Sexual Assault Counselor Training Starts Tuesday, March 15th!

The Training Application is Now Live!

Screening Interviews for Cohort 1 start on February 28th

Cohort 2 starts June 28th – Cohort 3 starts October 11th

What can I do after completing the California Sexual Assault Counselor Training?

Volunteer with BAWAR

  • Be eligible to attend Volunteer Advocate Training and join our hotline and bedside advocacy teams
  • Participate in outreach & education events with BAWAR’s ECHO Team

Personal growth & professional Development

  • Enhance your resume and personal advocacy for survivors
  • Meet your agency’s training requirements
  • Learn more about gender based violence

Interested in volunteering with BAWAR in other capacities outside of direct service? Fill out our administrative volunteer interest form to be contacted and invited to a 5-hour volunteer orientation.


24-Hour Hotline in English and Spanish
Línea directa las 24 horas en inglés y español
(510) 345-1056

Bay Area Women Against Rape
470 27th Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Hours: M-F, 9am – 5pm PST (Excluding Federal Holidays)

Office: (510) 430-1298
Email: bawar@bawar.org