Someplace Safe, a community partner with an office in Morris and surrounding communities, offers advocacy services for sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. Services include 24-hour crisis line, crisis intervention, information, and referrals; advocacy for medical exams and legal proceedings; support groups; training and education, safe lodging; criminal justice monitoring and policy development.
Advocates are trained staff and volunteers who offer help for victims, survivors, family, and friends who have been affected by violence. Advocates are available to:
- Assist survivors of abuse or assault at the hospital or law enforcement center.
- Guide and assist in locating resources (security and protection, food, clothing, household items, personal supplies, Thrift Store Vouchers, etc.).
- Offer information on Community and Government Resources.
- Provide Legal Advocacy and/or Criminal Justice System Intervention (assistance with Protection Orders, Restitution, Reparations or visitation arrangements; accompaniment to or tracking of criminal process; court advocacy, etc.).