Beginning Thursday, the Sexual Trauma and Abuse Care Center’s offices will be closed as the center moves locations. In-person services will pause, but the 24-hour call service will remain available.
“We are so sorry for this inconvenience but for us to get ready to serve you in our new office space, we must pack up our old one before the move,” according to a post on the Care Center’s Instagram feed.
The Care Center is relocating from its main office in Lawrence, at 708 W. Ninth St., to 330 Maine St. In-person services are set to resume in December, according to the post.
Until then, the Care Center’s 24/7 phone line, 785-843-8985, will continue to be staffed with advocates ready to help those seeking support.
In addition to a location change, the Care Center is currently going through a leadership change. Chrissy Heikkila, former executive director, left her position in November. Megan Engleman, who joined the center as its director of communications, is now serving as the interim executive director, according to another Instagram post from the center.
The Care Center recently celebrated its 50th anniversary of providing services for survivors as well as facilitating community education and prevention of sexual violence.
Visit stacarecenter.org to learn more about the Care Center and its free services.
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