• Support Services

  • Get Support

You have the right to confidential support. This support includes the initial crisis phase and the recovery process, including assistance with crime victims’ compensation, housing, entry into counseling, follow-up medical care, and legal services.

Duke Women's Center and the Office of Gender Violence Prevention & Intervention

  • Graduate and undergraduate students, of any gender, at Duke University who have experienced gender violence (sexual assault, rape, intimate partner violence, stalking, sexual harassment), can contact the Women's Center 24/7/365 about confidential services. The Women's Center puts your options first, including, but not limited to:

    • Trauma-focused therapy
    • Housing and academic accommodations
    • Assistance with filing a formal report with the Office of Student Conduct or the Office for Institutional Equity 
    • Referrals and accompaniment for medical assessment and treatment
    • Assistance with law enforcement and obtaining a protective order
    • Safety assessment and planning
    • Assessment of the need for additional social and emotional support 

    For TTY, Dial 7-1-1 and ask them to page our hotline: 919-970-2108.

    If this is an emergency situation and you feel you are in danger, call 9-1-1 or Duke police at 919-684-2444.

  • Main Line


  • Page After Hours


  • Address

    420 Chapel Drive, West Campus Bus Circle, Few Fed Room 107, Durham, NC 27708

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  • Email


Durham Crisis Response Center

  • Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) works with the community to end domestic and sexual violence through advocacy, education, support, and prevention. Services include a 24-hour crisis line, emergency shelter, individual counseling, hospital accompaniment, support groups, legal advocacy, safety programs, and community programs including teen prevention education. All services are for victims of domestic and sexual violence and their families. DCRC services are confidential and free of cost.

  • Emergency


  • Emergency (EspaƱol)


  • Address

    206 North Dillard Street Durham, NC 27701

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  • Email


Orange County Rape Crisis Center

  • The Orange County Rape Crisis Center works to provide support to survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones. The Center is dedicated to meeting the needs of all members of the community. Some of the services include, a 24-Hour Help Line, support groups, workshops, and therapy referrals. Additionally, the Center offers educational programs for raising awareness about sexual violence and teaching prevention skills.

  • Emergency


  • 24 Hour Helpline


  • Address

    1506 E. Franklin Street, Suite 302 Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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