Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA)

Office Hours (9am-5pm, M-F)
9am-6pm M-F
P.O. Box 8782, Silver Spring MD, 20907

States where the organization has representation or a license to practice law

  • Maryland


Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) is the federally recognized state sexual assault coalition and provides policy advocacy, technical assistance, training, outreach, and prevention. MCASA’s Sexual Assault Legal Institute (SALI) provides direct legal services for victims and survivors of sexual violence, including human sex trafficking.

Location(s) of the organization

  • Maryland

Type of Organization

  • Human Trafficking Training/Technical Assistance
  • Legal Services
  • Policy Advocacy: State

Specialized Competency

  • Human Sex Trafficking

Target Populations and Restrictions

Populations Served

Domestic, Foreign

Language Capabilites

French, English, Spanish

Target Populations


  • Serve all genders


  • Serve all genders

Service Restrictions

Type of Trafficking Restrictions: Only sex trafficking
Other: Clients must be survivors of sexual violence

Direct Victim Services

Basic Necessities

  • Safety planning

Language Services

  • Interpretation and or translation services for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) clients
  • Interpretation and or translation services for monolingual (non-English) speakers
  • Interpretation and or translation services for blind, deaf, hard-of hearing

Legal Services

  • Civil legal advocacy
  • Criminal justice support/advocacy
  • Crisis or emergency services (includes crisis intervention)
  • Employment / Wage assistance
  • Immigration advocacy/assistance
  • Law enforcement advocacy
  • Legal aid/pro bono services for disability services
  • Legal aid/pro bono services for housing
  • Victim advocacy (includes vacating convictions, crime victim's rights and services, & explanation of legal rights and protections)


  • Volunteers
  • Unpaid internships

Other Services

Other Legal Services: Title IX Advocacy, Peace and Protective Order Advocacy, Family Law, Criminal Injuries Compensation Assistance