Sexual Assault Services

Victims are encouraged to seek medical services to discuss both short-term and long-term health concerns.

You can talk to a SANE nurse (SEXUAL ASSAULT NURSE EXAMINER) anytime by calling the Southwest Health Emergency Center directly at


What is Sexual Assault?

Sexual Assault:

What Should I Do If I am Sexually Assaulted?

Sexual assault is neither "asked for" nor deserved. "Giving in" to sexual activity is not the same as consenting. Do what you must to survive.

A victim is NEVER responsible for an assault. Do not blame yourself for being assaulted.

What Services Does Family Advocates Sexual Assault Service Provide?

Family Advocates is a non-profit agency serving Grant, Iowa, and Lafayette Counties. As advocates we are dedicated to helping assault/incest victims, survivors and their friends and families.

Services are:

What Can I Do To Help Someone I Know?