Shepherd University

SU Interpersonal Violence
 Resource Center

Relationship Violence

Resources

As a victim of relationship violence it is important to know that you are not alone. There are resources both on and off campus to help you through this difficult time. It is your choice to use the resources that feel the most helpful to you and to address the needs you want to address.

Off-Campus/Community:

Shenandoah Women’s Center: 304-263-8522

A confidential domestic violence and sexual assault crisis center serving both men and women. Services include emotional support, counseling, emergency shelter and a 24 hour hot line.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National network) Online Hotline

The Online Hotline provides live, secure, anonymous crisis support for victims of sexual violence, their friends, and families over RAINN's website. The Online Hotline is free of charge and is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week!

The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence: http://www.nrcdv.org/

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: http://www.ncadv.org/

West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services: http://www.fris.org

On Campus Confidential Support:

If you need support but are unsure if you want to make a formal report (i.e.; filing a police report or pursuing charges through the Office of Student Conduct) there are confidential resources available to you.

For further information regarding reporting options please follow this link:

SU Counseling Services 304-876-5276
For an appointment: 304-876-5161

SU Health Center 304-876-5161

On Campus Private Support:

These resources cannot guarantee complete confidentiality but will do their best to maintain your privacy while providing you the support you need and request. They may be required to report the occurrence of the assault, the name of the alleged perpetrator if provided by you and possibly your name under state and federal regulations. All steps will be taken to minimize the disclosure of this information.

SAVA (Sexual Assault Victim Advocates) Team Coordinator: Rhonda Jackson 304-876-5681

Any member of the SU Residence Life Staff

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