What We Do


CARE has trained and professional advocates who can provide resources, support and assistance to persons via email, telephone, or in person.  We can assist individuals in several ways including:

  • Provide crisis intervention and crisis de-escalation
  • Helping you understand options that may exist and the pros and cons of choices
  • Helping you access medical care, both on and off campus
  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • Providing short term counseling and/or referrals to community resources as necessary
  • Help with academic support letters
  • Support for friends, family and people who care about you
  • Providing transportation
  • Providing alternative housing
  • Providing financial assistance
  • Helping you find faith-based services
  • Helping you find legal assistance
  • Assistance in filing claim with the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
  • Acting as liaison between you and other campus offices and off campus service providers including Office on Student Conduct, Rights and Responsibilities, and Title IX


CARE provides both professional and student presentations.  Professional presentations, provided by CARE staff are designed according to the educational needs and time constraints of the requesting department.  The student presentations are provided by our CARE to Stop Violence Peer Educators and are typically 50 minutes. 

  • To request a student presentation, please click here
  • If you would like to request a professional presentation, please email us at uhc-care@umd.edu
Please request presentations at least 2 weeks in advance.
If you do not see a presentation that fits your needs, we can tailor a presentation specifically for your group. Please note that specialized presentations may require more time to develop.