The Sanar Institute strives to ensure access, understanding and person-centered approaches are used in supporting individuals impacted by interpersonal violence including:

  • Human Trafficking
  • Image-based Abuse
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Sexual Violence
  • Trauma Based on Marginalization and Oppression
  • Specialization work with LGBTQ+, BIPOC, and Immigrant Communities
  • Intergenerational and Historical Trauma
  • Hate Crimes
  • Other Forms of Interpersonal Violence

Sanar utilizes a three pronged approach to support trauma healing and reduce incidences of violence at the individual, community and institutional level.

Direct Services for Individuals and Communities Impacted by Trauma

Training and Technical Assistance for Stakeholders Working in Allied Interpersonal Violence Fields

Workplace Wellness Services

Our Partners Value Our Services

“The technical assistance I received from Sanar was high quality. Sanar staff were very knowledgeable, great to work with, and helped create effective deliverables.”

“We are so grateful for the crucial services Sanar provides to our clients. Trauma-informed mental health support is absolutely essential to their journeys and we could not do our work without the partnership of Sanar.”

“Sanar is an organization that has demonstrated a collaborative, trauma-informed approach to survivor advocacy from its inception.”

“Sanar provides equitable access to many vulnerable individuals and the tools needed to begin the journey of healing.”

“Sanar is committed to making the needs of human trafficking survivors paramount and to meaningfully collaborating to make aftercare services more effective and holistic.”

“As a survivor-led organization, Sanar continues to do an exceptionally well job at collaborating with us in order to build better communities for survivors. We value this relationship and will continue to nurture it as providers.”

“Sanar is a much-needed resource for the anti-trafficking community and those who work with sexual abuse survivors. A flexible and trustworthy network of trauma informed specialized therapists provides a transformative option to allow advocates to refer any survivor, no matter the geographical location, to much needed services. This is the future of therapy, needed more than ever in a modern world, connecting the best therapists with the clients who need their services the most.”

“Sanar’s perspective and resources on how to provide trauma-informed care to victims of human trafficking makes the topic accessible and inspires change”