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Resources

Campus

UCF Shield - Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

https://shield.ucf.edu
Working together we can make UCF a safer place

UCF Cares

http://cares.sdes.ucf.edu/
UCF Cares About You!

Campus Security Authorities

police.ucf.edu/CSAIntro.html
See the responsibilities and resources

Counseling & Psychological Services

www.caps.sdes.ucf.edu
Provides free comprehensive psychological services to university enrolled students

Health Services

www.hs.sdes.ucf.edu
Provides low-cost quality health services to the UCF community

Wellness & Health Promotion Services

www.whps.sdes.ucf.edu
Offers a wide variety of services and programming aimed at helping students be well so they can do well

UCF Police Department

http://www.police.ucf.edu/
Provides law enforcement services to the UCF community, as well as several University Affiliated Housing Communities near campus

LGBTQ+ Services

www.lgbtq.sdes.ucf.edu
Is a resource office for LGBTQ+ students and their allies

Student Conduct

www.osc.sdes.ucf.edu
Handles complaints against UCF students and student groups resulting from possible violations of the Golden Rule Student Handbook

Student Legal Services

www.sls.sdes.ucf.edu
Provides enrolled students at UCF with legal counseling and court representation in various areas of the law

Student Disability Services

www.sds.sdes.ucf.edu
Works collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to create an inclusive and accessible educational environment for students

Human Resources

www.hr.ucf.edu
Supports, develops, and protects UCF’s team of well-qualified employees

Employee Assistance Program

www.hr.ucf.edu/current-employees/employee-discounts-and-assistance-programs
Provided by Horizon Health helps in strictest confidence when the stresses of life, family, and finances become too great

Ombuds Office

www.ombuds.ucf.edu
Provides all members of the UCF community (students, staff, faculty, and others) with an informal, independent, confidential, neutral office that offers assistance and impartial advice regarding concerns related to the University

Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Programs

www.eeo.ucf.edu
Responsible for the monitoring of civil rights laws, guidelines, policies, and programs at the federal, state, agency, and University levels

Campus Faith Ministries

www.cfm.sdes.ucf.edu
A network of faith-based organizations dedicated to meeting the personal, religious, and social needs of UCF students, faculty, and staff

Multicultural Academic & Support Services

www.mass.sdes.ucf.edu
Comprised of many services and programs to assist multicultural and first-generation students

Anti-Hazing at UCF

http://antihazing.sdes.ucf.edu/
UCF's ultimate resource for information about hazing and hazing prevention

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Community

Local Counties

Florida Health Partners

osceola.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/wellness-programs/community-resources/_documents/area-7-resource-guide.pdf
Community Resource Guide For Orange, Osceola, Seminole & Brevard Counties

Orange County

Harbor House of Central Florida

www.harborhousefl.com
Provides safe shelter, a 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, emotional support, and legal advocacy for domestic violence survivors and their children

Victim Service Center of Central Florida

www.victimservicecenter.org
Provides comprehensive services and resources to victims of sexual assault, violent crime, and tragic circumstances through crisis response, advocacy, therapy, and community awareness. As the certified rape crisis center in the county, they also operate the Sexual Assault Treatment Center

Seminole County

SafeHouse of Seminole

www.safehouseofseminole.org
Provides a coordinated response to prevent the epidemic of domestic violence, including the provision of an emergency shelter, counseling services, a 24-hour crisis hotline, court advocacy, and outreach programs.

Sexual Assault Victim Services

www.savsinc.com
A certified rape crisis program working in cooperation with the State Attorney’s Office to provide free and confidential support and advocacy services to sexual assault victims and their loved ones.

Osceola County

Help Now of Osceola

www.helpnowshelter.org
Provides temporary safe shelter for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault facing imminent danger, as well as advocacy to shelter clients, their children, and individuals calling the Domestic Violence Crisis Line.

