The Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee was founded in 1973 as the Knoxville Rape Crisis Center and remains one of two comprehensive, community sexual assault agencies in the state of Tennessee; serving 15 counties. The mission of the SACET is to provide excellent and compassionate services for survivors of sexual assault and to empower communities through education and social change. The 24/7 crisis hotline is (865) 522-7273.
The Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee has an additional location at 109 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, TN (37604).
SACET has four program areas, which include: