Help for Relationship Violence
If you or someone you know has experienced relationship violence reach out to one of the numbers listed below to speak to a trained professional who can help you determine how to get help for not only any phsyical injuries, but more importantly, for the emotional trauma experienced. If you are unsure that you are in a violent relationship, click here for more information.
IF YOU HAVE BEEN INJURED OR HAVE IMMEDIATE SAFETY CONCERNS
Contact any of the following resources:
911 for life-threatening injuries or safety concerns
Department of Public Safety 315.443.2224
Syracuse University Ambulance 315.443.4299
Syracuse Police Department 315.435.3016
You are under no obligation to file a report with the police.
WHAT CAN I DO IF I HAVE EXPERIENCED RELATIONSHIP VIOLENCE?
Your safety and well-being are the number one priority. If you have experienced an incident of relationship violence, you may want to consider any of the following options:
Find a safe place to stay. Stay with friends or family when possible.
Speak with a member of the Sexual and Relationship Violence Response Team 315.443.4715.
Get medical attention - Call your doctor or go to the emergency room for treatment. Make sure you tell the doctor how your injuries were sustained and have this information documented.
Consider a No Contact Order (issued by Syracuse University) or an Order of Protection (issued by family or criminal court). You do not need to file a Formal Title IX report with the University to obtain a university No Contact Order.
If you would like to report the incident to Syracuse University or law enforcement, click here for additional information.
Develop a support system, so that if you choose to leave the relationship, you will not be alone.
Do not blame yourself for what is happening.
CONSIDER CONTACTING A PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL RESOURCE FOR HELP:
315.443.4715 - 24 hours, seven days a week200 Walnut Place - Walk-in support service available during business hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Provides privileged and confidential guidance & support, advocacy, and counseling for victims of sexual assault and relationship violence
Provides privileged and confidential non-emergency medical care. This office can assess for any possible injuries, provide emergency contraception (if needed) and screen for sexually transmitted infections.
315.443.2901Main Campus, Shaw Quad
Provides privileged and confidential support to students. Faith based counseling is one of the many support programs the Chapel provides.
315.422.7273 - 24 hours, seven days a week6181 Thompson Road #100, Syracuse, NY 13206
Vera House is a resource in the Syracuse community that provides privileged and confidential support and advocacy to survivors of sexual and relationship violence. The Vera House crisis line is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.