Cabell County and Mason County each have a Sexual Assault Response Team
What is a SART?
Each Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is comprised of professionals who work to coordinate an immediate, quality, multidisciplinary, victim-centered response to sexual assaults in their county. This response prioritizes the needs of sexual assault victims and holds offenders accountable.
Who is on a SART?
How Does a SART Work?
The goal of a SART is to ensure a seamless, coordinated, victim-centered response to sexual assault victims and their loves ones. Monthly SART meetings provide a venue for first responders to:
In West Virginia, 1 in 6 women and 1 in 21 men will experience an attempted or completed forcible rape in their lifetimes. A SART works to reduce repeated questioning of the victim and to increase the effective collection and preservation of evidence. With all service providers working together, it ensures that victims have immediate access to the services they need.
To contact the SART Coordinator:
Cabell County: email@example.com
Mason County: firstname.lastname@example.org
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