The Victim Rights Law Center is the first law center in the nation dedicated solely to advocating for the civil legal needs of sexual assault survivors.
The VRLC provides direct legal representation to victims of rape and sexual assault in Oregon. Survivors are self-identified meaning criminal charges are not required to be a VRLC client.
There is no age, income, citizenship, or immigration status restriction and clients may include family members in immigration cases.
Legal services must be related to the sexual assault.
VRLC attorneys provide consultation and legal representation in the areas of:
-safety and privacy*
-benefits and financial stability*
-identity document changes
*Tri county area only (Multnomah, Clackamas & Washington; survivor must live, work, go to school, or have been assaulted in relevant geographic location.)
Anyone who is interested in becoming a client can call VRLC’s intake line, 24 hours a day, and leave a message. 503 274 5477 x6. No drop-ins.
Mission Statement: The VRLC's mission is to provide legal representation to victims of rape and sexual assault to help rebuild their lives; and to promote a national movement committed to seeking justice for every rape and sexual assault victim.