The SAFE Center offers a starting point for getting the help they need when they have been a victim of a crime.  The SAFE Center is a safe, private place for individuals who have questions or concerns about sexual assault, domestic or dating violence, stalking and any other crime.

Current services available at the SAFE Center include, but are not limited to:

  • Comprehensive advocacy which includes individual emotional and administrative support; arranging medical/counseling/group care/substance use care; acting as liaison with law enforcement/courts/university; accompaniment to meetings/interviews/court appearances; transportation; relocation assistance; safety plans, assistance with applications for orders for protection and victim compensation, and referrals to community providers as deemed appropriate
  • Education/awareness programming and presentations, outreach activities in partnership with Wellstar School of Nursing and campus partners
  • Counseling conducted by a trauma specific therapist
  • Group support, peer mentoring, trauma recovery therapy/activities
  • 24/7 crisis hotline
  • Internship and volunteer opportunities

Coming soon:

  • Trauma informed student-centered care – in partnership with Wellstar School of Nursing -  forensic medical exams (FME) and follow up care, intimate partner violence wellness exams and follow up care

  • Trauma informed training provided by the Wellstar School of Nursing: SANE training program, intimate partner violence care, human trafficking healthcare response