If you or someone you know is in danger or needs immediate help, call:
9-9-1-1 from any campus phone or 9-1-1 from a cell phone
If you have experienced sexual violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating/domestic violence or stalking, confidential support and guidance is available to you 24 hours a day.
Valley Crisis Center
The advocates at your campus CARE: Advocate Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and Sexual Misconduct can:
- Provide confidential emotional support, whether the assault occurred on or off campus or whether you were a UC student at the time.
- Connect you with medical care, if you need it.
- Explain your options for filing a report, as well as your options if you choose not to report, so you can make the decision that’s right for you.
- Help you understand your legal rights
- Facilitate housing needs, academic adjustments and other accommodations.
Confidential Counseling Resources
If a friend or colleague needs help
you can provide them with this resource sheet: http://dsvp.ucmerced.edu/sites/dsvp.ucmerced.edu/files/documents/resourc...
If someone you know has experienced sexual violence
there are resources to help you support them: http://prevent-violence.ucmerced.edu/how-help-survivor