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About Us

Expert Services

We are a Private Non-Profit Organization

Forensic Health Services specializes in the gathering of forensic evidence, providing compassionate and timely care to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Expert services provided:

  • Forensic medical evidentiary exams to assess a victim’s health care needs, coordinate the treatment of any injuries and collect evidence for potential use during case investigation and prosecution

  • At the request of law enforcement or Child Welfare Services, a forensic interview is conducted in a supportive and non-leading manner to obtain a statement from a child or developmentally disabled adult in a culturally sensitive, unbiased, and fact-finding manner by professionals trained in a national forensic interview model.

  • Advocacy services are designed to help reduce trauma for the child and non-offending caregiver and to be ongoing support for the child and family. Children and families participate in follow-up services which may include referrals for community support, assistance with navigating the criminal justice system, and crisis intervention services.

  • Suspect exams for evidence collection

  • Community education / professional training

  • All Services are FREE of charge

Expert Services

Forensic Health Services specializes in the gathering of forensic evidence, providing compassionate and timely care to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Expert services provided:

  • Forensic medical evidentiary exams to assess a victim’s health care needs, coordinate the treatment of any injuries and collect evidence for potential use during case investigation and prosecution

  • At the request of law enforcement or Child Welfare Services, a forensic interview is conducted in a supportive and non-leading manner to obtain a statement from a child or developmentally disabled adult in a culturally sensitive, unbiased, and fact-finding manner by professionals trained in a national forensic interview model.

  • Advocacy services are designed to help reduce trauma for the child and non-offending caregiver and to be ongoing support for the child and family. Children and families participate in follow-up services which may include referrals for community support, assistance with navigating the criminal justice system, and crisis intervention services.

  • Suspect exams for evidence collection

  • Community education / professional training

  • All Services are FREE of charge

Mission Statement:

The Wellness and Forensic Center promotes social change through the provision of comprehensive services for victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, dating violence, stalking, and child maltreatment.

Our Vision:

We envision a society where every victim is believed and is able to receive free, safe, and confidential high-quality trauma-informed medical and forensic care. 

We are here to provide care and treatment resources, and referrals for survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, human trafficking, child abuse and maltreatment,  and elder abuse

 

If you are the victim of physical or sexual assault please contact Certified Rape Crisis Center for Chautauqua County:  

The Salvation Army Anew Center 

1-800-252-8748 

Providing you with confidential wellness care

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Dr. Jennifer Wilcox -
Founder & resident forensic clinician

, DNP, FNP, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P;

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Dr. Tammy Bimber -
Clinical coordinator, forensic clinician

DNP, MSN, CEN, SANE-A, SANE-P, NYSAFE

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