Every year in April, the Office for the Victims of Crime (OVC) helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), which will be observed in 2017 on April 2 – 8. This year’s theme is Strength. Resilience. Justice reflecting a vision for the future in which all victims are strengthened by the response they receive, organizations are resilient in response to challenges and communities are seeking collective justice and healing. This April, join the Office for Victims of Crime and communities across the country in raising awareness of victims’ rights and services, highlighting local programs, celebrating progress achieved and honoring victims…more>>>
For immediate victim assistance after hours: 404-413-1965
Student Victim Assistance is a confidential disclosure site for students who have experienced sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking. Disclosures made to Student Victim Assistance staff will be held in strict confidence and will not serve as notice to the university requiring a review of the disclosed conduct. Students who would like more information or would like to schedule an appointment to speak with Student Victim Assistance staff can call 404-413-1965.
Staff also are here to help students who have experienced any type of recent or past victimization regain a sense of control over their traumatic experience, so that they may resume their academic and personal pursuits. Student Victim Assistance can help students who know someone who has been victimized or would like to learn more about student victimization. Student Victim Assistance offers crisis intervention, advocacy and support for students. Student Victim assistance can assist students to determine their options and provide information related to their experience, even if they have no idea what they need or what they intend to so, which is a normal response to trauma. Students who seek victim assistance services are not obligated to pursue criminal or university charges.
For more information, refer to the links below or contact Student Victim Assistance at 404-413-1965 at any time.