Medical Advocacy is a specialized on-call advocacy providing 24/7 support for survivors of sexual assault. Medical advocates provide patient advocacy throughout the Sexual Assault Nurse Examination (SANE) or rape kit at the survivors discretion.
What Can a Medical Advocate Do?
Assist with transportation
Provide patient advocacy by walking you through the SANE process, allowing you to make informed decisions throughout
Assist you in creating a safety plan
Offer resources and share options for your next steps on your healing pathway
Offer supportive and survivor centered care
Please call our Crisis Line at 517-372-5572
if you need to be connected with a Medical Advocate