Joy Thomas, R.N. SANE-A, SANE-P Supervisor
Mission Statement: Working together to improve the health of our community
Hours: 24 hours 7 days a week
- The SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) and SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) Program provide an immediate, compassionate, multi-disciplinary team response to victims of sexual assault or abuse. SANE/SART provides 24-hour services for all male and female victims of sexual assault. Members of SART include law enforcement, SRS, the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, Life House Child Advocacy Center, YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment, and the District Attorney’s Office.
Eligibility: Available to anyone requested to be seen by Law Enforcement or SRS. If over 18 years of age, and thinks they may want to press charges anytime in the next 5 years, may have an exam done and kit collected, without law enforcement request.
How to Apply: Contact office at (785) 354-6107 for information or come to Emergency Department at Stormont Vail Healthcare
Fees: The cost of the visit, if a kit is collected or colposcopic exam is done, then cost goes to the county prosecutors office or DCF depending on who requested
Funding: Stormont Vail Health Care and Stormont Vail Auxiliary