Rape Response Organization highlights Services During Awareness Month

Rape Response Organization highlights Services During Awareness MonthIf sexual violence has impacted your life or someone you love – and you need help or advice – Rape Response in Gainesville, Ga., is ready to listen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-800-721-1999 for compassionate, non-judgmental services. You will discover that Rape Response is so much more than a hotline.

For 24 years Rape Response advocates have been supporting victims of sexual assault and rape and their families with free and confidential services on the crisis line and at the emergency. Other services offered by the rape crisis center include face-to-face intervention, information and referral, support and accompaniment during law enforcement and criminal justice activities, free medical aftercare, prevention education in middle school through college, community presentations, public awareness, professional development and leadership for best practices and community response protocol. The primary service area is Hall, Dawson, Habersham, Lumpkin and White Counties. Sexual assault response teams include, medical, judicial, human service, law enforcement and advocacy professionals who are committed to and providing quality services to survivors and holding perpetrators accountable. Individuals within a community can impact attitudes and behavior by promoting respect, safety, equality and healthy relationships on a daily basis.

Tuesday, April 03, 2012