UCPD – University of California Police Department, 1 Sproul Hall, 510-642-6760 (non-emergency line)
The emergency telephone numbers are 911 (from any campus or hardline phone), or 510-642-3333 (from mobile phones). UCPD assists survivors in getting medical treatment and reporting. It will investigate any criminal acts and seek prosecution if the sexual assault or battery occurred on campus or University property. If the assault did not occur within UCPD jurisdiction, it will assist by contacting the appropriate agency.
TANG CENTER – University Health Services (UHS), 2222 Bancroft Way http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/Services/Sexualassault/
Call Urgent Care Clinic (8am-6pm M-F, 9am-4pm, Sat)/24-hour advice line, 510-642-3188. After Hours Assistance: (510) 643-7197. Services include treatment for injuries and testing for pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Staff will also coordinate with local hospitals for evidence collection, if requested by the survivor.
Call Social Services, 510-642-6074. Confidential counseling is provided as well information and support on criminal and civil procedures, safety issues, housing and academic concerns, and other campus and community resources.
Prevention and Education Services
Call Health Promotion, 510-642-7202.
GENDER EQUITY RESOURCE CENTER (GenEq), 202 Cesar Chavez Student Center, 510-643-5727, http://geneq.berkeley.edu
One-on-one support includes options and resources, advocacy and assistance with processes, and help with documentation.
OFFICE FOR THE PREVENTION OF HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION (OPHD), 685 University Hall, 510-643-7985
OPHD responds to complaints of sex discrimination or sexual harassment (including sexual assault) for faculty, staff and students. Policies: http://ophd.berkeley.edu/policies-procedures
CENTER FOR STUDENT CONDUCT (CSC), 205 Sproul Hall, 510-643-9069
CSC handles complaints of student behavior under Code of Student Conduct - http://sa.berkeley.edu/conduct
STUDENT LEGAL SERVICES (SLS), 102 Sproul Hall, 510-664-7487
The Attorney for Students provides free, confidential legal advice to registered students (but does not represent clients).
OMBUDSPERSON FOR STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES, 510-642-5754
This is a confidential resource where students can explore their options to resolve their campus-related conflicts or concerns.
Bears that CARE (BTC), Dean of Students Office,326 Sproul Hall, 510-642-6741, http://sa.berkeley.edu/btc
BTC works toward creating a Cal community free of violence by becoming active bystanders who care for one another.
ASUC STUDENT ADVOCATE (SAO) Hours: M-F 10-5pm in 204 Eshleman Hall, 510-642-6912, firstname.lastname@example.org
SAO provides assistance to students impacted by sexual assault (target or accused) and any other conduct violations (e.g. alcohol-related, academic dishonesty) during the investigation and hearing processes. SAO also provides free and confidential representation in student disputes related to the university. http://advocate.berkeley.edu
University Health Services Sexual Assault Information
- Minister or other religious leaders
- Your Hall Staff person(s)
- Your healthworker
Oakland - shelter for battered women
510 536-7233 24-hour hotline
510 845-7273 Sexual Assault Hotline
510 437-4557 Emergency Room
San Francisco - shelter
415 751-0880 Monday - Friday, 9-5
line forwarded to Woman, Inc when closed
BAWAR (Bay Area Women Against Rape), 510-845-RAPE (7273), www.bawar.org
24-hr hotline staffed by trained counselors. Advocates accompany survivors to police dept, hospitals & courts. Offers short term counseling and support groups, and referrals for long-term counseling.
CUAV (Communities United Against Violence), 415-333-HELP (4357), www.cuav.org
24-hr hotline for emotional support, safety planning, and service referrals. Works to build the power of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Questioning communities to transform violence & oppression.
FVLC (Family Violence Law Center), 510-208-0255, www.fvlc.org
Offers legal help, community and support, including Domestic Violence advocates at City of Berkeley and Oakland Police Departments.
ALAMEDA COUNTY FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER, 470 27th Street Oakland, (510) 267-8800, http://www.acfjc.org/
Under one roof, ACFJC provides crisis intervention, survivor support and advocacy, legal assistance, medical care and mental health counseling, employment assistance, information on community services, and law enforcement investigation/prosecution.
Battered Women’s Alternative (BWA)
Concord/Contra Costa County
415 924-2100 24-hour Crisis line
East Contra Costa County Rape Crisis Center
925 439-RAPE (7273)
510 786-1247 (fax)
The mission of the Department of Fair Employment and Housing is to protect Californians from employment, housing and public accommodation discrimination, and hate violence.
Family Support Services Talk Line
San Francisco 415 441-5437
San Francisco - shelter services
415 503-0500 Monday - Friday, 9-5
877 503-1850 24-hour hotline
877 923-0700 Teen Crisis line
English: 415 924-6616 women's 24-hour hotline
Spanish: 415 924-3456 24-hour hotline
415 924-1070 men's hotline
Men Overcoming Violence
Monday - Friday, 10-5
San Francisco - serves heterosexual,
transgender, bisexual & lesbian women
415 864-4722 24-hour hotline & shelter referrals
510 547-4663 or
510 658-7231 - 24-hour hotline
San Francisco - shelter services
425 255-0165 24-hour Crisis line
(Shelter Against Violent Environments)
San Leandro Shelter for South Asian women
510 794-6055 24-hour hotline
Fremont - shelter for women & children- 510 357-0390
415 647-RAPE (7273)
West Contra Costa County Rape Crisis Center
510 236-RAPE (7273)
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. It is also illegal to discriminate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit. 800-669-4000
Through investigations, voluntary dispute resolution, enforcement, technical assistance, policy development and information services, OCR will protect the civil rights of all individuals who are subject to discrimination in health and human services programs and protect the health information privacy rights of consumers.
- http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/publichealth/domesticviolence/dv.html (Berkeley)
- http://endabuse.org/ (SF)
Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project (GMDVP)
GMDVP works with victims and survivors of domestic violence, raises awareness about domestic violence in the LGBT community and advocates for policy reform to ensure LGBT victims of domestic violence have equal access to government-funded resources.
The NW Network of Bisexual, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse
The Northwest Network increases our communities' ability to support the self-determination and safety of bisexual, transgendered, lesbian, and gay survivors of abuse through education, organizing and advocacy.
The Network/La Red
The Network/La Red was formed to address battering in lesbian, bisexual women's, and transgender communities through the formation of a community-based multi-cultural organization and community organizing, education, and the provision of support services.