SANDHILLS CRISIS INTERVENTION PROGRAM
SCIP Staff left to right: Jaime Donnelly (volunteer advocate coordinator), Ashton Simmerman (client advocate), Carol Sherman (program director), Leaghia Christensen (client advocate) Dana Brennen (client advocate), Kat Bauer (executive director).
Mission Statement: SCIP is committed to the prevention and elimination of domestic violence and sexual assault. We are committed to eliminating violence in the lives of children, women and men through empowerment, education and social action.
Sounds great, but what exactly does that mean? SCIP advocates provide assistance to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking and trafficking. SCIP advocates respond to calls from clients, hospitals and law enforcement 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide safety planning, shelter and other emergency services. Advocates work to empower clients, build self-esteem, provide information and assistance when clients are working with other agencies or have civil/criminal court issues. SCIP provides education classes, “Wise Minds” & “Boundaries” as well as provides Healthy Relationship classes for schools, churches and civic organizations. All services provided by SCIP are confidential and free of charge. SCIP serves Arthur, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Keith & Perkins Counties. Need more information stop in: 111 West 3rd St. Ogallala our office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm. Call our office, 308-284-8477, check out our website www.scipogallala.com, or look us up on Facebook & Twitter. Need immediate assistance call our 24-hr hotline 308-284-6055!