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Getting Started--Meeting a Need
Setting Up a Safe Haven for Victims
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Building Your Coalition
Developing Task Forces
  Victim Advocacy
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Victim Advocacy Task Force

The victim advocacy task force is responsible for recruiting, training, identifying, and screening experienced community-, prosecution-, and law enforcement-based victim service providers.

The victim advocacy task force coordinates volunteer training with the other task forces. It should develop interview questions and create a short application form for prospective volunteer service providers. Victim advocates should provide a supervisor's or sponsor's letter of recommendation with their application. If they work for a government or community agency, they should also include a supervisor's letter indicating support and approval of their volunteer commitment to the Safe Haven.

Resources for Victim Advocacy Task Forces

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