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Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Resources

The Director of Student Affairs (DSA) serves as the campuses Title IX Coordinator. Should you desire assistance from an outside agency regarding issues related to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or other crimes, the DSA can assist you with finding needed resources.

Should you wish to seek out resources yourself or need assistance outside of the campus office hours of operation, the following can be utilized as needed:


(800) 799.7233 (Open 24/7/365)

http://www.thehotline.org

For nearly 20 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of its dedicated advocates and staff, they are available 24/7/365 days a year.

The Hotline provides confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Its database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and its Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

Additionally the volunteers work to educate communities through events, campaigns and dynamic partnerships. The Hotline is an excellent source of help for concerned friends, family, co-workers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know.

(800) 394-2255 (M-F 8:30 am - 8:30 pm EST)

http://www.victimsofcrime.org

The National Center for Victims of Crime is a nonprofit organization that advocates for victims' rights, trains professionals who work with victims, and serves as a trusted source of information on victims' issues. After more than 25 years, we remain the most comprehensive national resource committed to advancing victims' rights and helping victims of crime rebuild their lives.

The National Center is, at its core, an advocacy organization committed to -- and working on behalf of -- crime victims and their families. Rather than focus the entire organization's work on one type of crime or victim, the National Center addresses all types of crime.

www.domesticshelters.org

Use the search tool to get local help for domestic violence, including shelters, in your language.

http://clerycenter.org/referrals-sexual-assault-and-rape-state

Mission: To work with college and university communities to create safer campuses.

The Clery Center is a clearinghouse of information for victims and their families regarding Clery Act compliance and Title IX guidelines. Our staff is committed to empowering students, student victims, and parents to learn about the unique rights afforded to students on college campuses.

(866) 331-9474 or text 22522

http://www.loveisrespect.org

Highly-trained peer advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. We also provide information and support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, service providers and members of law enforcement. Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365.

LoveisRespect mobilizes parents, educators, peers and survivors to proactively raise awareness on healthy dating behaviors and how to identify unhealthy and abusive patterns. Through trainings, toolkits, and curriculum, we are growing community educators and advocates to promote healthy relationships and prevent future patterns of abuse.

Loveisrespect.org strives to be a safe, inclusive space for young people to access information and get help in an environment that is designed specifically for them. Our website provides comprehensive education on healthy, unhealthy and abusive dating relationships and behaviors.

(800) 656-HOPE (4673)

https://rainn.org

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization and was named one of "America's 100 Best Charities" by Worth magazine. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online) in partnership with more than 1,100 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. In 2015, the Online Hotline expanded to offer services in Spanish. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.