  2. Safety Planning
  3. Resources available for sexual assault victims
  4. Administrative, legal, and medical process in sexual assault      cases.
  5. Accompaniment to administrative, medical, and legal      proceedings
  6. Referral to counseling services.

For assistance or information during office hours, please call (253) 967-6211 or (253) 966-0363.

SHARP Victim Advocates can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (253) 389-8469.

Sexual Harassment Complaints

One-third of sexual assault cases begin as incidents of sexual harassment.  As a military community, it is important to address sexual harassment complaints immediately when they occur.  The JBLM SHARP office will assist in finding the appropriate method for addressing the situation.  For military personnel and their family members, the JBLM SHARP office can assist in the following areas:

  1. Guidance on how to address sexual harassment issues
  2. Formal sexual harassment complaint intake
  3. Informal sexual harassment case intake
  4. Advocacy in dealing with sexual harassment
  5. Referral to other agencies and resources as required

For assistance or information during office hours, please call (253) 967-2072.

 

 

 

 

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SHARP Training

Understanding the SHARP program and what role Soldiers, civilians, and leaders play in the prevention and response to SHARP issues is paramount to the success of the program.  The JBLM SHARP office can provide all sorts of different training for the JBMandatory annual training for military and civilian employees

  1. Commander and 1SG training
  2. Leadership training
  3. Family Readiness Group training
  4. SHARP Responder training on the role of the SARC and      Victim Advocate
  5. Upcoming RAD Self-Defense Classes

For questions or to schedule a training event, please call
(253) 967-2072

SHARP Related Links

For more information on the SHARP program within the Army and the JBLM community, please use the links below:

24/7 JBLM SHARP Hotline (Sexual Assault Reporting):
(253) 389-8469

DOD 24 Hour safe hotline: (877) 995-5247 
Text: 55-247 (Within US)

Online DoD SafelineResources: DoD Safeline
JBLM SHARP Victim Advocates: (253) 967-6211 or
(253) 966-0363
JBLM SHARP Resource Center: (253) 477-1984/1983/1986
DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Information:
DoD SAPR
Department of the Army SHARP website: DA SHARP
Thurston County Family Justice Center: TCFJC
Pierce County Sexual Assault Center: PCSAC
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month.

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