JSU has on-campus advocates available to victims of crime Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 4 in the REC Center (personal trainer room). Walk-ins welcome, though our advocates also do a lot of outreach around campus so you can also set up an appointment with them.
Alison Causey works in our Cleburne County office. Alison joined the District Attorney’s Office as a Victims Service Officer. As a VSO she assists victims in the preparation and filing of Protection From Abuse petitions. She works closely with victims, law enforcement, Assistant District Attorneys and court personnel to make sure the rights of victims are being properly advocated. She is on-campus Wednesdays, 8-4pm.
Raisha Morrel works for community victim service provider 2ndChance and specifically focuses on victims and survivors that have experienced sexual assault, domestic or dating violence, or stalking. Raisha can connect you to resources on-and off campus and helps victims and survivors navigate their healing journey, including assistance in navigating reporting a crime.
2nd Chance serves Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, Etowah, Randolph and Talladega Counties in Northeast Alabama providing emergency shelter, sexual violence forensic exam accompaniment in our local Emergency Departments, transitional housing, assistance with permanent housing, court and legal advocacy, counseling, lethality assessment, community referrals, and training and presentations on the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence and abuse in later life.
Raisha is on-campus on Thursdays, 8-4pm