Medical advocacy provides victims of domestic and sexual violence, who present in local emergency departments, crisis intervention, emotional support, education about their rights, and resource information.
Our staff ensures immediate emotional support, education and assistance is provided to victims who are admitted to local Emergency Rooms. Volunteer Victim Advocates clearly outline rights and options available to the survivor so she or he may make decisions about their care and assist them with communication if needed.
Our program partners with four hospitals as well as all local law enforcement offices through-out our service area. We have created amazing relationships with many organizations, including the team of SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) nurses at Northwestern Medicine – Delnor Hospital.