Resources For Crime Victims

The University encourages crime victims to obtain counseling. Victims of all types of crimes may also obtain assistance from the following community resources, which are not affiliated with Washington University:

  • Crime Victim Center
    314-652-3623
    Offers a 7-day, 24-hour hotline for victims of all types of crime. Provides emotional first aid, information, and referral services.
  • Provident
    314-647-4357
    Offers a 7-day, 24-hour hotline, especially for suicide prevention.
  • Rape and Violence End Now (RAVEN)
    314-645-2075
    Individual and group therapy for men who abuse women, physically or emotionally.
  • Safe Connections
    314-531-2003
    Offers a 7-day, 24-hour crisis hotline for women who have experienced physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. Individual counseling and support groups also are offered..
  • Women’s Support and Community Services
    314-531-2003
    Offers a 24-hour crisis hotline for women who have experienced physical, emotional, or sexual abuse. Individual counseling also is offered.
  • YWCA Women’s Resource Center
    314-645-2075
    Offers crisis intervention at hospitals, free counseling, and therapy peer groups.