The Rising Center, 637 Morton Boulevard in Hazard, provides medical and legal advocacy, crisis counseling and long-term therapy to victims of sexual assault. Along with staff members, the agency depends on volunteers. Volunteers are needed in Letcher, Leslie, Lee, Owsley, Wolfe, Breathitt, Knott and Perry counties. Training to become of volunteer is free of charge and provided at The Rising Center in Hazard. To become a volunteer or for more information about the center’s services, call Daniel Dixon at 436-5761 ext. 7809.