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Welcome to Sunrise of Pasco County, Inc.
Pasco County's Resource for Victims of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
Sunrise of Pasco County, Inc. (Sunrise) is a full-service domestic violence and sexual
assault center providing a safe place for victims to heal and to plan their future.
Established in 1982, our private, non-profit organization provides a wide range of
services to help victims and their children survive the aftermath of abuse and to move
towards safe and enriching lives.
Sunrise of Pasco County, Inc. is 100% in compliance with contractual obligations,
including the attainment of all minimum program, fiscal and administrative standards
as reported by Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Florida Coalition
Against Sexual Violence. The Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, and CEO are
commended for the excellent manner of providing services to victims of domestic
violence and sexual assault in their area.
- Domestic Violence is a crime. Florida law gives legal protection to battered
- Battering is the single major cause of injury to women-more frequent than auto
accidents, muggings and rape combined.
- Children coping with family violence frequently act out through violence at school
and on the streets. They escape through truancy, teen pregnancy, sexual
promiscuity, drug and alcohol abuse or running away.
- Children growing up in violent homes often grow up to be violent with their adult
partners or become victims themselves.
- Battering a pregnant woman is a felony.
If you or someone you know is a victim of Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault, please
call the Sunrise Hotline at (352) 521-3120. A Sunrise staff member will refer you to
needed services in your area.
Sexual Assault Victims in West or Central Pasco can call Toll Free 1-888-668-RAPE
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“A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED
(1-800-435-7352). REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR
RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE STATE.”
Sunrise’s Registration #CH9. Sunrise of Pasco County, Inc. neither hires nor contracts with
professional solicitors. Each contribution received by Sunrise of Pasco County, Inc. is applied
100% to programs, services and operations.
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“Sunrise of Pasco County, Inc. is an equal opportunity services provider since 1982.
Sunrise victim services are free of charge. In accordance with Federal law, this agency
is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin,
religion, political beliefs or disability (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).
Interpreter services will be provided for the deaf or hard of hearing, and persons with
limited English proficiency free of cost. Accommodations will be made available to
persons with disabilities if requested 5 days prior to the event.”
Sunrise of Pasco County Hotline:
Sexual Assault Toll Free Hotline:
1-888-668-7273 (West & Central Pasco)
Click on the below links for information on policy and forms pertaining to Language
Accommodations. If you need any additional assistance, please contact Sunrise at
|Sunrise of Pasco County Domestic Violence
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