Listed below are resources available to students, staff, or faculty who have experienced sexual violence or sexual assault. These resources include confidential support services as well as offices to whom you can report incidents (and who may conduct an investigation upon request).
Local D.C. Metro Police Resources
Sexual Assault Unit
The Sexual Assault Unit can arrange for transport to Washington Hospital Center, can assist with an application to the Crime Victim Compensation Program, and can take evidence without pressing charges (victim/survivor has 90 days to press charges).
Main Line: 202-727-3700
Address: 300 Indiana Avenue, NW, Room 3042 Washington, DC 20001
Victim Specialists Unit
The policy of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is to treat all victims in a respectful, responsive, and compassionate manner. To that end, the department's Victim Specialists Unit provides support, information, and referrals to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The Victim Specialists in the unit act as a support system and conduit for victims/survivors; with hope of empowering victims. Moreover, the Victim Specialists Unit aims to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of the District of Columbia by establishing relationships with the community and being a resource for victims and their families.
Main Line: 202-724-4339
Address: 300 Indiana Ave, NW, Room 3121 Washington, DC 20001
Latino Liaison Unit
Note: Spanish-speaking operators are available 24/7 through 911
Main Line: 202-673-4445
Address: 1800 Columbia Road NW Washington, DC 20001
Asian Liaison Unit
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Liaison Unit
Main Line: 202-698-0289
Address: 1805 Bladensburg Road NE Washington, DC 20002
Gay and Lesbian Unit
Address:1369-A Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036
Domestic Violence Unit
Can arrange transportation and assist with filing a police report and collecting evidence.
Main Line: 202-727-7137
Address:300 Indiana Avenue NW, Room 3156 Washington, DC 20001
D.C. Sexual Assualt Nurse Examiner Program
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St, Washington, D.C.
Call 24/7 to get a free Uber cab to MedStar Washington Hospital Center: (1-800) 641-4028
U ASK DC
This smartphone app lists all of the relevant information and resources for universities in Washington, D.C., and could be used for students at UCDC to access information.
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
RAINN's on-line hotline provides live, secure, anonymous crisis support for victims of sexual assault and their families
1-800-656-HOPE (24/7 hotline)
DC Rape Crisis Center
DC Rape Crisis Center offers services that help survivors and their families heal from the aftermath of sexual violence including crisis intervention, counseling and advocacy.
202-333-RAPE (24/7 hotline)
Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project (DVRP)
Advocates from DVRP speak 20 Asian languages (M-TH 8:00am - 7:30 pm, F 9:00am - 6:00pm).
ACCION: Línea de Emergencia
Advocates from ACCION speak Spanish 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
My Sister’s Place- 24-hour Hotline Domestic Violence Hotline
Free and Confidential
Applications may be submitted in person at one of three locations: 1) Court Building A, 515 5th Street NW, Suite 109, Washington, D.C. 20001, OR 2) The Light House Center for Healing, 5321 First Place NE, Washington, DC 20001, OR 3) United Medical Center. 1310 Southern Avenue SE, Room 311, Washington, DC 20032. You can mail applications to the Crime Victims Compensation Program at the following address: Court Building A, 515 5th Street NW, Suite 109, Washington, D.C. 20001