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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 - Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
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UCF Cares
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Campus Security Authorities

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Counseling & Psychological Services


Provides free comprehensive psychological services to university enrolled students

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

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
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

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Local Counties

Florida Health Partners
Community Resource Guide For Orange, Osceola, Seminole & Brevard Counties

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

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.

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.

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

Volusia County

Domestic Abuse Council
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
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
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 Coalition Against Domestic Violence
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
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.

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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.


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