SACARs Volunteers provide victims with confidential
By listening with complete understanding and respect and by taking into consideration personal values, cultural diversity and religious beliefs.
Encourage personal empowerment by supporting the individual to regain control of their situation
Validate their feelings of vulnerability, betrayal, fear, violation, anger and shock.
By accompanying victims to hospital, home, to the home of a friend or family member.
By assisting with child care needs (with guardians consent)
By assisting with household repairs (boarding window), locks, doors or clean-up etc.
By arranging to have a family member, a friend or clergy available at the scene, if required/requested.
By providing transportation to a safe shelter, hospital, or to the home of a family or friend.
By guiding Victims in making a safety plan, preparing a list of stolen or broken property and assisting Victims with reports, paperwork, meetings or interviews, as requested.