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Resources

On-campus:

CARES (confidential peer listening service for anyone who has been affected by personal violation):

To get in touch with a CARES counselor, call the CRC at (845) 437-5221 or (845) 437-7333 and ask to speak to the CARES counselor on call. A trained counselor will always call you back within ten minutes.  CARES can also be reached by email at CARES@vassar.edu.

SART (trained faculty and administrators that can provide support, advocacy, and information for victims of sexual assault, relationship abuse, and stalking):

To get in touch with a SART advocate, call the CRC at (845) 437-5221 or (845) 437-7333 and ask to speak to the SART advocate on call.  For more information, please visit http://savp.vassar.edu.

SAVP Coordinator Elizabeth Schrock is the coordinator of the SAVP program at Vassar, and can be reached in her office at 437-7863 or by email at savp@vassar.edu. If she is unavailable, she also coordinates the SART team, which is on call 24-hours a day.

Counseling Services (free, confidential individual and group counseling, referrals to off-campus therapists):

To make an appointment with Counseling Services, call (845) 437-5700 during business hours on weekdays (on nights and weekends, a counselor can be reached by calling the CRC, (845) 437-7333 or ext. 7333, and asking to speak with the “Metcalf counselor on-call”).  You can also stop by Metcalf house.

Safety and Security (for reporting incidents, receiving no contact orders, and developing/implementing safety plans):

To contact Security, call the CRC at (845) 437-5221 (non-emergency) or (845) 437-7333 (emergency).

Baldwin Health Services (including the Women’s Health Center):

To make an appointment at Baldwin, call (845)-437-5800.  For issues specific to women’s sexual health, call (845) 437-5818.

Title IX Coordinator (for administrative support, reporting options, and information on colleges regulations and processes):

Call (845) 437-7924.

JYA?  There are still resources available to you.

CARES can be reached by email at cares@vassar.edu.

SART can be reached by email at savp@vassar.edu.

Vassar’s Office of International Programs can be reached by email at jya@vassar.edu.

Hot Peach Pages (database of local domestic violence and sexual assault agencies in many countries around the world): http://www.hotpeachpages.net/

State Department Services (information and help with finding resources abroad that are accessible for Americans): http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/tips/emergencies/emergencies_1748.html

Off-campus:

Rape Crisis: http://www.familyservicesny.org/ (845)-452-7272

Battered Women’s Services: http://familyservicesny.org/battered_womens_services.php (845) 485-5550

Grace Smith House: http://www.gracesmithhouse.org/ (845)-471-3033

The Anti-Violence Project: http://www.avp.org/services.htm (212)-714-1141 The Anti-Violence Project is based out of New York City and focuses on providing resources to LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities.

Online resources:

RAINN (The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network): http://www.rainn.org/

Love Is Respect (Dating and relationship abuse): http://www.loveisrespect.org/

1 in 6 (Male-identified survivors): http://1in6.org/

Stalking Awareness (Information and Resources about Stalking): http://www.stalkingawarenessmonth.org/resources