24 hours a day crisis line with licensed crisis counselor / professional victim advocate toll free 1-87-STOP-RAPE (1-877-867-7273)
24 hours a day response to emergency rooms with trained victim advocate
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) forensic evidence collection at all hospitals
Victim Advocacy for sexual assault victims ages 13 and older
Coordination with Victim Assistance and Children Services through justice phases
Recovery services for victims, whether or not case is prosecuted:
Support groups for survivors
Emergency money for housing, food new door locks, etc.
Teddy bears for children when advocates meet them or when they have to testify
Education, literature, and video tapes to help family members be supportive
Victims Compensation filing assistance information
Spiritual ministry and volunteer peer counseling
Speaking to groups such as schools and justice professionals as part of healing process
Long-term emotional support and crisis intervention
Information and referrals for follow-up disease testing, counseling, legal issues, etc.
Create and maintain county wide protocol and ongoing communication among task force members for victim support and seamless prosecution.
Training for protocol members on evidence collection, victim rights, SANE, legal issues, prevention tips, male rape, drugs and sexual assault, college campus issues and laws, "promising practices" from around the nation, reducing "revictimization" of repeat victims, different reactions of victims between stranger vs. acquaintance rape, etc.
Community sensitivity and education for health professionals, justice officials, high schools, college / university student and staff leadership, public service announcements and posters, civic and public organizations, church groups, media reporting sensitivity, etc.