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Victim Advocacy: When Crime Interrupts

Victim Advocacy

Due to current circumstances, we are suspending all face to face service until further notice. We are still available as a confidential resource. If you need to speak with an advocate, please call (904) 620-1010.

If you would like to speak with Whitney, Victim Advocate, you may schedule a meeting by email or request an appointment.

 

The Victim Advocacy Program serves as a resource and support service for anyone in the University community who has been a victim of actual or threatened violence. The services offered range from emotional support to assistance navigating the criminal justice system. Twenty-four hour crisis intervention services are available to provide immediate assistance to the UNF community.

Services

  • 24-Hour Crisis Helpline
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Emotional Support
  • Evaluation of Options
  • Information and Referrals
  • Safety Planning
  • Explanation of Rights
  • Accompaniment through Criminal Justice Process
  • Assistance with Student Conduct Process
  • Assistance in Filing Crimes Compensation
  • Documentation of Victimization for School or Employment
  • Assistance in Completing Victim Impact Statements
  • Educational Presentations and Materials
  • Accompaniment
  • And any other assistance that may be required to assist victims/survivors in rebuilding their lives

Confidentiality

The Victim Advocacy program assures confidentiality to persons who utilize advocacy services. Client's name and identifying information will not be released to a third party without prior written consent.
 
The program is required to release information under the following conditions: individual presents a danger to self and others, or is suspected of child or elderly abuse.