Support for Survivors

You are not alone. There are resources here to help you.

If you have been affected by sexual assault, intimate partner or domestic violence, sexual harassment, stalking, invasions of sexual privacy, or any related type of harm, please know there are resources available to help you. 

Unsure where to start? The PATH to Care Center is a supportive place to start anytime. For urgent 24/7 confidential support, call the Care Line: 510-643-2005.

Student Resources

Confidential Resources

  • PATH to Care Center [Confidential]
    • Affirming, empowering, and confidential support for those who have experienced sexual harassment, emotional abuse, dating and intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sexual exploitation.
    • For urgent confidential support 24/7, call the Care Line at 510-643-2005. For appointments: 510-642-1988.
  • Social Services at University Health Services (UHS) Tang Center [Confidential]
    • Provides confidential specialty individual counseling, group counseling, and consultation to students at no cost.
    • Phone: 510-642-6074
    • For after-hours emergency consultation with a counselor or crisis resource referrals, students may call 855-817-5667.
    • Social Services offers a Satellite Office at University Village (UVA): 510-520-7031
  • Ombuds Office for Students & Postdoctoral Appointees [Confidential]
    • A confidential space where survivors can get help navigating informal and formal options and receive referrals to campus resources. The ombuds provides clarification on policy and procedures, assistance with academic supportive measures, mediation and coaching on difficult situations. 
    • Phone: 510-642-5754
  • Student Advocate's Office, ASUC [confidential*]
    • The Student Advocate’s Office provides free, confidential, student-to-student casework services for undergraduate and graduate student survivors. Caseworkers can help survivors understand the resources and options, attend meetings and advocate for students, help students file formal grievances, or connect students to campus resources.
    • Phone: (510) 642-6912
    • Email: help@berkeleysao.org

*Student Advocate's Office staff are not Responsible Employees, however they do not have evidentiary privilege, and therefore may be compelled to reveal information by a court of law.

  • Student Legal Services [Confidential]
    • Advises currently registered UC Berkeley students regarding their legal questions, rights, and obligations.
    • Phone: 510-664-7487

Non-confidential & Reporting Resources

  • Center for Support and Intervention [Responsible Employees]
    • The Center for Support and Intervention addresses prevention and intervention for harm and violence on campus, and provides support to students experiencing or causing distress in the campus community.
    • Phone: 510-664-4250
  • Gender Equity Resource Center (GenEq) [Responsible Employees]
    • A space for the Cal community to connect with resources and campus activites, explore issues of social justice, and form a community that values and welcomes difference. GenEq serves an entry point to access resources and/or report incidents of sexual, relationship, and hate violence.
    • Phone: 510-642-4786
    • To report a hate incident: stophate.berkeley.edu
  • Disabled Students' Program [Responsible Employees]
  • Basic Needs Center [Responsible Employees]
    • Physical resource hub for basic needs (food, housing, and economic security) resources and services serving students
    • Lower level of MLK Student Union (BNorth), Suite 72
  • Berkeley International Office [Responsible Employees]
    • Immigration assistance and support for the international community at UC Berkeley
  • Undocumented Students' Program [Responsible Employees]

Reporting Resources

  • Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD)Campus Title IX Office [Office of Record]
    • OPHD is responsible for ensuring the University provides an environment for faculty, staff, and students that is free from discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence. OPHD oversees the process for the investigation and resolution of sexual harassment and sexual violence complaints against faculty, staff and students. 
    • Email: ask_ophd@berkeley.edu
    • Phone: 510-643-7985
  • University of California Police Department (UCPD) [Reporting Resource]
    • UCPD is empowered as a full-service state law enforcement agency with primary law enforcement jurisdiction on the UC campus and associated university properties. If the incident occurred off-campus, UCPD can help a survivor coordinate with their local law enforcement agency.
    • 1 Sproul Hall | 24-hour emergency line: 510-642-3333 | 24-hour non-emergency line: 510-642-6760 

Employee Resources

Confidential Resources

  • PATH to Care Center [Confidential]
    • Affirming, empowering, and confidential support for those who have experienced sexual harassment, emotional abuse, dating and intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sexual exploitation.
    • For urgent confidential support 24/7, call the Care Line at 510-643-2005. For appointments: 510-642-1988.
  • Be Well at Work/ Employee Assistance at UHS Tang Center [Confidential]
    • Provides free, confidential assessment, referral, and consultation services for UC Berkeley faculty, staff, visiting scholars, and postdoctoral appointees.
    • 2222 Bancroft Way, Suite 3100

