You are not alone. Your sexual assault was not your fault. You deserve love, compassion, and support. You deserve information on what your options are to move forward. Gather more information, not less. Call your local rape crisis center. Find out about the statute of limitations. In many places, you can get a rape kit test done and decide later whether you want to pursue the case in criminal court. You can contact us ( for further information. Or, you can contact the national sexual assault hotline at RAINN, who can help direct you or your local rape crisis center where you can talk through your options with a victim advocate—who will not report to law enforcement, unless you tell them to.