Media Release

Victims’ Assistance Academy

Monday, April 22, 2013 2:30 PM
sexual assault awareness month

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – As part of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Alachua County Victim Services and Rape Crisis Center and other local victim service providers are presenting the “Victims’ Assistance Academy,” on Thursday, April 25, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The academy will be held in the Jack Durrance Auditorium (Room 209), in the Alachua County Administration Building (12 SE 1st Street, Gainesville).

Topics covered in the two hour presentation include: victims’ rights, compensation, notification, and restitution.  Victim service providers will be available to answer participant questions.

For more information, contact Alachua County Victim Advocate Counselor, Rita Lawrence at 352-264-6760.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).