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Victims 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.


Campus Faith Ministries

A network of faith-based organizations dedicated to meeting the personal, religious, and social needs of UCF students, faculty, and staff.
Campus Faith and Ministries 407-823-5336

Campus Security Authorities

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


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. 407-823-6001

Counseling & Psychological Services

Provides free comprehensive psychological services to university enrolled students. 407-823-2811

Division of Student Learning and Academic Success

Helps students understand UCF policies for academic records, curriculum file management, degree audits, and university-wide undergraduate graduation requirements.
Academic Services 407-823-2373

Employee Assistance Program

Provided by Horizon Health helps in strictest confidence when the stresses of life, family, and finances become too great. 877-240-6863

Health Services

Provides low-cost quality health services to the UCF community. 407-823-2701

Human Resources

Supports, develops, and protects UCF’s team of well-qualified employees. 407-823-2771

Let’s Be Clear

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

LGBTQ+ Services

Is a resource office for LGBTQ+ students and their allies. 407-823-3082

Multicultural Academic & Support Services

Comprised of many services and programs to assist multicultural and first-generation students. 407-823-2716

Office of Institutional Equity

To ensure equal opportunity and to protect the civil rights of all University community members through proactive outreach, education, and effective response and resolution, including work in Title IX, ADA and EEO/AA Programs. 407-823-1336

Office of Military and Veteran Student Success

The Office of Military and Veteran Student Success creates an enriching and inclusive environment for military-affiliated students to achieve educational and career goals through academic success and community partnerships. 407-823-1336

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. 407-823-6440

Student Accessibility Services

Works collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to create an inclusive and accessible educational environment for students. 407-823-2371

Student Conduct and Academic Integrity

Handles complaints against UCF students and student groups resulting from possible violations of the Golden Rule Student Handbook. 407-823-2371

Student Legal Services

Provides enrolled students at UCF with legal counseling and court representation in various areas of the law. 407-823-2538

Student Success and Well-Being

Offers a wide variety of services and programming aimed at helping students be well so they can do well. 407-823-5841

UCF Cares

UCF Cares is an umbrella of programs and resources related to safety and wellbeing, violence prevention, and mental health support. 407-823-5607

UCF Police Department

Provides law enforcement services to the UCF community, as well as several University Affiliated Housing Communities near campus. (Non-Emergency) 407-823-5555


Florida Health Partners

Local Counties
Community Resource Guide For Orange, Osceola, Seminole & Brevard Counties.
Resource Guide 888-204-5581

Planned Parenthood (Orlando)

Local Counties
Provides health resources for any medical needs related to sex or gender identity, including reproductive services.
Planned Parenthood 407-246-1788

United Way

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

Harbor House of Central Florida

Orange County
Provides safe shelter, a 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, emotional support, and legal advocacy for domestic violence survivors and their children. 407-886-2856

Orlando Vet Center

Orange County
VA affiliated medical office that provides clinical services including individual and group psychotherapy services for a variety of mental health concerns. 407-857-2800

The Center

Orange County
Provides LGBTQ+ healthcare needs and advocacy/support, as well as information and education. 407-228-8272

Victim Service Center of Central Florida

Orange County
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. 407-500-4325

Zebra Coalition

Orange County
Provides services such as housing, abuse and substance abuse programs, therapy resources, healthcare, and mental health care to LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-24. 407-228-1446

Osceola County Help Now of Osceola

Seminole County
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. 407-847-8562

SafeHouse of Seminole

Seminole County
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. 407-330-3933

Lake & Sumter Counties Haven of Lake and Sumter Counties

Brevard County
24-hour crisis intervention and emergency shelter for domestic and sexual violence victims and their minor children. 352-753-5800

Serene Harbor

Brevard County
Provides hotline services, emergency shelter, and case management for survivors of domestic violence. 321-726-8282

Ocala-Marion County Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Center

Marion County
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. 352-622-8495

Volusia Rape Crisis Center

Volusia County
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. 800-503-7621


Bureau of Victim Compensation

Crime compensation is available to qualified individuals according to current state statutes. Visit the BVC website or contact an specialist for more information.
My Florida Legal 800-226-6667

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. 727-442-3064

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. 850-297-2000

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. 800-962-2873


Lifeline Crisis Chat

Connects individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via online chatting- an extended service of the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. 988 (text or call)

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. 202-467-8700

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. 800-799-7233

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. 888-373-7888

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. 703-535-6682

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Provides leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research. 877-739-3895

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. 855-484-2846

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. 202-307-5983

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. 612-234-4204

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. 800-656-4673


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. 404-299-2485

The Trevor Project

Provides 24/7 crisis support to LGBTQ+ young people, suicide prevention. 866-488-7386