Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Eastern Connecticut, Inc.
Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Eastern Connecticut, Inc. Services
Crisis Intervention Services include our 24-hour hotline and accompaniment during medical, police and legal processes. Our certified advocates and counselors can assist you in making informed decisions by providing information to you regarding such matters as medical exams, the legal process, evidence collection, date rape drug testing and sexually transmitted diseases.
The Sexual Assault Crisis Center offers comprehensive, confidential services to victims of sexual abuse, sexual assault, harassment and incest. We also provide services to parents/caregivers of children who have been abused, and family members and friends. There are no fees for our services.
Advocacy Services include victim compensation claim assistance, criminal justice support and accompaniment and Address Confidentiality Program assistance.
Counseling is available for adult survivors, children, adolescents, parents and caregivers and incest survivors. All information you share with our counselors will remain confidential. There are no fees for our services. Counseling is provided at both our New London (860- 442-0604) and Willimantic (860-456-3595) offices, by appointment.
Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) are multidisciplinary partnerships of professionals established for the investigation of allegations of child abuse, and to insure the coordination of services for children and their families. CACs strive to reduce the trauma of the investigation process by offering a safe, child-friendly environment where videotaped interviews of children are conducted.
Crisis counselors/advocates from the Sexual Assault Crisis Center provide information and support to the non-offending parents or caregivers of child abuse victims at both the Windham County CAC (Wendy's Place) and at the New London County CAC.
Prevention and Community Education
The Sexual Assault Crisis Center provides community education and violence prevention programs to schools, professionals and the public regarding primary prevention/risk reduction, sexual harassment, bullying, sexual assault, healthy relationships and child sexual abuse.