CARE to Stop Violence

 

CARE to Stop Violence

 will be closed

December 24, 2015-January 3, 2016.

We will reopen at 9AM on January 4, 2016. 

If  you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.  If  you are seeking other resources related to sexual misconduct contact:

 

 Family Crisis Center of PG County

 24-hour Crisis Intervention Hotline (301) 731-1203

 National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

 The 24 hour hotline often serves as the first point of contact to the FCC for individuals who are seeking help, support, and information. Our staff is available to help individuals in crisis discover the skills and resources that they need to allow them to develop solutions to maximize self-sufficiency.

 Safe Passage Emergency Shelter

 SPP provides emergency housing for individuals and families escaping domestic violence. Trained staff and clinicians provide individual and group counseling, case management and other supportive services.

 Prince George’s Hospital - Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center

 24 hour hotline 301-618-3154

The DV/SAC offers a full range of services to victims/survivors of sexual violence:

               Crisis Counseling

               Follow-Up Counseling

               Forensic Exams

               Victim Advocacy

Campus Advocates Respond and Educate (CARE)
to Stop Violence

University Health Center

Ground Floor

301-314-2222

301-741-3442 (24 hours)

Email: care@health.umd.edu

Hours: Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM

NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED

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.

Hours and Availability:

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.

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

1103 Reckord Armory

University of Maryland

College Park, MD 20742

301.405.1142

TitleIXCoordinator@umd.edu