Sexual Assault Resources

Getting Assistance

Sexual Assault Crisis Services – 24 hour, toll-free Crisis Hotline:
(888) 999-5545 (in English)
(888) 568-8332 (en Espanol)

The Hotline will provide important advice on how to proceed immediately. They will also meet you at the hospital or the police departments to provide support during medical exams and statements. They will attend court hearings for support. They also provide bilingual counselors or sign language interpreters. They provide TTY access during weekday office hours.

After hours they use the CT Relay: (800) 842-9710. All services are free and confidential. Location of the Center is 357 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT.

Campus Security Services

Security will notify the Director of Public Safety and Title IX Coordinator that the incident has occurred.

  • Local City Police – The police will interview the victim and attempt to apprehend the assailant if the victim/survivor wants to press charges.
  • New Haven Police - (203) 946-6316 or dial 911.
  • Hamden Police - (203) 230-4000 or dial 911.
  • Title IX Coordinator(203) 672-1056 The Title IX Coordinator can provide information on the survivor’s options, arrange for any contacts or care the survivor authorizes, facilitate any changes in residency or academic scheduling the survivor requires and offer assistance if the survivor chooses to file a complaint within the college’s student conduct system.  For college employees this process is handled by the Director of Human Resources.
  • Residence Life - The Resident Assistants in each residence hall can provide information regarding the survivor’s option, contact a sexual assault advocate, and/or call for transportation to a hospital. The RA is required to immediately contact the Director of Student Affairs who resides on campus.

New Haven Area Hospitals

Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, New Haven
Emergency Room: (203) 688-2222

Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
1450 Chapel Street, New Haven
Emergency Room: (203) 789-3464

Reporting The Incident

Any member of the college community, whom the assault victim believes can address a complaint of sexual assault or rape, is required to report the incident to the Dean for Student Services for statistical purposes. The date and the time of day of the incident are reported. The name of the victim and the alleged assailant are withheld as well as incident details, unless the victim/survivor specifically authorizes the release of that information.

The College recognizes the seriousness and complexity of a survivor’s response to the trauma of sexual assault or rape. Our primary concern is the well being of the survivor and our services are intended to provide respectful and timely support.  It is essential that the survivor understand available options and is encouraged to obtain assistance.