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UT Austin Campus Resources

UT Counseling & Mental Health Center (Fifth Floor, Student Services Building)

  • Website: www.cmhc.utexas.edu
  • Call: (512) 471-3515
  • CMHC Crisis Line: (512) 471-CALL (2255) (Available 24 hours, UT Students Only)
  • Location: 5th Floor, Student Services Building (SSB), 100 W Dean Keeton St, Austin, TX 78712
  • Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Provides individual and group counseling, stress management, MindBody Lab for improved emotional and physical health, and classes for self-improvement.
  • CMHC Voices Against Violence Program provides counseling, advocacy, safety, planning, outreach and peer education for issues of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking. Prevention and Outreach staff offices are in the POWER House, located in Rm G1.400H, Student Services Building (SSB).

Behavior Concerns Advice Line (BCAL)

  • Website: www.utexas.edu/safety/bcal
  • Call: (512) 232-5050
  • 24 hour Hotline for University community members to discuss their concerns about an individual's behavior and a resource if uncertain how to help the concerned individual.

Campus Climate Response Team

Domestic Violence Clinic

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Employee Assistance Program

  • Website: www.utexas.edu/hr/eap
  • Call: (512) 471-3366
  • Location: Rm 4.200, North Office Building A (NOA), 101 E. 27th Street, Austin, TX 78712
  • Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Provide counseling, crisis intervention, and educational training for University employees, including benefits-eligible graduate students.

Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC)

  • Website: www.ddce.utexas.edu/genderandsexuality/
  • Call: (512) 232-1831
  • Location: Rm 2.112, Student Activities Center (SAC ), 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712
  • Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm (Walk-Ins from 10:00am – 4:00pm)
  • The mission of the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) is to provide opportunities for all members of the UT Austin community to explore, organize, and promote learning around issues of gender and sexuality. The GSC facilitates a greater responsiveness to the needs of women and the LGBTQ communities through education, outreach, and advocacy.

Legal Services for Students

Multicultural Engagement Center (MEC)

  • Website: ddce.utexas.edu/multiculturalengagement/
  • Call: (512) 232-2958
  • Location: Rm 1.102, Student Services Building (SSB), 100 West Dean Keeton St., Austin, Texas 78712
  • Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • The MEC houses six student-run agencies, provides leadership development opportunities, presents peer-facilitated social justice and education trainings, offers a number of support services to student organizations, and hosts community outreach programs such as culturally relevant campus tours and student panels. For many students, the MEC is a great place to access resources and for others, it is a home away from home.

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The Office for Inclusion and Equity

  • Website: www.utexas.edu/equity
  • Call: (512) 471-1849
  • Location: Rm 4.302, , North Office Building A (NOA), 101 E. 27th Street, Austin, TX - 78712
  • Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • The Office for Inclusion and Equity provides information, consultation, training and resources to the University community with regard to diversity, harassment and discrimination prevention, retaliation, affirmative action, equal opportunity and disability matters, including responding to complaints. Recommend calling first to discuss situation.

Services for Students with Disabilities

  • Website: ddce.utexas.edu/disability/
  • Call: (512) 410-6644
  • Location: Rm 4.206, Student Services Building (SSB), 100 West Dean Keeton St., Austin, Texas 78712
  • Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm (Walk-Ins from 9:00am – 4:00pm)
  • Determine eligibility and implement reasonable accommodations for students with short-term and long-term disabilities.

Student Emergency Services

Student Conduct and Academic Integrity

  • Website: www.deanofstudents.utexas.edu/sjs/
  • Call: (512) 471-2841
  • Location: Rm 4.104, Student Services Building (SSB), 100 West Dean Keeton St., Austin, Texas 78712
  • Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Responsible for investigating alleged violations of University rules and for implementing the discipline process. This includes filing a complaint against another student, which may be done whether or not criminal charges are filed.

University Health Services

UT Austin Campus Police Department

  • Website: www.utexas.edu/police/
  • Call: (512) 471-4441
  • Location: 2201 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78712
  • Hours: Available 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Here to support and assist the UT community for any on-campus incidences. For emergencies, call 911. You can report a crime anonymously online here.

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National 24/7 Resources

Resource Lines (24 hour unless indicated otherwise):

Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center:

Austin Travis County Mental Health Crisis Hotline

Gay and Lesbian National Hotline

Love is Respect

  • Website: www.loveisrespect.org/
  • Call: (866) 331-9474
  • Chatline: https://goo.gl/13GUle
  • Text: "LOVEIS" to 22522. Standard text messaging rates apply.
  • Offer support, information and advocacy to young people in need, concerned friends and family, teachers, counselors, service providers and law enforcement who have questions or concerns to prevent and end abusive relationships for teens and young adults.

National Domestic Violence Hotline:

National Center for Victims of Crime; Connect Directory

National Center for Victims of Crime; Stalking Resource Center

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

Trans LifeLine

Trevor Project:

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Local Organizations

Asian Family Support Services of Austin

Austin Travis County Integral Care:

Family Crisis Center - Bastrop County

  • Website: www.family-crisis-center.org/
  • Call: (512) 303-7755 or (888) 311-7755 (available 24hours)
  • Location: 431 Old Austin Hwy, Bastrop, TX 78602
  • Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Education, support, intervention, counseling, and shelter for survivors of sexual assault and relationship violence. Also conducts the Adult Violence Intervention Programs which are educational courses for men or women who have a history of physical, emotional or verbal abuse towards their intimate partner(s) – to make an appointment for these classes, call 512-321-7760 , Extension 217.

