Emergency Room advocacy is available in Nassau County for all victims, at any age, of rape, sexual assault and domestic violence. Trained advocates are available to meet sexual assault and domestic violence victims at all hospitals in Nassau County to offer crisis intervention, counseling, support, information and assistance while accompanying the victim as they undergo their medical procedures.
This 24 hour, free and confidential service can be accessed by calling the hotline at 516-542-0404.
The advocate can provide information about the health concerns and examinations, criminal justice system and trauma services. The advocate can also assist in linking the victims to on-going assistance.
If you are interested in becoming an advocate, contact The Safe Center’s Education Department at 516-465-4700.