Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault (PAVSA)
Advocacy - Sexual Assault
32 E 1st St, Ste 200, Duluth, MN, 55802-3032
Distance: 979 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Provides the following advocacy services to victims:
* Hospital advocacy - Advocates are available to support victims when they seek medical assistance at a hospital on clinic.
* Legal advocacy - Advocates are available to support victims if they choose to report to the police. The advocates can arrange meetings and be available during court sessions.
* Support advocacy - Victims can request to work with an advocate who can give support and information. The advocates also work with family members and friends.
Serves the residents of southern St. Louis County.
There is no fee for this service.
Southern St. Louis County
|Crisis Line||(218) 726-1931||24/7|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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FP-0500.3300Individual Advocacy Definition
Programs that intercede on behalf of individuals to help them establish eligibility for or obtain needed services when they have been denied benefits or services for which they are eligible, when they need assistance to communicate their needs to a service provider or to otherwise effectively represent themselves, or when they have a complaint about a service. Individual advocacy attempts to reach equitable settlements without resorting to litigation and seeks to meet individual needs without attempting to change social institutions.
YJ-7000Families/Friends of Sexual Assault/Abuse Survivors Definition
The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of survivors of rape or other forms of adult or child sexual abuse, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by the sexual assault.
YX-0300.8100Sexually Abused Adults Definition
Individuals age 18 and older who have been raped or otherwise sexually assaulted or adults who, as children, were victims of incest.
YX-0300.8100-050Adult Sexual Assault Survivors Definition
Adults who, as adults or children, have survived an actual or attempted act of rape, forced oral copulation, sodomy or other sexual assault or abuse which was perpetrated by an individual other than their spouse or, in the case of a child, by an individual other than a parent or other extended family member whom the child trusted.
YX-0500.8000-150Child Sexual Assault Survivors Definition
Individuals younger than age 18 who have survived actual or attempted acts of rape, forced oral copulation, sodomy, fondling, indecent exposure or other forms of sexual assault by an individual other than a family member.
YX-8000Sexual Harassment Victims Definition
Individuals who have been subjected to unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favors or other conduct of a sexual nature including sexually-explicit language or jokes when they must submit to such conduct as an explicit or implicit condition of employment, passing a course or obtaining benefits or treatment to which they are entitled; when submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for decisions affecting the individual; or when such conduct interferes with an individual's performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment.