You have been through a traumatic event. Getting help early can help you begin to deal with the emotional and physical pain of sexual assault.
706-632-8400 or 1-800-334-2836 or the National Hotline at 1-800-656-4673
From the United States Department of Justice: Sexual assault is any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient. Falling under the definition of sexual assault are sexual activities such as forced sexual intercourse, forcible sodomy, child molestation, incest, fondling, and attempted rape.
If you are a survivor of sexual assault, it was not your fault and we are here to help.
Trained volunteers and/or staff are available to accompany victims for the FME, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Sessions are available throughout Blue Ridge, Gilmer, and Pickens (as funding is available).
For court hearings and conferences with the District Attorney's Office, as well as with Law Enforcement if you chose to file a report.
Reimbursement is available for expenses including medical bills, loss of earnings, mental health counseling, and other financial costs. Eligibility requirements and timelines apply.
Our agency will initiate contact, in person or by telephone, to survivors after initial services have been provided.
Contact a friend, relative, neighbor, teacher, counselor, etc. Do not feel that you are alone; we are here to give you the emotional support you need.
DO NOT SHOWER OR CLEAN UP.
As soon as possible, go to a hospital or health center for an examination and treatment of possible venereal disease and pregnancy. You have the right to a Forensic Medical Exam or Rape Kit within three days of the incident.
Whether or not you plan to file charges immediately, reporting the attack will give you the opportunity to press charges at a later time.
*Statistics are provided by Rainn*
Check out the "1 is 2 Many" campaign, a White House initiative that is working to reduce dating violence and sexual assault among students, teens, and young adults.
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3640 East First Street,
Blue Ridge, Ga 30513
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