Operated through the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) includes Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, law enforcement officers and Sexual Assault Advocates.
Sexual Assault Support Advocates are volunteer victim advocates who work to enhance the victim-centered approach that is now standard for providing services to sexual assault victims. Advocates are available to provide information and referrals as well as support for victims during a forensic exam at a medical facility.The Capital Health System at Mercer and Fuld in Trenton and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton are sites for sexual assault examinations in Mercer County. Special waiting areas for victims and their significant others, private exam rooms and medications that are free of charge are just some of the victim-centered services available.
The members of the SART include:
- Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE),
- Rape Care Advocate,
- and, if desired, a law enforcement officer
To activate SART call:
- Womanspace (800) 572-SAFE
- Campus Police #911 or (609) 771-2167
- Municipal Police #911
Or go to the emergency room at:
- Capital Health System Helene Fund Campus
- Capital Health System Mercer Medical Campus
- RWJ University Hospital at Hamilton
Campus Police Services
For help filing a report and obtaining information regarding seeking legal action.
Call: #911, (609) 771-2167, or use emergency phone
TCNJ Title IX Process
For information regarding pressing campus judicial charges. Contact: Title IX Coordinator, Jordan Draper
(609) 771-3266 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember that you make ALL the decisions.
If you do not want to seek legal action you do not have to – however evidence can be gathered and held while you make that decision.
For more information on resources available through the AVI or to arrange a meeting, please contact Michelle Gervasi at email@example.com.