Medical and legal support can include, but is not limited to, systems liaisons with social services, mental health agencies, legal and law enforcement agencies, and hospitals.
Assistance in applying for Victim's Reparations. - The Minnesota Crime Victims Reparations Board helps victims of violent crime with certain expenses that result from the injuries from the crime.
Assistance in applying for Orders for Protection. - An Order for Protection is issued by the District Court to protect a person from abuse by a family or household member.
Assistance in applying for Harassment Claims.
Providing legal options and referrals
Legal Support - can include:
It is extremely important to seek medical attention whether you decide to report a sexual assault to the police or not.
Medical treatment can:
Determine if you have any injuries.
Detect and treat sexually transmitted infections.
Help in the prevention an unwanted pregnancy.
If you decide to report a crime, physical evidence can be collected for possible future prosecution.