Resources

Below is a list of on and off campus resources and support services for students who have experienced some type of victimization. Select the type of assistance needed from the list below to learn more about the resources available.

For additional assistance or to speak to someone regarding these resources, please contact Student Victim Assistance at 404-413-1965.

Counseling and Testing Center
The Georgia State University Counseling and Testing Center provides a wide range of counseling, testing, psychiatric, and holistic health services to support students as they work to reach their educational goals.

Grady Rape Crisis Center
Grady Memorial Hospital, Rape Crisis Center, provides free and confidential support to survivors of Sexual Assault.

Day League
Day League, formerly DeKalb Rape Crisis Center, provides direct services, prevention education and advocacy for youth and adult survivors of sexual assault, their families and the community as a whole. Day League ensures survivors of sexual violence forge a new beginning, not only to survive their ordeal, but also to become strengthened by it.

Student Health Clinic
The Student Health Clinic’s mission is to meet the healthcare needs and provide quality care to enrolled students. Their services include laboratory test, primary care, urgent care, women’s health care, dispensed medicine, immunizations and travel shots.

Day League
Day League, formerly DeKalb Rape Crisis Center, provides direct services, prevention education, and advocacy for youth and adult survivors of sexual assault, their families and the community as a whole. Day League ensures survivors of sexual violence forge a new beginning, not only to survive their ordeal, but also to become strengthened by it.

Grady Rape Crisis Center
Grady Memorial Hospital Emergency Department houses a 24-hour rape crisis line and medical treatment center.

Student Victim Assistance
Student Victim Assistance is a central resource for any student who has experienced crime. Student Victim Assistance assists students in:

  • Connecting to campus and community resources related to their specific needs
  • Restoring control over their lives so they can thrive personally and academically
  • Exploring all their options to alleviate some of the burden of navigating processes and resources by themselves
  • Restoring a sense of normalcy through a supportive presence

Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence
The Women’s Resource Center seeks to meet immediate needs for battered women and their children through a 24 hour hotline, emergency shelter and services and legal advocacy.

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
The overall goal of the Victims Services Division is to advocate for victims to be informed and educated on services and programs, victims' rights and the criminal justice system. The primary function of the Victim Services Division is to provide financial assistance to eligible victims of certain crimes that have applied to the Georgia Crime Victims Compensation Program for assistance.

Tapestri
Tapestri Inc. is dedicated to ending violence and oppression in refugee and immigrant communities, using culturally competent and appropriate methods. As advocates for immigrant and refugee families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and exploitation, Tapestri Inc. is committed to using education, community organizing, direct services and advocacy to improve the lives of those it serves.

Atlanta Legal Aid Society
Atlanta Legal Aid Society provides representation exclusively in civil (non-criminal) matters. Because of budget and staffing constraints, they prioritize the types of cases they take. Priority cases include housing, consumer fraud, public benefits, employment, education, health, spouse abuse and child custody cases.

Atlanta Bar Association
The Atlanta Bar Association is the largest voluntary bar association in the southeast with a membership of over 6000 members from twelve counties throughout the metro Atlanta region. Their mission is to promote professionalism and the fair administration of justice in their community, while also providing quality programs and benefits to their diverse membership.

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
The overall goal of the Victims Services Division is to advocate for victims to be informed and educated on services and programs, victims' rights and the criminal justice system. The primary function of the Victim Services Division is to provide financial assistance to eligible victims of certain crimes that have applied to the Georgia Crime Victims Compensation Program for assistance.

Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence
The Women’s Resource Center seeks to meet immediate needs for battered women and their children through a 24 hour hotline, emergency shelter and services and legal advocacy.

Tapestri
Tapestri is dedicated to ending violence and oppression in refugee and immigrant communities, using culturally competent and appropriate methods. As advocates for immigrant and refugee families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and exploitation, Tapestri is committed to using education, community organizing, direct services and advocacy to improve the lives of those it serves.

Services for Pets in Domestic Violence
Ahimsa House is an organization dedicated to helping the human and animal victims of domestic violence reach safety together. They provide a 24-hour statewide crisis line, emergency shelter for animals of any kind in confidential foster homes or boarding facilities, veterinary care for pets with injuries and other health conditions due to the abuse, assistance in transporting pets to accompany their owners to safety (both within Georgia and across the country), pet food, payment of pet deposits in transitional housing and legal advocacy to assist victims.

Tapestri
Tapestri Inc. is dedicated to ending violence and oppression in refugee and immigrant communities, using culturally competent and appropriate methods. As advocates for immigrant and refugee families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and exploitation, Tapestri Inc. is committed to using education, community organizing, direct services and advocacy to improve the lives of those it serves.

Crime Victims' Compensation Fund
The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council administers the Georgia Crime Victims Compensation Program, which helps victims and their families through the emotional and physical aftermath of a crime by easing the monetary impact placed upon them by providing financial benefits for expenses such as medical bills, loss of earnings, funeral expenses, mental health counseling and crime scene clean-up.

Local and National Emergency Hotlines

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233
Georgia Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 800-33HAVEN
Clayton County Association Against Domestic Violence (Emergency Shelter: Securus House) 770-961-7233
Cobb County (YWCA of Northeast Georgia) 770-427-3390
Decatur (International Women’s House) 770-413-5557
Dekalb County (Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence)
(Emergency Shelter: Fairhaven Inn)
404-688-9436
Douglas County (S.H.A.R.E. House) 770-489-7513
Fayette County (Promise Place) 770-460-1604
Fulton County (Partnership Against Domestic Violence) 404-873-1766
Gwinnett County (Partnership Against Domestic Violence) 770-963-9799
Metro Atlanta: YWCA Cascade Family House Shelter 404-752-6199
Metro Atlanta: Raksha, Inc.
(Serves people from South Asia - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka)
404-842-0725

National Crime Victim Hotline 1-800-394-2255
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255