Advocacy

Operation Care Advocates will assist and accompany you during your time of crisis. Advocacy and accompaniment includes:

  • Support and information to the sexual assault/domestic violence victim(s) and significant other(s) at the hospital
  • Validate the trauma of the victim’s experience and provide information about common victim reactions to rape
  • Support and counseling for victims of domestic violence
  • Help with restraining orders
  • Inform the victim and significant other(s) about the counseling services and other community services available
  • Interact with other agencies and individuals to represent the interests of the victim
  • Legal, judicial and medical accompaniment / court accompaniment

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