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NCJ Number: 251364 Find in a Library
Title: National Sexual Assault Hotline: Bilingual Online Services Launch Outreach Guide
Date Published: 2015
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 2014-XV-BX-K005
Sale Source: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
810 Seventh Street NW
Washington, DC 20531
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Description; Report (Grant Sponsored); Report (Technical Assistance)
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This toolkit provides materials for organizations to use in spreading the word about RAINN’s (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network‘s) new hotline services in Spanish.
Abstract: Spanish-speaking visitors to the Online Hotline ( chat one-on-one with a trained RAINN support specialist any time (24/7). The free services offered include confidential, judgment-free support from a trained support specialist; someone to help callers talk through what happened to them; resources that can assist with next steps toward healing and recovery; referrals for long-term support in the caller’s area; information about relevant laws and resources in the caller’s area; and basic information about medical resources. The toolkit provided contains materials for promoting the new hotline in Spanish. The six components of the toolkit are 1) a service overview and tips for promoting the hotline; 2) sample text; 3) sample social media posts; 4) graphics and web banners; 5) frequently asked questions and answers; and 6) a fact sheet.
Main Term(s): Victim Service Programs
Index Term(s): Hotlines; OVC grant-related documents; OVC Resources; Public information; Public interest advocacy; Sexual assault victims; Spanish
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