Troy, NY, USA – Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® Event

Posted on the December 21st, 2013 under High Heels for Men News by Well-heeled

When:
Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)

Where:
Samaritan Hospital
2215 Burdett Avenue
Lally Pavillion
Troy, NY 12180


Hosted By:
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® International

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence is a project of Venture Humanity, Inc. a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit corporation.


Men literally walk one mile in women’s high heeled shoes to protest sexualized violence, educate their communities and raise money for chronically underfunded rape crisis centers, domestic violence shelters and other sexualized violence prevention and recovery services.


For a specific Walk Event, contact that Local Walk Organizer directly.


Each Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® Day Event is individually and locally organized under a license from Frank Baird and Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®, a Venture Humanity, Inc. Project.

Register for this event now at :
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/troy-ny-usa-walk-a-mile-in-her-shoes-event-tickets-9909405298?aff=rss

Event Details:

For more information about this specific Walk Event, please contact the person and organization listed below.




Contact:


Sexual Assault and Crime Victims Assistance Program


2215 Burdett Ave


Troy, NY  12180


www.nehealth.com/sacc


Lindsey Crusan


Lindsey.Crusan@sphp.com


518/271/3639


 


Beneficiary/Publicity Partner:


Sexual Assault and Crime Victims Assistance Program


2215 Burdett Ave


Troy, NY  12180


www.nehealth.com/sacc


Lindsey Crusan


Lindsey.Crusan@sphp.com


518/271/3639


The Sexual Assault and Crime Victims Assistance Program for Rensselaer County is committed to reducing the trauma of sexual assault, crime, and violence, as well as providing community education for its prevention. We are dedicated to creating a supportive, caring environment for victims/ survivors and their families to enhance the healing process.


In existence since 1979, The Sexual Assault and Crime Victims Assistance Program is the only agency in the county providing comprehensive, specialized services to victims of sexual violence, victims of stalking, older adults, homicide survivors, as well as other victims of crime, their family members and friends, or significant others.


Our services are free and confidential and are available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week and are provided to females and males, both children and adults, without regard to race, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or physical ability.


Short Term Counseling 


A counselor will work with you (individuals, couples, families, friends, and significant others) as you begin to sort out your feelings and regain control over your life.


Sexual Assault Support Group


We offer free support groups facilitated by Certified Sexual Assault Counselors on various topics.


Therapy


Services of therapists are available free of charge to victims of sexual assault and crime.


Medical Accompaniment and Advocacy


Advocates are available to meet survivors at a hospital, clinic, or private physician’s office to provide emotional support and information about medical procedures.


Legal Accompaniment and Advocacy


We provide information and support regarding the legal system, and accompaniment to police and court procedures if the crime is reported.


Forensic Nurse Examiner Program


Health care professionals, who have undergone a specialized forensic training, coordinate efforts with law enforcement, healthcare, and sexual assault/crime victim professionals in order to provide immediate, dignified, and compassionate treatment for the victim/survivor while ensuring timely, accurate collection of forensic evidence.


Senior Crime Victim Program


Provides assistance and support to older victims of crime: physical, sexual and emotional abuse, finical exploitation, fraud, neglect and abandonment.


Information and Referrals


Prevention information is available to help reduce revictimization, and referrals for services not provided by our program can be made to assist you.


Crime Victims Compensation


Victims of crime receive information and assistance with the NYS Office of Victim Services compensations claims, and may receive monetary compensation for stolen property and lost wages, counseling, medical bills, funeral expenses, etc.


Community and Professional Education


Speakers are available to make presentations on various topics, and we provide training for allied professionals.




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