Family Services of North Alabama

Family Services of North Alabama
(256) 878-9159

Family Services of North Alabama (FSNA) seeks to teach, empower, advocate, and liberate through education, resource networking, and providing advocacy for victims of sexual assault.

The Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) of Marshall County offers victim support and crisis services for people (males 14 and older and girls who started menses and older) affected by any sexual violence. The program provides a 24 hour crisis intervention hotline, along with a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). The SART team includes; victim advocacy, SANE nurse, law enforcement advocacy, and criminal justice advocacy. The SART team responds to sexual assault victims 24 hours a day/7 days a week. The advocate provides victims advocacy through the prosecution process. Additionally, SASS provides education and awareness to the community.

24/7 Crisis Line: (855) 878-9159

What To Do If You Are Sexually Assaulted

  • Do your best to become free of the attacker and proceed to a safe place

  • Do not shower, brush your teeth, eat, or drink

  • Do not use the bathroom before obtaining medical attention

  • Do not remove clothing that you wearing during the assault

  • Report directly to a hospital and seek medical attention

  • Request that a Victim Advocate be contacted

  • Recording details is an important action following an assault