Victim Service Center of Central Florida

www.victimservicecenter.com
Provides comprehensive services and resources to victims of sexual assault, violent crime, and tragic circumstances through crisis response, advocacy, therapy, and community awareness. As the certified rape crisis center in the county, they also operate the Sexual Assault Treatment Center.

Brevard County

Serene Harbor

www.sereneharbor.org
Provides hotline services, emergency shelter, and case management for survivors of domestic violence.

Salvation Army Brevard County Domestic Violence Program

www.womenshelters.org
Offers a variety of services to victims of domestic abuse, such as confidential shelter, a domestic violence hotline, counseling, safety planning, legal advocacy, and community education.

Sexual Assault Victim Services

www.savsinc.com
A certified rape crisis program working in cooperation with the State Attorney’s Office to provide free and confidential support and advocacy services to sexual assault victims and their loved ones.

Lake & Sumter Counties

Haven of Lake and Sumter Counties Crisis Intervention

www.havenlakesumter.org
24-hour crisis intervention and emergency shelter for domestic and sexual violence victims and their minor children.

Volusia County

Domestic Abuse Council

www.domesticabusecouncil.com
Provides emergency shelter, victim advocacy, transitional housing, support/education groups for victims, information and referral services, case management, residential and community programs for child witnesses of domestic violence, legal advocacy, community education, and professional training.

Sexual Assault Services by Stewart-Marchman-Act Behavioral Healthcare

www.smabehavioral.org
Assists adult victims of sexual assault with understanding their rights and receiving desired services. 24/7 Hotline: 800-503-7621.

Marion County

Ocala-Marion County Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Center

www.ocaladvshelter.org
Provides counseling, assistance, safe housing, and referrals to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as counseling with husbands who have been battered.

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State

Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

www.fcadv.org
Operates Florida's toll-free domestic violence hotline, linking callers to the nearest domestic violence center and providing translation assistance when needed.

Florida Council Against Sexual Violence

www.fcasv.org
Statewide nonprofit organization committed to victims and survivors of sexual violence and the sexual assault crisis programs who serve them.

Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking

www.stophumantrafficking.org
An international and domestic anti-trafficking agency that provides outreach and services to victims of human trafficking by developing support programs, networking, coalition building, training, service delivery, and referrals to victims in need.

Florida Department of Children and Families

www.myflfamilies.com
Protects the vulnerable, promotes strong and economically self-sufficient families, advances personal and family recovery and resiliency, and monitors the statewide abuse and neglect hotline.

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National

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

www.rainn.org
Operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1100 local rape crisis centers across the country, as well as the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense.

Pandora’s Project

www.pandorasproject.org
An online support community that includes a message board consisting of fifty forums where sexual violence survivors can participate in healing discussions.

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

www.polarisproject.org
A national, toll-free hotline, available to answer calls and texts from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. They are not a government entity, law enforcement agency, or immigration authority.

Tapestri

www.tapestri.org
Conducts advocacy and outreach to increase community awareness and provides streamlined access and direct services for foreign-born survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence, and sexual assault in the following states: Alabama, Florida,Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

www.ncadv.org
Takes part in coalition building at the local, state, regional, and national levels and provides support for the provision of community-based non-violent alternatives, such as safe home and shelter programs, for battered women and their children.

National Stalking Resource Center

www.victimsofcrime.org
Provides multiple services, including training, technical assistance, a website, and an information clearinghouse, to enhance the ability of professionals, organizations, and systems to effectively respond to stalking.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

www.nsvrc.org
Provides leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.

Office for Victims of Crime

www.ovc.gov
Committed to enhancing the nation’s capacity to assist crime victims and providing leadership in changing attitudes, policies, and practices to promote justice and healing for all victims of crime.

National Center for Victims of Crime

victimsofcrime.org
Advocates for victims’ rights, trains professionals who work with victims, and serves as a trusted source of information on victims’ issues.

National Organization for Victim Assistance

www.trynova.org
The oldest national victim assistance organization of its type in the United States and is dedicated to championing dignity and compassion for those harmed by crime and crisis.

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