The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education (“The Center”) was the winner of the 2017 $100,000 Impact Grant for their Lower Fairfield Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners (SAFE) program.Read More
The SAFE program is a coordinated effort between The Center and Greenwich, Stamford and Norwalk Hospitals to provide timely, compassionate and trauma-informed sexual assault forensic exams to victims of sexual violence. For this program, The Center will train a minimum of 12 nurses, who will later be made available to the three area hospitals. the hospitals will utilize The Center’s already existing 24-hour hotline to connect with the program coordinator. If the victim qualifies as a SAFE Kit candidate, the SAFE program coordinator will activate the SAFE on-call system and arrange for the arrival of a nurse and advocate to the hospital emergency room. The program will also ensure ongoing training for SAFE nurses, ER personnel and law enforcement.Hide this content
Generation Impact is a collective giving circle of girls. Inspired by the thoughtful and powerful giving of Impact Fairfield County, this new program will introduce the next generation to the needs in our community, foster the spirit of philanthropy, and empower girls to work together to make an impact in Fairfield County, CT.
contribution of $1,000 will go to fund the transformational grants to local non-profits that will be awarded in May of the grant year. Impact Fairfield County is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public charity.