Hays-Caldwell Women's Center

  • Website: http://www.hcwc.org/
  • Call: (512) 396-3404 or (512) 396-HELP (4357) (available 24hours)
  • Location: Call to make an appointment for more details.
  • Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Hospital accompaniment, support, children's advocacy, parenting classes, counseling, and shelter for survivors of sexual assault and relationship violence.

Hope Alliance - Round Rock

  • Website: www.hopealliancetx.org/
  • Call: (512) 255-1212 or (800) 460-7233 (available 24hours)
  • Location: 1011 Gattis School Rd #106, Round Rock, TX 78664
  • Hours: 24 hour hotline for services
  • Support, legal advocacy, prevention, intervention, counseling, shelter, and transitional housing for survivors of sexual assault and relationship violence.

LifeWorks

  • Website: www.lifeworksaustin.org/
  • Call: (512) 735-2400
  • Location: 3700 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704
  • Hours: 8:30am – 8:00pm
  • Provides short-term adult and youth counseling for survivors. Resolution Counseling (group therapy program) for those who have been abusive towards their partner.

SafePlace

  • Website: www.safeplace.org
  • Call: (512) 267-SAFE (7233) (available 24hours)
  • Location: 1401 Grove Blvd, Austin, TX 78741
  • Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Provides information, support, intervention, counseling and shelter for survivors of sexual assault and relationship violence regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability. For more information about sexual assault forensic exams please see immediate medical attention.

Waterloo Counseling Center

  • Website: www.waterloocounseling.org/
  • Call: (512) 444-9922
  • Location: 314 E Highland Mall Blvd #301, Austin, TX 78752
  • Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:00am – 6:30pm & Wednesday, Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Counseling services specialized for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) community. Sliding fee scale available. After-hours counseling is also available.

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Financial Resources

Texas Crime Victim's Compensation:

Student Emergency Services Emergency Fund

  • Website: www.deanofstudents.utexas.edu/emergency/fundappinfo.php
  • Call: (512) 471-5017
  • Location: Rm 4.104, Student Services Building (SSB), 100 West Dean Keeton St., Austin, Texas 78712
  • Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • The fund provides limited financial assistance to students who are unable to meet immediate, essential expenses due to temporary hardship related to an emergency situation. Emergency funds are typically awarded once and do not require repayment. Call or fill out this online form to make appointment.

VAV Survivor's Emergency Fund

  • Website: www.cmhc.utexas.edu/vav/index.html
  • Call: (512) 471-3515
  • Location: 5th Floor, Student Services Building (SSB), 100 W Dean Keeton St, Austin, TX 78712
  • Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Voices Against Violence Survivor's Emergency Fund provides financial assistance to student survivors of sexual violence, relationship violence, and/or stalking, towards the aim of increasing that student's safety, coping, and independence. Make an advocacy appointment with a VAV Counselor at the CMHC.

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Legal Services

City of Austin:

UT Austin Campus Police Department

  • Website: www.utexas.edu/police/
  • Call: (512) 471-4441
  • Location: 2201 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78712
  • Hours: Available 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Here to support and assist the UT community for any on-campus incidences. For off-campus emergencies, call 911. You can report a crime anonymously online here.

Advocates for Victims of Crime (AVOICE)

Legal Services for Students

Sexual Assault Legal Services & Assistance (SALSA)

Texas Advocacy Project:

Texas Child Protective Services:

Travis County Clerk; Protective Orders

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid (Austin):

Texas Law Help

Texas State Bar Lawyer Referral Service:

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Sexual Violence Online Resources

UT's CMHC Voices Against Violence Program - Sexual Violence
California Coalition Against Sexual Assault
FaithTrust Institute (CPSDV)
FORGE Transgender Sexual and Domestic Violence Project
Love is Respect
National Center for Domestic & Sexual Violence
National Center for Victims of Crime
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
New York City Gay and Lesbian AntiViolence Project
Pandora Project
Rape Abuse & Incest National Network
SafePlace
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
Texas Attorney General; Sexual Assault Prevention and Crisis Services
Texas Law Help; Protective Order Help Kit

Stalking Online Resources

UT's CMHC Voices Against Violence Program
End Stalking in America (ESIA)
National Center for Victims of Crime
Stalking Awareness Month
Stalking Resource Center
Stalking Victims Sanctuary
Texas Law Help; Protective Order Help Kit
UT Stalking Help

Relationship Violence Online Resources

UT's CMHC Voices Against Violence Program
Asian Family Support Service for Austin
FORGE Transgender Sexual and Domestic Violence Project
Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
National Center for Domestic & Sexual Violence
National Center for Victims of Crime
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence
New York City Gay and Lesbian AntiViolence Project
SafePlace
Texas Council on Family Violence
Texas Law Help - Protective Order Help Kit
Love is Respect
The Network/La Red
Waterloo Counseling Center


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