Providence Provides 24-Hour Resources to Sexual Abuse Victims

 

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Astro is the therapy dog at Monarch Children’s Justice & Advocacy Center.

No one should ever have to suffer from physical or sexual abuse, but if a child becomes the victim of sexual assault, it’s comforting to know that Providence St. Peter’s Sexual Assault Clinic in Lacey is just a short drive or phone call away.

Committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellness of the communities it serves, Providence offers a variety of resources and services to victims of sexual violence. And early response is key to helping victims and their families on the path to healing.

Sexual assault can occur at any age, but children are 70 percent more likely to be victims of sexual violence than adults. Because of this, Providence’s Sexual Assault Clinic is backed by a team of trained professionals who know how to work with victims of all ages.

As part of the Monarch Children’s Justice & Advocacy Center, the Providence’s Sexual Assault Clinic in Lacey includes:

  • Medical social workers
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Board-certified pediatrician and the clinic’s new medical director, Joyce Gilbert, M.D.

These professionals work with victims at a personalized pace.

With 24-hour help on hand, no victim of sexual assault ever needs to feel alone. Help is just a phone call away, and Providence’s trained team of professionals is here to help victims work through the pain so they can start on the path to healing.

Providence Medical Group’s Sexual Assault Clinic and the Monarch Children’s Justice & Advocacy Center in Lacey are the only of its kind in all of southwest Washington. Serving 350 victims and families annually, the Sexual Assault Clinic provides resources, intervention and medical assessments free of charge to victims and their families.

Whether you need medical assistance, emotional support or both, Providence’s Sexual Assault Clinic in Lacey is a local choice for quality compassionate care.

To learn more about Providence St. Peter Sexual Assault Clinic, and view videos about the clinic, visit their website. If you need immediate assistance, call the Sexual Assault Clinic in Lacey at 360-493-7469.

 

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