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Mother of a Victim

by Wanda, Mother of a VSC client When my daughter was little, whenever she was afflicted by illness or injury, my heart would grieve because I could not bear her suffering. Broken bones and sky-high fevers could not have prepared me for that dark day in September when the torment of not being able to Read More…

Mental Health Awareness Month: is it Time for a Check-in?

by: Andrea O’Neill, Rollins College Clinical Mental Health Counseling Graduate Student As April showers give way to May flowers, we begin to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. This is a great opportunity to take the time to evaluate where you are with your inner self. A mental health check-in can be done at any time Read More…

The Value of Volunteering at the Victim Service Center

by Erin Hanson, PhD, Research Assistant Professor at the Nation Center for Forensic Science (UCF) and VSC Volunteer For the past several years I have been a Research Assistant Professor in the Biological Evidence Section at the National Center for Forensic Science at the University of Central Florida (UCF). I have been involved in forensic Read More…

A Cura Começa Aqui- Healing Begins Here

Víctim Service Center of Central Florida (VSC) é uma organização sem fins lucrativos, em Orlando, Flórida, que fornece serviços e recursos individualizados às vítimas de crime e trauma. VSC faz isso através de assalto sexual exames forenses, planejamento de segurança, aconselhamento de crise, advocacia e sensibilização da comunidade. Nosso escritório principal está perto do centro Read More…