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Hancock County Sexual Assault Response Team

The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is designed to provide a coordinated victim centered response, while remaining offender focused regarding the causes, consequences and issues surrounding sexual violence. The SART is a multidisciplinary team comprised of professional service providers that have direct contact with adult survivors who have experienced a sexual assault. The SART is designed to provide consistent services and information in an attempt to streamline the investigation and response to sexual violence, while also improving care for individuals who have been sexually assaulted.

The SART provides an avenue for collaboration, community education, and networking. It also assists individual members of the team and community systems in closing gaps in services; while promoting accountability and quality assurance of services provided as a team for victims and the community.