The Center of Hope at Franciscan St. Francis Health - Indianapolis offers sexual assault and rape victims prompt and undivided attention. Here, victims of sexual assault are actively treated in a quiet, compassionate and non-traumatic way.
At the Center of Hope, victims receive medical and forensic assistance in a private, quiet and compassionate environment. The program allows sexual assault victim and his or her support persons to focus one on one. It also reduces error and omission in evidence collection and ensures support to the victim during the judicial process.
Everyone involved in the program is sensitive to the special needs of the victim of a sexual assault. The response team includes:
- law enforcement officers
- victim advocates
- sexual assault nurse examiners/physician examiners
- crisis intervention counselors (may be involved initially to meet the victim's needs)
Other Centers of Hope in Indianapolis:
St. Vincent Hospital, (317) 338-3756
Wishard Hospital and Health Services, (317) 630-2445
Riley Hospital for Children, (317) 274-4673
Community Hospital East, (317) 621-HOPE
IU Health Methodist, (317) 962-3600
For more information
Our staff is available to talk with you at (317) 528-5440 or 528-5262