    • Phone: 510-643-7754
  • Be Well at Work - Disability Management Services
    • Provides consultative services to faculty and staff with respect to disability issues impacting work.
    • 2222 Bancroft Way, Suite 2100
    • Phone: (510) 643-7921
  • Staff Ombuds Office [Confidential]
    • An independent department that provides strictly confidential, impartial and informal conflict resolution and problem-solving services for all Staff, Non-Senate Academics, and Faculty who perform management functions. The Staff Ombuds Office is a safe place to voice and clarify concerns, understand conflict situations and find effective ways to respond, and learn about rights, options, and resources.
    • Phone: (510) 642-7823 (2-STAF)
  • Faculty Ombuds [Confidential]
    • The Faculty Ombuds role is a confidential, informal, impartial resource for faculty experiencing work-related problems and conflicts. The Faculty Ombuds assists faculty in finding non-confrontational solutions to problems involving other members of the University.
    • Phone: 510-642-8788
  • Ombuds Office for Students & Postdoctoral Appointees [Confidential]
    • A confidential space where survivors can get help navigating informal and formal options and receive referrals to campus resources. The ombuds provides clarification on policy and procedures, assistance with academic supportive measures, mediation and coaching on difficult situations. 
    • Phone: 510-642-5754

Non-Confidential & Reporting Resources

  • Office for Faculty Equity and Welfare [Responsible Employees]
    • The Office for Faculty Equity and Welfare can provide consultations, and welcomes conversations with:
      • Assistant professors about the tenure process
      • Faculty about equity and welfare
      • Search committees about process
      • Chairs/deans about challenging situations
      • Academic personnel staff about policies

Reporting Resources

  • Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD), Campus Title IX Office [Office of Record]
    • OPHD is responsible for ensuring the University provides an environment for faculty, staff, and students that is free from discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence. OPHD oversees the process for the investigation and resolution of sexual harassment and sexual violence complaints against faculty, staff and students. 
    • Email: ask_ophd@berkeley.edu
    • Phone: 510-643-7985
  • University of California Police Department (UCPD)
    • UCPD is empowered as a full-service state law enforcement agency with primary law enforcement jurisdiction on the UC campus and associated university properties. If the incident occurred off-campus, UCPD can help a survivor coordinate with their local law enforcement agency.
    • 1 Sproul Hall
    • 24-hour emergency line: 510-642-3333
    • 24-hour non-emergency line: 510-642-6760 

Alumni & Community Resources

Confidential Resources

  • PATH to Care Center [Confidential]
    • Affirming, empowering, and confidential support for those who have experienced sexual harassment, emotional abuse, dating and intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sexual exploitation.
    • For urgent confidential support 24/7, call the Care Line at 510-643-2005. For appointments: 510-642-1988.
  • Family Violence Law Center [Confidential, Off-Campus]
    • Provides support and legal assistance for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
    • Crisis Line: 24-hour line 800-947-8301
  • Bay Area Women Against Rape [Confidential, Off-Campus]
    • Offers in-person counseling and hospital, police, and courtroom accompaniment for people impacted by sexual assault and rape. All services are confidential and free.
    • 24-Hour Hotline, English and Español: 510-800-4247

Reporting Resources

  • Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD)Campus Title IX Office [Office of Record]
    • OPHD is responsible for ensuring the University provides an environment for faculty, staff, and students that is free from discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence. OPHD oversees the process for the investigation and resolution of sexual harassment and sexual violence complaints against faculty, staff and students. 
    • Email: ask_ophd@berkeley.edu
    • Phone: 510-643-7985
  • University of California Police Department (UCPD) [Reporting Resource]
    • UCPD is empowered as a full-service state law enforcement agency with primary law enforcement jurisdiction on the UC campus and associated university properties. If the incident occurred off-campus, UCPD can help a survivor coordinate with their local law enforcement agency.
    • 1 Sproul Hall | 24-hour emergency line: 510-642-3333 | 24-hour non-emergency line: 510-642-6760 

Berkeley Police Department

  • 2100 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
  • TEL: (510) 981-5900, TDD: (510) 981-5799, FAX: (510) 981-5744
  • Email: police@cityofberkeley.info

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office Victim-Witness Assistance Program

  • 1401 Lakeside Drive, Suite 802, Oakland
  • Phone: 510-272-6180
  • (Claims) Phone: 510- 272-5044

Department of Justice Sexual Assault Resources

  • Phone: 877-739-3895 (National Sexual Violence Resource Center)

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