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 reporters to the Title IX office but can provide information about the Title IX and support survivors who want to 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.