ON CAMPUS RESOURCES
UH - Main Campus
University of Houston System
University of Houston
Equal Opportunity Servces
UH - Clear Lake
Dean of Students
Women and LGBT Services
UH - Downtown
Center for Student Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
UH - Victoria
UHV Title IX Coordinator
UHPD Dispatch (Houston)
OFF CAMPUS/LOCAL RESOURCES
Houston 24-Hour Crisis Hotline-Houston
Houston Domestic Violence Hotline
Toll Free 800.256.0551
Houston Sexual Assault Hotline
Toll Free 800.256.0551
Asians Against Domestic Abuse
AADA’s mission is to prevent violence against women. AADA works to strengthen and promote equal and healthy family relations within the Asian community. AADA does this through public awareness, support systems, community empowerment, and collaborations with organizations sharing similar goals.
Bay Area Turning Point, Inc
Bay Area Turning Point, Inc. provides recovery solutions services for survivors of family violence and sexual assault and facilitates violence prevention strategies for societal change in partnership with our community.
The Bridge Over Troubled Waters
The Bridge exists to assist women, children and men in crisis’, particularly those who have been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault or homeless situations. Violence issues are rampant across the United States and throughout all ethnic, educational and socioeconomic lines.
Family Time Crisis and Counseling Center
Located in Humble, Texas, Family Time provides:
1) Free counseling and support groups for victims of abuse.;
2) A 24-hour crisis helpline,
3) “The Door,” an emergency shelter for domestic violence victims and their children;
4) Hospital accompaniment for sexual assault victims provided by trained advocates;
5) Trained staff to provide legal advocacy about issues stemming from abuse;
6) Professional counseling at affordable rates for non-victim issues;
7) Parenting education and anger management classes; and
8) Most services are also available in Spanish
Fort Bend County Women’s Center
The Fort Bend County Women’s Center assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children. Call the Fort Bend County Women’s Center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at to receive emergency and transitional shelter, non-residential services, crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy, educational outreach, accompaniment, case management, a learning resource center and many other support services.
Houston Area Women’s Center
The Houston Area Women’s Center helps individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence in their efforts to move their lives forward. We provide shelter, counseling and advocacy to support them in building lives free from the effects of violence.
Houston Area Mental Health Information
provided by the University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center
The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center is dedicated to excellence and leadership in the provision of patient care and the growing need for treatment of persons with mental illness residing in Harris County.
Katy Christian Ministries
Domestic Abuse: 281.391.4504
Sexual Assault: 281.391.5262
Katy Christian Ministries is a social service non-profit serving the Katy/West Houston, Fulshear & Simonton Areas. KCM has social service departments that offer emergency financial assistance, food pantries, a crisis center that houses the domestic abuse center and the sexual assault center, 2 resale stores and 3 donation centers.
Montgomery County Rape Crisis Coalition
281.292.4155 ext 231
Crisis Hotline: 936.441.7273
The Montgomery County Women’s Center provides safe shelter, crisis intervention, counseling, legal and support services to victims/survivors of family violence, sexual assault, stalking and abuse in Montgomery and surrounding counties and provides education to the community about such issues.
Women’s Center of Brazoria County
Women’s Center of Brazoria County provides: 1) Shelters for abused women and children; 2) Non-residential services (domestic violence and sexual assault); 3) Rape Crisis Program/Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/SART; 4) Education (Speakers’ Bureau, professional trainings, primary prevention); 5) 24 Hour Toll-Free HOTLINES (includes Information & Referral); 6) Volunteer (includes training and assignments); 7) Resale Shop; 8) Supervised Visitation Program; 9) Crime Victim Compensation (notification & assistance in filing); 10) Domestic Violence Awareness Classes; and 11). Parenting Classes and Workshops.
An Abuse, Rape, and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection Sexual Assault Information, Resources, & Support
512.927.9616 TTY for the Deaf community
Hays County Women’s Center
Hidalgo County’s Women Together Rape Crisis Center
Killeen’s Families in Crisis, Inc.
254.634.1184 or 254.773.7765
Midland Rape Crisis and Children’s Advocacy Center
254.634.1184 or 254.773.7765
Lubbock Rape Crisis Center
254.634.1184 or 254.773.7765
Tarrant County’s The Women’s Center
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
Texas Council on Family Violence
San Antonio’s Rape Crisis Center
Arte Sana (art heals) is a national Latina-led nonprofit committed to ending sexual violence and other forms of gender-based aggressions and engage marginalized communities as agents of change. Founded in 2001, Arte Sana promotes capacity building, awareness, healing, and empowerment through bilingual professional training, community education, and the arts. Their three main areas of focus are 1) bilingual training on sexual assault, 2) cyber advocacy and survivor activism, and 3) prevention and survivor empowerment through the arts.
