Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.


Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

8th & I

"Oldest Post of the Corps"
Roles of the Uniform Victim Advocate

The Uniformed Victim Advocate (UVA) and Victim Advocate (VA) provide essential support and care to the victim to include providing non-clinical information on available options and resources to assist the victim in making informed decisions as they progress through resolution and healing.  The UVA/VA maintains communications and contact with the victim as needed for continued victim support.

Functions of a Uniformed Victim Advocate (UVA) and Victim Advocate (VA)

  • Reports directly to Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) for Victim Advocate Duties
  • A Victim Advocate may be military, civilian or a contractor
  • Supports assigned victim
    • Crisis Intervention
    • Referrals
    • Ongoing Non-Clinical Support
    • Policy / Process Guidance
      • Information on Options
      • Information and Referral to Resources
    • Facilitates Monthly Case Status Updates
    • Available to respond 24/7