One Fire

918-772-4260
one-fire@cherokee.org
17725 South Muskogee Ave. Tahlequah, OK 74464

Advocacy

Victim Advocacy

Victim Advocacy services are available to victims of all crimes.

These services include:

  • Emergency Advocate assistance to law enforcement officers within the 14-county Cherokee Nation jurisdiction (tribal and state).
  • Accompanies victim to a hospital for medical needs.
  • Accompanies and prepares victim for sexual assault exam procedure.
  • Provides resources for immediate safe housing.
  • Assistance with locating a shelter or relocation to family/friend's home.
  • Listens to victims concerns and needs and tries to address them.
  • Provides education and assistance in preparing a safety plan for themselves and their family members; explains the power and control model of abuse.
  • Provides counseling referrals and any other resource referrals needed.

Court Advocacy

Court Advocacy services are available to victims of all crimes.

These services include:

  • Assists the victim when filing a police report and/or protective order.
  • Explains the court procedures and prepares for court.
  • Accompanies victim to and from court appearances.
  • Notifies victim of court dates and possible court negotiated pleas.