Sexual Misconduct Resources and Education

Off-Campus Help

Students and Employees are encouraged to explore the many other specialized community resources outside of the College.

Local Confidential Counseling Resources

Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Eastern Connecticut

New London Office, 78 Howard Street, 2nd Floor, New London, CT 06320, Office: 860-442-0604
Hotline: 860-437-7766 or Toll Free (888) 999-5545http://www.saccec.org/
From their site: “The Sexual Assault Crisis Center offers comprehensive, confidential services to victims of sexual abuse, sexual assault, harassment and incest. We also provide services to parents/caregivers of children who have been abused, and family members and friends. There are no fees for our services.”

Safe Futures

New London Office,  16 Jay Street, New London, CT 06320, Office: (860) 447-0366

Norwich Office – Located in the Mental Health Services Center of the William W. Backus Hospital

326 Washington St, Norwich, CT 06360, Office: (860) 889-8331,
Hotline: (860) 701-6000, (860) 701-6001, or Toll Free (888) 774-2900

http://www.safefuturesct.org/

Safe Futures offers walk-in counseling and advocacy for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Furthermore, Safe Futures pairs a victim advocate with law enforcement officers to serve victims at the time of an incident.

Local Medical and Legal Resources

Backus Hospital

Backus Hospital
326 Washington St
Norwich, CT 06360
(860) 889-8331https://backushospital.org/
Local hospitals, such as Backus, provide 24/7 emergency care department and free Sexual Assault Exams. If you have suffered a sexual assault, please seek medical attention as soon as possible.

Local and State Police

Norwich Police Department 70 Thames St, Norwich, CT 06360.

Office: (860) 886-5561

CT State Police, Troop E  PO Box 306, Uncasville, CT 06382.

Office: (860) 848-6500

Even if you have already filed a formal report against an alleged perpetrator through the College, you have the right to file a criminal report against that alleged perpetrator as well.

National Resources

Not Alone

http://www.Notalone.Gov
Not Alone is a government task force designed to study and prevent sexual misconduct on college campuses.

Their site offers “Information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault on college and university campuses and in our schools.”

This site can also offer further education about the rights of victims and how to pursue justice.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

From their site, “The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress”

National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE

https://www.rainn.org/get-help/national-sexual-assault-hotline

The National Sexual Assault Hotline is a free, 24/7 service that will instantly connect you to the nearest counselor from the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. They employ over 1,000 trained volunteers who are on duty to help victims through crises.