Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee
Advocacy

The advocacy department provides victims of sexual assault with the support, information, and resources needed throughout the recovery process. Advocates work to ensure that survivors' legal rights are protected, while also empowering them to make their own decisions. These services are available to all victims of sexual assault that are 13 years old or older. 

Advocacy assistance includes:

  • Accompaniment during SANE exams, police interviews, legal appointments, and court proceedings
  • Assistance filing victim's compensation applications and petitions for orders of protection
  • Support throughout the criminal justice process
  • 24/7 crisis hotline coverage
Area Served

East Tennessee Region

24-Hour Crisis Line

(865) 522-7273

Office Contact Information

Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee
2455 Sutherland Avenue
Building B
Knoxville, TN 37919

Phone: (865) 558-9040
Fax: (865) 587-7872

Funding Source

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