CARE to Stop Violence

Campus Advocates Respond and Educate (CARE)
to Stop Violence

University Health Center

Ground Floor


301-741-3442 (24 hours)


Hours: Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM



Office Closures - Summer 2018:

The CARE Office will be closed Wednesday July 4th for Independence Day and will reopen Thursday July 5th.

The crisis cell will be nonoperational (including texts) on the following days/nights:  

  • July 3rd at 5pm through July 4th
  • July 30th through Aug 5th 
Please click here for a list of resources that provide information and assistance for victims of Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence

How long does a session with CARE take?

Each session is different, however on average, a typical CARE session can last from 30 to 45 minutes.

The CARE Office is open Monday thru Friday from 9 AM-5PM. No appointment is needed. You can also call us on the 24 hour Crisis Cell at 301-741-3442. Advocacy services are free and confidential for those who have been impacted by these issues, those who care about them and non-offending partners.

CARE also provides short term animal assisted psychotherapy for those impacted by sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking and sexual harassment. Please contact us if you are interested in seeing a therapist.

Our Mission:

1) To respond to incidents of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual harassment effecting all genders of the University community,

2) To educate the University community about sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, sexual harassment and bystander intervention; empowering members of the campus community to act to reduce such violence.






Privacy and Confidentiality:

Your well-being and healing is our priority.  CARE keeps information private and confidential.  You can tell us as much or as little as you want to; you can even be anonymous.

The University of Maryland is committed to providing resources and options for those impacted by sexual assault, dating or domestic violence.  View the University of Maryland’s Sexual Misconduct Policy.   According to Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, sexual harassment is prohibited.  Under Title IX, sexual assault is considered a form of sexual harassment. 

The University of Maryland’s Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:

Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct

Title IX Office

1143 Susquehanna Hall

University of Maryland

College Park, MD 20742