We Can Help

Utilize CAPSEA's FREE Medical Advocacy Services

CAPSEA’S trained Medical Advocates and Counselors are available to assist abuse victims and provide life-saving training to providers – free of charge. We offer providers informational sessions on a wide range of topics and can assist patients with everything from attending appointments to securing safe housing .

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Helping Providers and Patients Across Elk and Cameron Counties

CAPSEA's Medical Advocacy Services

For Providers

CAPSEA’S trained Medical Advocates and Counselors offer informational sessions and in-person consultations related to these topics:

  • Demographic Differentiators

    How to best serve victims of varying demographics, including LGBTQIA+, children, and elderly patients.

  • How to Spot Abuse

    Signs and symptoms of abuse, including secondary symptoms like traumatic brain injuries.

  • Safe & Supportive Internal Policy

    Suggestions and assistance to create a safe and nurturing environment for victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence to discretely seek help.

For Patients

CAPSEA’S trained Medical Advocates and Counselors offer a wide spectrum of services to patients in need of support or shelter. 

If you are facing an emergency situation, call our 24/7 emergency hotline immediately.

Elk County Hotline:
Cameron County Hotline:

Our Team

Meet CAPSEA's Medical Advocate: Amanda Tyler

Amanda’s role as a Medical Advocate is critical to providing survivors with the help they need after a traumatic event. Amanda helps ensure survivors have the best possible experience in medical settings, provides training to and build relationships with medical professionals in the area, and participates in community events to provide education.

Interested in an informational session?

We Would Be Happy To talk with You And Schedule a Session

Fill out the form with your name and contact information, and someone from the CAPSEA staff will reach out within 3 business days. Or contact us directly using the information listed below.

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If you or someone you know needs help, call our 24-hour Hotline: 

Elk County Hotline: 814-772-1227

Cameron County Hotline: 814-486-0952