How can peer advocates help?
- Provide campus and community advocacy services to victims of sexual assault, including support, court and legal advocacy, and hospital accompaniment.
- Provide non-threatening information on police, medical, and legal procedures.
- Inform survivors of available community resources as indicated by individual needs and assist with referrals to community agencies when appropriate or requested by the victim.
- Maintain confidential records related to the provision of services and recieve ongoing supervision by the sexual assault survivor advocate (SASA).
You can contact an advocate at the Reclaim 24-hour Help Line, 513-218-9531. If you'd like to talk with someone in person, stop by the Women's Center's in 571 Steger.
Services Provided for Victims of Sexual & Gender-Based Violence
- Free confidential support
- 24 hour information, support and referral services: 513-218-9531
- Educational programs and in-service workshops
- Emotional support
- Medical and legal options and referrals
- Hospital accompaniment
- Advocacy through academic and residential changes
- Judicial and court advocacy
- Support and referral for sexual assault & harassment, stalking, intimate partner violence and other related concerns
All groups are free and confidential!
A closed support group, open only to members, will be offered quarterly based on student interest. For information on how to join, please contact Ashley Rouster, at 513-556-4328 or at Ashley.Rouster@uc.edu.