Resource & Advocacy Center
The Resource and Advocacy Center at UAF provides advocacy and resources referral to students, staff and faculty survivors of power-based personal violence. The office is staff by a confidential Advocacy Services Coordinator and volunteers. The center provides a confidential resource on campus for survivors. The coordinator is a full time staff member of the Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living.
Location: Wood Center 130
Advocacy and support
The Resource and Advocacy Center and the Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living provides confidential support to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence and can help with the following:
- Support through exploring options, safety planning, crisis intervention, providing referrals, accompaniment to appointments etc.
- Emergency shelter is available to survivors (and their children) who are in need to safe housing. Emergency transportation is also available.
- Assists with applications for housing, public assistance etc.
- The following support groups are available: H.O.P.E. (Hold on Pain Ends), a student led support group for survivors at UAF
- Title IX information and support, advocates are not mandated reports to the title ix office but can provide information about the title ix and support survivors who want o go through the process.
Help and resources
If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted, you have the right to legal, physical and psychological help. You are not alone.
- For medical help, call 911 or go to the nearest ER.
- To talk to someone confidentially, call the Resource and Advocacy Center at any hour at 474-6360 or the Student Health and Counseling Center at 474-7043.
- To file a police report, call 911
- To initiate a Title IX investigation, visit www.uaf.edu/edu/titleix or call the Title IX office at 474-7300.