Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center

Organization Description

The Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center is a lifeline for victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking, by providing safe haven, advocacy, resources, and hope in Harford County. SARC provides a full range of legal services for victims including information, advice, representation, and court accompaniment.

Program Details

Legal Representation and Advocacy

Program Website: SARC Legal Representation

Program Description:

The Legal Services program at SARC provides a full range of free legal services, including:

  • Representation: Free Legal Representation by attorneys in Protective Orders, Peace Orders, Divorce, Custody, Child Support, and Immigration matters
  • Advocacy: Civil, criminal, and immigration advocacy and court accompaniment provided by trained staff
  • Safety Planning: Individualized safety planning tailored to the legal needs of the client
  • Information and Referrals: All clients provided with appropriate information and referrals to other agencies in other areas of law, including but not limited to housing, bankruptcy, and employment.

For an appointment, contact the Legal Services Program at 410-836-8431.

Program Contact email:
Program Contact Phone: 410-836-8431
Advice/Help Hotline Phone: 410-836-8430
Program uses Language Line (Y/N): Yes
Program staff provide services in other languages: Spanish
Office days/hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 (extended hours on Monday and Wednesday until 6)
Advice/Help Hotline Days/Hours: 24/7
Advice/Help Hotline Phone: 410-836-8430
Cost or fee (describe): None
Description of other: Online helpline chat:
Eligibility-income: No income requirements for Protective Orders. Maryland Legal Services Corporation Guidelines for other services.
Children (Child Custody, Support, Adoption): Full Representation
Consumer: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Divorce: Full Representation
Domestic Violence: Full Representation
Expungement: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Employment: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Housing - General: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Housing - Landlord/Tenant: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Immigration and Citizenship: Full Representation
Wills, Estates, Probate: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Se habla Español: Full Representation
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