• To contact an SOS Victim Advocate, call the UD Helpline 24/7/365 at 302-831-1001 and press 1. The clinician will check to make sure you are safe, then take a first name & phone number and have an Advocate call you back within 10 minutes.

Online Resources

Online Resources

General Information For Rape/Sexual Assault:

Delaware Victims’ Rights Task Force
Rape Assault & Incest National Network
RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) for Women @ UD
National Center on Victims of Crime – Crime Information and Statistics
National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs – national advocacy for LGBTQ communities

Crisis & Counseling Resources:

1 in 6 (Provides information & resources for male survivors of sexual assault & childhood sexual abuse, including 24/7 online chat)
Center for Counseling and Student Development  (Provides UD students with individual and group counseling for a variety of adjustment, relationship, and mental health concerns.)
ContactLifeline (Provides suicide hotline and some sexual violence services in Delaware)
Forge (Provides a listing of healing resources & therapists for Trans survivors)
RAINN (Provides 24/7 live online chat or phone assistance for survivors of sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse)
Survivors of Abuse in Recovery (SOAR)
The Trevor Project (Offers a 24/7 hotline for LGBTQ youth in crisis)
YWCA of Delaware’s Sexual Assault Response Center (Provides 24/7 rape crisis assistance in the community in Delaware.)

Schedule your appointment with a victim advocate online at Student Wellness’ Victim Advocacy page.  Click the link in the teal box, choose “Victim Advocacy” as appointment type, and all available options with either provider will be listed.  Or call 302-831-3457 during UD business hours to schedule.

For Male Survivors:

Male Survivor Issues and Resources
For Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Male Survivor: National Organization on Male Sexual Victimization

Childhood Sexual Abuse:

Darkness to Light
Prevent Child Abuse Delaware

Emergency Contraceptives:

Planned Parenthood information on EC
Not-2-Late Emergency Contraception Website

Date Rape Drug Information:

National Institute on Drug Abuse – Information on commonly used date rape drugs such as alcohol, GHB, Ketamine, Rohypnol
Fact Sheets on common Date Rape Drugs provided by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Office on Women’s Health

Intimate Partner Violence/Dating Violence:

Child, Inc. (Provides counseling, shelters, groups, parenting help, and information for teens and adults in Delaware regarding Intimate Partner Violence.)
Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence – provides education, training, certification, legislative & policy advocacy but not direct victim services
Domestic Violence Coordinating Council – focuses on systems change, standards of care, coordination of services, but not direct victim services
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Safe and Respectful Relationships for All (A Delaware resource to prevent teen dating violence.)

Cyberstalking & Stalking Resources:

Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center
Working to Halt Abuse Online
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

Sexual Harassment:

What to do if you are sexually harassed

Medical Resources:

Student Health Service
Planned Parenthood of Delaware

Legal Resources:

Delaware Attorney General’s Home Page
Newark Police Department
UD Police

Financial Resources

Victim’s Compensation Assistance Program

University Conduct System Resources:

Office of Equity & Inclusion to report sexual misconduct to the Title IX Coordinator or initiate charges
UD Sexual Misconduct Policy
UD Police

Additional Campus Resources:

Generation Action
UD Bus Route Schedule
SAGE (Students Acting for Gender Equity)
UD Residence Halls
UD Haven – A UD student organization for LGBTQIIAA students
VDay UD – A UD student organization that presents annual “Vagina Monologues” performances (auditions in the fall, show in the spring)
Student Wellness & Health Promotion

General Help Information in Delaware

Delaware Helpline

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