M.U.J.E.R. and its partners know that it takes more than one agency to efficiently address all the needs of a community. We understand the importance of having strong partnerships to ensure all of our clients receive comprehensive services that ultimately make a positive difference in individuals, families, and communities.
Safe Families Partnership Network (SFPN)
Comprehensive services to victims of domestic and or sexual assault through a coordinated service delivery network consisting of more than 15 agencies. Full care coordination, family team conferencing, counseling, group therapy, legal advocacy and court representation, safety planning, support groups, 911 on-call advocacy, victim advocacy, civil legal services, immigration services for victims of crime, filing of victims compensation, and emergency financial services some of the services provided. 30, 60 and 90-day follow up services are provided as an added support. Services are provided from MUJER’s One Stop Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center, and the City of Homestead Project SOS. A centralized database is maintained of all clients receiving services from SFPN.
Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)
A SART is a community‐wide multidisciplinary coordinating group that promotes a comprehensive response to victim/ survivors of sexual violence. MUJER is a co-founder and current partner of the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Council (DV/SAC) of Greater Miami’s Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). This partnership provides comprehensive immediate, short-term, and long-term support to victims living throughout the county. Is made up of: advocates, law enforcement entities, state attorneys office, medical forensic staff and other programs that support victim/survivors of sexual violence.
Victim/survivors can access the SART by:
Calling the police (911),
Contacting a certified sexual assault center and/or 24/7/365 helpline,
MUJER: 305/247-1388 (main office) or 305/763-2459 (helpline);
27112 South Dixie Highway, Naranja, FL 33032
(Monday through Friday 8 am to 6 pm – no appointment necessary)
RTC:305/585-5185 (main office) or 305/585-7273 (helpline);
1611 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136
(@ Jackson Memorial Hospital 24/7/365)
Note: All primary and secondary victim/survivors can access services from both certified centers even if he or she decides not to report their abuse to the police.
How the SART benefits our communities
Ensuring victims have the best and most comprehensive services available
Helping bring perpetrators to justice
Providing a forum for discussion and problem solving for service providers, investigators, and prosecutors
Assisting communities in creating coherent and effective protocols
Informing professionals about emerging technologies in forensic science, including toxicology and biology (DNA) where there are continuing advances and improvements in the techniques and processes being employed
Improving communication and fostering a good working relationship amongst agencies
Improve access to trained sexual assault advocates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week