Cherokee Nation W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex, health centers, and satellite offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024. Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital urgent care, emergency department, and other emergency services will remain open.

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918-772-4260
17846 South Muskogee Ave. Tahlequah, OK 74464
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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.