Community education, speeches, and consultation.
Program staff consists of skilled trainers, and presenters who have provided training,
seminars and workshops locally and statewide. Advocates are available to provide
educational presentations, speeches and consultation to community groups, agencies
and/or organizations. Please call 352-264-6760 or Toll Free #1-866-252-5439 if
you would like an advocate to provide training and/or speak to your group or organization.
Network with other victim service providers and state organization.
Close networking coupled with coordination of services with other victim service
providers is essential to eliminate a duplication of services and create excellent
working relationships. The program works closely with local law enforcement agencies
and the Office of the State Attorney. Membership and affiliation in state victim
service organizations enables the program to keep abreast of victim related legislature
and changes in Florida Statue 960 that affect victim rights and services to victims.
Outreach services provided in the Gainesville Police Department
The program provides outreach services in the Gainesville Police Department to
meet the unmet needs of victims who report the crime to law enforcement and a suspect
is not arrested.
HIV Test Site
Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center provides confidential HIV testing. Please
call 352-264-6760 or Toll Free #1-866-252-5439 to schedule an appointment or
for further information. All services are free.
Victims' Assistance Academy