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Non-Confidential Campus Resources

VCU Police
Emergency (804) 828-1234
Non-emergency (804) 828-1196
Call 911

Richmond Police (off-campus) (804) 646-5100

VCU Escort Services | (804) 828-9255

RamSafe | 804-828-SAFE (7233)

VCU Title IX | Laura Walsh Rugless, (804) 828-6404 | Tammi Slovinksy, (804) 827-1963 

The Wellness Resource Center | (804) 828-9355 

Confidential Campus Resources

University Counseling Services  | During business hours (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm): (804) 828-6200 & After-hours crisis: (804) 828-1234

University Student Health Services | After-hours contact: (804) 828-8828

Local Resources

Greater Richmond Regional Hotline (GRRH)| (804) 612-6126

The GRRH serves: YWCA of Richmond (Richmond & Chesterfield)Safe Harbor (Henrico)Hanover Safe Place (Hanover, Ashland, Mechanicsville)Project Hope (Charles City, New Kent, King William, King & Queen) & The James House (Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Prince George, Chester) 

Richmond Victim/Witness Program  | (804) 646-7665

The Virginia LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline  | (866) 356-6998 | Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Central Virginia Legal Aid: Domestic Violence Unit | (804) 648-1012

VA Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance | (800) 838-8238

Health Brigade (formerly Fan Free Clinic): Off-Campus STI Testing and Treatment; Transgender Clinic | (804) 358-6343 x153

Planned Parenthood: Off-Campus Healthcare | (804) 355-4358

Medical Resources

[NOTE: If you experience sexual assault, you have the right to receive a Physical Evidence Recovery Kit (PERK) Exam and that can be completed within 120 hours/ 5 days of an assault]

VCU Medical Center's Forensic Nursing Office, 1250 E. Marshall St., Richmond, VA |(804) 628-0623 (non-emergency)

St. Mary’s , 5801 Bremo Road, Richmond, VA | (804) 281-8574 (non-emergency) 

University Student Health Services (on-campus), 1300 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA, Suite 2200 • After hours, on-call Monroe Park: (804) 828-8828 | MCV Campus: (804) 828-9220

National Resources

National Hotline for Victims of Trafficking | (888) 373-7888

Suicide Crisis Line  | (800) 273-8255

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) 24/7 Hotline | (800) 656-HOPE (4673) is a survivor-run, student-led campaign to end campus sexual violence and resources on Title IX. contains resources, information, and quizzes to help youth and young adults determine if their dating relationships are healthy.  

LGBTIA+ Communities

The Northwest Network An organization founded by and for LGBT survivors to end abuse in diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities.

The Network/La Red A survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, BDSM, polyamorous, and queer communities. 

Males Provides resources, tools and a 24/7 online chat support for males who experienced unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in their childhood. Provides support for male survivors of sexual victimization.

Engaging Men 

Native American/Indigenous Communities

Native Youth Sexual Health Network   

African Americans

Black Women’s Blueprint

Black Sexual Abuse Survivors

Asian/Pacific Islanders

Asha for Women

Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence

Students who are Deaf

Deaf Abused Women’s Network 

Immigrant Communities


Latinx/Hispanic Communities 

Presentation on Sexual Violence within the Hispanic Community

National Compadres Network 

Virginia Commonwealth University
Division of Student Affairs
907 Floyd Ave, Suite 238
Richmond, VA 23284
Phone: (804) 828-6200

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