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Victim Rights and Information

You have rights as a victim of crime under Florida Statutes. See the below brochures for more information, and as always we are available to help you understand your rights.

Victim Rights

Victim Services Information

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Let's Be Clear

Resource locator for sexual harassment, sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking at UCF

UCF Cares

UCF Cares is an umbrella of programs and resources related to safety and wellbeing, violence prevention, and mental health support.

Campus Security Authorities

Incidents reported to the UCFPD from various sources are published as part of the Clery Act.

Counseling & Psychological Services


Provides free comprehensive psychological services to university enrolled students

Student Health Services


Provides low-cost quality health services to the UCF community

Wellness & Health Promotion Services


Offers a wide variety of services and programming aimed at helping students be well so they can do well

UCF Police Department

(Non-Emergency) 407-823-5555

Provides law enforcement services to the UCF community, as well as several University Affiliated Housing Communities near campus

LGBTQ+ Services


Is a resource office for LGBTQ+ students and their allies

Student Conduct and Academic Integrity

Handles complaints against UCF students and student groups resulting from possible violations of the Golden Rule Student Handbook

Student Legal Services


Provides enrolled students at UCF with legal counseling and court representation in various areas of the law

Student Accessibility Services


Works collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to create an inclusive and accessible educational environment for students

Human Resources

Supports, develops, and protects UCF’s team of well-qualified employees

Employee Assistance Program


Provided by Horizon Health helps in strictest confidence when the stresses of life, family, and finances become too great

Ombuds Office


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

Responsible for the monitoring of civil rights laws, guidelines, policies, and programs at the federal, state, agency, and University levels

Campus Faith Ministries

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

Comprised of many services and programs to assist multicultural and first-generation students

Anti-Hazing at UCF

UCF's ultimate resource for information about hazing and hazing prevention

Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX


To ensure equal opportunity and to protect the civil rights of all University community members through proactive outreach, education, and effective response and resolution

Academic Services


Helps students understand UCF policies for academic records, curriculum file management, degree audits, and university-wide undergraduate graduation requirements



The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at UCF provides support to the Central Florida area including Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia counties

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Local Counties

Florida Health Partners

Community Resource Guide For Orange, Osceola, Seminole & Brevard Counties

United Way


24/7 assistance with mental health, suicide prevention, family support services, health, wellness, food, and housing.

Planned Parenthood (Orlando)


Provides health resources for any medical needs related to sex or gender identity, including reproductive services.

Orange County

Harbor House of Central Florida

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

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

The Center


Provides LGBTQ+ healthcare needs and advocacy/support, as well as information and education

Zebra Coalition


Provides services such as housing, abuse and substance abuse programs, therapy resources, healthcare, and mental health care to LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-24

Orlando Vet Center


VA affiliated medical office that provides clinical services including individual and group psychotherapy services for a variety of mental health concerns

Seminole County

SafeHouse of Seminole

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.

Osceola County

Help Now of Osceola

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.

Brevard County

Serene Harbor

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

Lake & Sumter Counties

Haven of Lake and Sumter Counties

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

Volusia County

Volusia Rape Crisis Center


The Volusia Rape Crisis Center offers a confidential and safe environment for sexual assault psychotherapy and support groups. Services are available to individuals 12+ as well as couples and families.

Marion County

Ocala-Marion County Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Center

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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Florida Council Against Sexual Violence

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

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

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.

Bureau of Victim Compensation


Crime compensation is available to qualified individuals according to current state statutes. Visit the BVC website or contact an advocate for more information.

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Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

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


Offers peer support to anyone who has been a victim of rape, sexual assault, or sexual abuse through an online support group. The online support group includes a message board, chat room, and blogs. It is free to join and is safely moderated by a diverse group of survivors.

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

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.


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

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

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


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

Office for Victims of Crime

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

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

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.

Lifeline Crisis Chat

988 (text or call)

Connects individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via online chatting- an extended service of the National Suicide Prevention Hotline

The Trevor Project


Provides 24/7 crisis support to LGBTQ+ young people, suicide prevention

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