Advocacy Services for Survivors

If you are feeling suicidal, please call the Suicide hotline at 1-800-273-8255. Help is available for you whenever you need it, any time day or night.

The SARC office is providing remote/telehealth services for the 2020-2021 academic year in an effort to reduce interactions and possible exposure to COVID 19.

Advocacy

SARC Advocates provide confidential support for survivors of sexual assault and violence, focused on safety. We promote personal choice, self-worth, dignity, and power.  Services are provided via person to person or through the 24-hour support line during the academic calendar. Call us at (406) 243-6559 for support. 

Academic Advocacy: SARC supports your academic success on our campus and can assist our clients who are having academic difficulties.  For example, we can help with dropping classes, requesting an incomplete grade, delaying exams, or facilitating a medical withdrawal. 

Medical Advocacy: We provide medical advocacy at First Step: a free, medical clinic that provides health care and gathers forensic evidence for survivors of sexual assault. 

What can I expect from an Advocate?

  • Someone to listen to you, objectively and without judgment
  • Someone who believes you
  • Someone who knows options, resources and supports available to you
  • Someone who will empower you to make the best decisions for yourself
  • Someone who can provide information for secondary survivors (friends, family, faculty & staff)