Service provided by the Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida, Inc.



Safe Place Rape & Crisis Center

Counties served:

DeSoto, Sarasota


SPARCC is the only state-certified center for domestic violence and sexual assault services for Sarasota and DeSoto Counties. All of SPARCC's programs and services are confidential and provided free of charge. Emergency Shelter, 24-Hour Hotline, Crisis Counseling, Safety Planning, Children's Services, Transitional Housing, Hospital Advocacy, Court Advocacy, Case/Service Management, Information and Referral, Community and Education, and Professional Training.


2139 Main Street, Sarasota, FL, 34237
941-365-1976 (24 hour hotline), 941-365-0208 (administration)


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