The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The St. Croix Valley Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) provides forensic healthcare and advocacy for individuals 13 years of age and older who have experienced sexual assault, strangulation, interpersonal violence, human trafficking and sexual expl... Read more
The St. Croix Valley Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) provides forensic healthcare and advocacy for individuals 13 years of age and older who have experienced sexual assault, strangulation, interpersonal violence, human trafficking and sexual exploitation in the community.
Providing forensic healthcare, education & advocacy for victim survivors of sexual assault, strangulation, interpersonal violence and human trafficking. Our Registered Nurses (RN’s) are specially trained to treat an individual who has experienced an individual who has experienced sexual assaults, both physically and emotionally. The Forensic Nurse Examiner works to help preserve a victim survivor’s dignity and reduce psychological trauma after an assault. A trained Volunteer Response Advocate will accompany the nurse to one of our partnering hospitals or the SART Center. Our Volunteer Response Advocates are trained community members who volunteer to provide advocacy, support, crisis counseling, information and referrals to those who have experienced victimization through our 24/7 helpline. Our Volunteer Response Advocates also provide advocacy and accompaniment during the sexual assault exam as well as advocacy and accompaniment to law enforcement interviews.