Center of Hope
The St.Vincent Carmel Center of Hope provides expert treatment,
advocacy, legal services coordination and evidence collection and
preservation for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
- A SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner)-trained nurse is on-call at all times
- A dedicated and private examination room is provided for these vulnerable patients
- Specialized equipment has been purchased to collect and preserve
evidence to assist in the successful prosecution of perpetrators
The Center of Hope coordinator works closely with law enforcement and
the judicial system as well as mental health and social service
agencies to help victims access the services they need and to provide
expert testimony that assists in securing convictions.
The St.Vincent Carmel Center of Hope
also works closely with Chaucie’s Place. Chaucie’s Place provides
services to children who are victims of suspected abuse or neglect.
St.Vincent Carmel provides medical services and facility space to
St.Vincent Carmel also provides financial support to: