CBS 12 News did several interviews last week during our SANE training at the college. Below is a video about the importance of nurses during the sexual assault process. We had the pleasure of having a survivor, Julie Weil, share her story with the nurses and explained how her SANE nurse made her experience bearable after she was abducted and raped.

“The SANE nurse I saw was a life saver to me,” Weil said. “After you’ve been through something like a rape and you’ve been touched against your will, it’s hard to want to undergo a physical examination. It’s hard to want to put on a gown and have somebody photograph your injuries and swap you and poke you and prod you. But the nurse I had was so gracious and patient and understanding and made me feel so secure that I was able to do that.”

Our program is the local rape crisis center of the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee. We have a 24/7 helpline where an advocate is present to speak with at all times. The number is 866-828-7273.

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CIVIL RIGHTS FACTS
 In accordance with federal law and the U.S. Department of Justice policy, The Sexual Assault Assistance Program is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or age. 

To file a complaint of discrimination, contact or write to the Office for Civil Rights, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW, Washinton, DC 20531, Or call 202-307-0690 (Voice), or 202-370-2027 (TDD/TYY). 

Individulas who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may also contact OCR through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339 (TTY), 877-877-8982 (Speech), or 800-845-6136 (Spanish). 

You may also contact the Department of Legal Affairs, PL-01 The Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399, or call 850-414-3300.

CBS 12 News did several interviews last week during our SANE training at the college. Below is a video about Nurses being trained to help sexual assault victims.

Our program is the local rape crisis center of the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee. We have a 24/7 helpline where an advocate is present to speak with at all times. The number is 866-828-7273.

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Sexual Assault Assistance Program Of the Treasure Coast @ 2014

Our Mission

​To provide a coordinated, collaborative, and multidisciplinary approach to sexual violence on the treasure coast with the services and support to lead victims towards empowerment and reconnection.

CBS 12 News did several interviews last week during our SANE training at the college. Below is a video about our Crime Lab where rape kits are processed. They are key components in the sexual assault cases. They are here to help sexual assault victims receive justice.

Our program is the local rape crisis center of the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee. We have a 24/7 helpline where an advocate is present to speak with at all times. The number is 866-828-7273.

Be Believed Here♥