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Sexual Assault Response Team

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General Agency Information
Name:Sexual Assault Response Team
Alternate Name(s):SANE/SART
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
Address:1555 Soquel Drive
Santa Cruz, CA  95065-1794
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-462-7744
 Use California Relay: Yes
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:24 Hours, 7 Days
Description:Provides a 24-hour emergency response when a sexual assault is reported to any law enforcement agency. Provides medical/legal examination, forensic evidence collection, advocacy and information and referral for concerns related to the assault. Purpose: To collect high quality evidence with minimal impact on the victim. If law enforcement decides there may be evidence on the survivor's body, s/he will be asked permission to perform an evidence collection exam--at this point the SART team is activated.

ELIGIBILITY: Any law enforcement agency in the county may implement the team. Patients are not seen on self-referrals, but must have reported an alleged sexual assault to a law enforcement agency. Serves women, men, boys and girls who have survived a sexual assault.

FEES: Cost of medical/legal examination is paid by investigating agency.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
 
Subject Headings
 Advocacy
Evidence Collection Services
Information and Referral
Physician Referrals
Private Nonprofits
Sexual Assault Counseling
Sexual Assault Hotlines
Sexual Assault Treatment
This record last modified December 2, 2014

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