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Listed below are resources available to students, staff, or faculty who have experienced sexual violence or sexual harassment. These resources include confidential support services as well as offices to whom you can report incidents (and who may conduct an investigation upon request).

University of California Systemwide Website on Sexual Violence Prevention and Response

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
Website:  http://mpdc.dc.gov/page/victim-specialists-unit-vsu

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
Website:  http://mpdc.dc.gov/page/latino-liaison-unit
Email:   latinoliaison.unit@dc.gov

Asian Liaison Unit

Main Line:  202-724-8009
Address: 300 Indiana Avenue NW, Room 4056 Washington, DC 20001
Website http://mpdc.dc.gov/page/asian-liaison-unit
Email Asian.Liaison@dc.gov

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Liaison Unit

Main Line:  202-698-0289
TTY 202-727-5437
Address: 1805 Bladensburg Road NE Washington, DC 20002
Website: http://mpdc.dc.gov/page/deaf-and-hard-hearing-liaison-unit
Email: mpd.dhhu@dc.gov

Gay and Lesbian Unit

Main Line:202-727-5427
TTY 202-347-8164
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
Website: http://mpdc.dc.gov/node/139072

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


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).
02 464-4477

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
Website: http://www.mysistersplacedc.org/

Crime Victims Compensation Program

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

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