People who are experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic violence or sexual assault will have services accessible to them at the “One Door ~ One Stop” Center to be held on Friday, June 8.
A variety of community agencies will be on hand at this one location at one time to help a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault.
A person needing assistance can come into the center, meet an advocate to help her/him assess their situation and needs and then immediately meet with the proper agency representative who will be available at the center.
Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault can obtain legal advice, advocacy, crisis counseling, referrals, assistance with protection order applications, apply for economic assistance, meet a law enforcement officer, prosecutor and/or probation officer, do safety planning and more at the center.
Some of the agencies on hand are: Rape/Domestic Abuse Program, Bridge of Hope Child Advocacy Center, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska Legal Aid, Lincoln County Attorney’s Office, Lincoln County Victim Witness Unit, Region II Human Services, District 11 Probation, Proteus, Law Enforcement, Community Domestic Violence Intervention Program and more as needed.
The One Door ~ One Stop Center is open on the second Friday of each month from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at 2700 W. Philip in North Platte. Free childcare is available on site. All services are free and confidential. No appointment is needed, organizers say.
For more information, call (308) 534-5879 or (308) 532-0624.