Become an Advocate
Fill out application (online or print & mail)
Come in for interview
Must pass criminal background check and be 18 years of age or older
Must have reliable transportation
Must have land-line home phone
Classroom Training w/videos
Hotline Training (at home)
Total Hours for Certification
The Crisis Center of Southeast Texas provides services to survivors of sexual assault, their family members and friends FREE of charge:
Advocates provide face-to-face support services to help survivors through issues related to their assault;
Advocates answer our "hotline" which provides immediate support and information (M-F 5pm - 9am and on a 24-hour basis on holidays and weekends);
Advocates provide accompaniment to local hospitals, police departments and court proceedings;
Support groups for adult survivors of sexual assault and for women molested as children.
Referrals to professional therapists or other agencies within the Southeast Texas community; and
A Speakers' Bureau to provide organizations, schools, clubs, associations and agencies education on the topics of safety, awareness, and prevention of sexual assault.
Crisis Center of Southeast Texas Volunteers
Gain...extensive training provided by law enforcement officials, professional therapists, and professionals with an expertise in the area of sexual assault.
Gain...practical experience and explore new career possibilities.
Gain...personal satisfaction by helping a survivor through the trauma and recovery of sexual assault.