The New York City Anti-Violence Project
empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy. AVP's strengths include supporting survivors of violence and organizing communities around violence prevention, leadership and access at the local and national levels, credibility with community and funder circles, and robust finances and human resources.
My Body Back
works with women who have experienced sexual violence, regarding their physicality. The project started in August 2014, and supports women who have experienced rape or sexual assault to love and care for their bodies again.
is committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
provides leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.
includes information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault.
is a national project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault with funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. The goal of PreventConnect is to advance the primary prevention of sexual assault and relationship violence by building a community of practice among people who are engaged in such efforts. PreventConnect also builds the capacity of local, state, territorial, national and tribal agencies and organizations to develop, implement and evaluate effective prevention initiatives.
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. In addition to operating a nationwide hotline, RAINN offers a National Sexual Assault OnlineHotline, the nation's first secure web-based hotline that provides live and completely confidential help to victims through an interface as intuitive as instant messaging.
Intimate Partner Violence
Love is Respect
Love is Respect’s mission is to engage, educate and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships. Highly-trained peer advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. They also provide information and support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, service providers and members of law enforcement. Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
operates around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Callers to the Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly trained experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information and referral services in over 170 languages.
National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)
works to make domestic violence a national priority; change the way communities respond to domestic violence; and strengthen efforts against intimate partner violence at every level of government.
The Stalking Resource Center
from the National Center for Victims of Crimes offers extensive information for victims of stalking.
Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA)
is a volunteer organization founded in 1997 to fight online harassment through education of the general public, education of law enforcement personnel, and empowerment of victims. The mission of WHOA is to educate the Internet community about online harassment, empower victims of harassment, and formulate voluntary policies that systems administrators can adopt in order to create harassment-free environments.
Childhood Sexual Abuse
helps men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives.
The mission of generationFIVE is to end the sexual abuse of children within five generations.
is a non-profit movement to end street harassment, powered by local activists in 92 cities and 32 countries. They work together to better understand street harassment, to ignite public conversations, and to develop innovative strategies to ensure equal access to public spaces.
Founded in 2009 as Holla Back DC!, Collective Action for Safe Spaces (CASS) has evolved from a blog to a dynamic organization that mobilizes the community to end public sexual harassment and assault in the DC metropolitan area. It does this through both online and offline activism, including workshops, innovative direct services, policy advocacy, and community outreach.
mission is to prevent violence against women and girls by transforming the norms and cultures that enable it. They partner with individuals and communities through innovative social and multimedia campaigns and strategic agenda-setting with key stakeholders.
Stop Street Harassment
Catcalls, sexually explicit comments, sexist remarks, homophobic slurs, groping, leering, stalking, flashing, and assault. Most women and some men will face gender-based street harassment by strangers in their life. Street harassment limits people's mobility and access to public spaces. It is a form of gender violence and it's a human rights violation.
The Kinsey Institute
at Indiana University works towards advancing sexual health and knowledge worldwide. For over 60 years, the institute has been a trusted source for investigating and informing the world about critical issues in sex, gender and reproduction. Today the Institute investigates sexual behavior and sexual health, and carries out its mission through an active research program, library and art collections, research publications, events, resources for researchers and the public, Kinsey Confidential website, graduate education, as well as news, press releases, and media coverage.
Laci Green is a sex education activist with a YouTube channel (home of Sex Plus) started in response to what she believes to be a nationwide failure to provide comprehensive sex education and to adopt healthy, realistic attitudes about sexuality.
For nearly 100 years, Planned Parenthood has promoted a commonsense approach to women’s health and well-being, based on respect for each individual’s right to make informed, independent decisions about health, sex, and family planning.
Scarleteen is an independent, grassroots sexuality education and support organization and website providing online static content, interactive services, referrals, other outreach, and mentoring and leadership. Their mission is built on a foundation of equality, respect, dignity, fairness, consent, liberty, freedom of thought and expression and other core human rights.
SexEd Library is brought to you by SIECUS (the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States), a highly acclaimed resource for educators, counselors, administrators, and health professionals seeking the latest in human sexuality research, lesson plans, and professional development opportunities. We’ve analyzed hundreds of lesson plans from multiple sources to offer easy access to the very best on such topics as sexual and reproductive health, puberty, abstinence, relationships, sexual orientation, body image, self-esteem, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, unintended pregnancy, and more.
