• Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH)
    • The MDPH is an agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts which serves the people of the Commonwealth, particularly the underserved and promotes healthy people, healthy families and healthy communities and operates the MA SANE Program.
      www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph
  • Massachusetts Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program
    • Massachusetts SANE Program is a state funded program of Massachusetts DPH that provides expert care to patients of sexual assault across the lifespan in 27 designated hospitals and Child Advocacy Centers. SANEs are specially trained and certified professional nurses skilled in performing quality forensic medical-legal exams. For the past 15 years, the Massachusetts SANE Program has provided expert forensic nursing care to over 14,000 survivors of sexual assault. 
      www.mass.gov/dph/sane
  • Massachusetts Department of Corrections (DOC)
    • In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003, the Massachusetts Department of Correction seeks to eliminate sexual assaults among inmates. Representatives of the SANE program assist the DOC in training investigators who seek to deter and respond to sexual assault in prisons.
      www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/doc
  • National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
    • “The National Institute of Justice — the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice — is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science. NIJ provides objective and independent knowledge and tools to reduce crime and promote justice, particularly at the state and local levels.
      www.nij.gov
  • Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
    • The mission of the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to enhance the Nation's capacity to assist crime victims and to provide leadership in changing attitudes, policies, and practices in ways that will promote justice and healing for all victims. OVC is charged by Congress with administering the Crime Victims Fund, a major source of funding for victim services throughout the Nation.
      www.ovc.gov
  • Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
    • “The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to provide federal leadership in developing the nation’s capacity to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.”
      www.ovw.usdoj.gov
  • United States Department of Navy
    • The Navy supports the 2012 Strategic Direction to the Joint Force on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response  “Sexual Assaults endanger our own, violate our professional culture and core values, erode readiness and team cohesion and violate the sacred trust and faith of those who serve and whom we serve.”
    • The Navy is the first military branch to partner as a pilot site for participation in the National Sexual Assault TeleNursing Center. Naval Hospital 29 Palms and Naval Hospital Jacksonville
      www.navy.mil
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    • Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a comprehensive medical center that provides the services and expertise of a major medical facility with the convenience and personal attention of a community hospital. The Hospital is committed to delivering high-quality, safe and efficient medical care to each and every patient.
    • Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a member of Partners HealthCare, a network founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. This Partners affiliation allows us to provide patients with seamless accessibility to the finest community-based medicine as well as the most advanced specialty care in the world. Through multiple collaborations with Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General Hospital for Children and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Hospital offers patients access to various centers of excellence.
      www.nwh.org
  • Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
    • RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE ) in partnership with more than 1,100 local sexual assault service providers across the country, the Online Hotline at online.rainn.org, and the DoD Safe Helpline through a contract with the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
      www.rainn.org
  • National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC)
    • NIWRC is a national agency dedicated to addressing sexual and domestic violence and safety for Indian women and children and understanding the issues and challenges facing tribal and Indian communities with regard to violence against Indian women including sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.
      www.niwrc.org
  • University of Illinois
    • University of Illinois is a public research university with three campuses including the campus at Urbana-Champaign.  A research team from the Children and Family Research Center in the School of Social work is conducting the program evaluation for the National TeleNursing pilot project.
      www.socialwork.illinois.edu
  • American Doctors Online (ADOL) / PhoneDOCTORx (PDRx)
    • American Doctors Online (ADOL) is a pioneering telehealth/telemedicine service provider, innovator and resource for healthcare business management and development. ADOL serves as an advisor and an entrepreneurial think tank to implementing telemedicine networks nationwide. Our industry experts’ partner with organizations and federal agencies to leverage ADOL's patented telehealth/telemedicine processes and technologies in order to commercialize applications that satisfy market opportunities and needs.
      www.adoltelemed.com
    • PhoneDOCTORx (PDRx) is an innovative telemedicine company that provides physician coverage services through audio and or video conferencing consultation services. Partnering with PhoneDOCTORx, Extended Care Facilities (ECFs) are empowered to provide nurses, patients and their families with confidential, real-time access to Board Certified physicians in non-urgent, urgent and emergent care consultation through state-of-the-art Medical Call Centers.
      www.phonedoctorx.com
  • Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)
    • BARCC mission is to end sexual violence through healing and social change. As one of the first rape crisis centers in the country they have engaged in this mission for over 40 years. BARCC is a national leader in the movement; providing individual services to survivors, families and communities and creating system and policy change.
      www.barcc.org

This information is provided by the Violence Prevention and Intervention Services within the Department of Public Health.