The mission of the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA) is to promote the compassionate and just treatment of survivors and their loved ones; foster collaborative relationships between community systems; and affect attitudinal and behavioral changes in society as we work toward the elimination of sexual violence against all people.
24-hour Statewide Hotline: 800-601-7200 or click to Get Help
Today, Thursday April 26th, 2012, the Violence Against Women Act, S.1925, passed the Senate by a vote of 68 to 31. NJ's Senators Menendez and Lautenberg were strong supporters of the bill. Please take a moment to thank them for their work and their unflinching support.
(Trenton) Legislation sponsored by Assemblywomen Annette Quijano, Pamela R. Lampitt, Linda Stender and Valerie Vainieri Huttle sponsored to ensure victims of sexual assault aren't responsible for paying for forensic sexual assault exams has received final legislative approval and now heads to the Governor's desk.