Education and Prevention
A Long Walk Home
Founded in 2003, A Long Walk Home, Inc. (ALWH) is a Chicago-based national non-profit that uses art to educate, inspire, and mobilize young people to end violence against girls and women. ALWH is the only organization in the country that uses art therapy and the visual and performing arts to end violence against women and girls. The vision of Scheherazade Tillet, a professional art therapist and rape crisis counselor, and Salamishah Tillet, an Ivy-League feminist professor, ALWH partners with rape crisis centers, universities, high schools, and state coalitions to provide innovative and inclusive programs for underserved communities. Through national and local programs, multimedia performances, summer and after school youth institutes, campus trainings and workshops, ALWH has educated over 100,000 survivors and their allies to build safe communities and end gender-based violence.
The Brown Boi Project
The Brown Boi Project is a community of masculine of center women, men, two-spirit people, transmen, and our allies committed to transforming our privilege of masculinity, gender, and race into tools for achieving Racial and Gender Justice.
INCITE is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and our communities through direct action, critical dialogue and grassroots organizing.
Force: Upsetting Rape Culture
Force: Upsetting Rape Culture is a creative activist collaboration to upset the culture of rape and promote a culture of consent. They envision a world where sex is empowering and pleasurable rather than coercive and violent. To promote this needed conversation, FORCE creates art actions to generate media attention and get millions of people talking.
Futures without Violence
For more than 30 years, Futures Without Violence has been providing groundbreaking programs, policies, and campaigns that empower individuals and organizations working to end violence against women and children around the world. Striving to reach new audiences and transform social norms, they train professionals such as doctors, nurses, judges, and athletic coaches on improving responses to violence and abuse. They also work with advocates, policy makers, and others to build sustainable community leadership and educate people everywhere about the importance of respect and healthy relationships.
Men Can Stop Rape
Men Can Stop Rape works to institutionalize primary prevention of men’s violence against women through sustained initiatives that generate positive, measurable outcomes in populations throughout the world.
The National Secual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center's (NSVRC) Mission is to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.
PreventConnect builds the capacity of local, state, territorial, national and tribal agencies and organizations to develop, implement and evaluate effective prevention initiatives addressing sexual assault and relationship violence. PreventConnect is a national project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault with funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
Transgender Law Center
Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. They envision a future where gender self-determination and authentic expression are seen as basic rights and matters of common human dignity.
Off Campus LGBTQ Resources
Is a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence through caring action, education and expanding access to resources and to opportunities for action.
Hatch Youth is dedicated to empowering Houston-area Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning adolescents, ages 13-20, to become responsible citizens and positive contributions to society.
Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Houston
Gay & Lesbian Switchboard Houston has been on the line for Houston’s GLBT community since 1982. With support from the United Way of Greater Houston, Texas Office of the Attorney General and community partners, MCC and the Switchboard remain vital links for GLBT individuals throughout Southeast Texas who have become targets of domestic violence and sexual assault. Anyone, regardless of sexual orientation, may contact the Switchboard if they have become a hate crime target.
Resources for Men
White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.
Men Can Stop Rape
Men Can Stop Rape seeks to mobilize men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men’s violence against women.
Male Survivor is committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism.
The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives.
Resources for College Students to Get Active
Consent is Sexy
Consent is Sexy is essentially a Sexual Rights Awareness campaign, targeting students in high schools, colleges and universities.
Loveisrespect is a national resource specifically designed for teens and young adults that are involved in abusive relationships.
Students Active for Ending Rape (SAFER) is the only organization that fights sexual violence and rape culture by empowering student-led campaigns to reform college sexual assault policies.
Step UP! is a prosocial behavior and bystander intervention program that educates students to be proactive in helping others.
If you ever desire any information regarding the Sexual Misconduct Policy or training opportunities on your campus, the following is a list of UHS Title IX Coordinators. If you have any concerns about sex discrimination, sexual misconduct specifically, please contact one of the following offices.
UH - Main Campus
Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Richard Anthony Baker
Assistant Vice Chancellor/ Vice President
UH - Clear Lake
Title IX Coordinator
Corey J. Benson, M.Ed.
Title IX Coordinator and Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
UH - Downtown
Title IX Coordinator for Employees
Ivonne Montalbano, MBA, SPHR
Vice President for Employment Services and Operations
Title IX Coordinator for Students
Tommy N. Thomason, M.Ed
Student Conduct Officer/Title IX Coordinator