Resources for College Students

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!

Step UP! is a prosocial behavior and bystander intervention program that educates students to be proactive in helping others.

University of Houston System

Title IX:  Equal Opportunity Services:  713.743.8835 or

UH Police Department: 713.743.3333 or

Confidential Resource: Counseling and Psychological Services: 713.743.5454

Confidential Resource: Student Health Center: 713.743.5149

Anonymous Reporting: Fraud & Non-Compliance Hotline: 800.461.9330

Dean of Students Office: 832.842.6183:

Women Resource and Gender Resource Center: 832.842.6191 or

LGBT Resource Center: 713.743.5463

University of Houston

Title IX:  Equal Opportunity Services:  713.743.8835 or

UH Police Department: 713.743.3333 or

Confidential ResourceCounseling and Psychological Services: 713.743.5454

Confidential ResourceStudent Health Center: 713.743.5149

Anonymous Reporting: Fraud & Non-Compliance Hotline: 800.461.9330

Dean of Students Office: 832.842.6183:

Women Resource and Gender Resource Center832.842.6191 or

LGBT Resource Center: 713.743.5463

University of Houston - Clearlake

Title IX: Human Resources: 281.283.2160

UHCL Police: 281.283.2222

Confidential Resource: Counseling Services: 281.283.2580

Confidential Resource: Health Services: 281.283.2626

Dean of Students: 281.283.2568

CARE Team: 281.283.2273

Women and LGBT Services: 281.283.2575

University of Houston - Downtown

Title IX: 713.221.8056

UHD Police Department: 713-221-8065 or for emergency 713-221-8911 or

Confidential Resource: Student Counseling Services: 713-500-3852 or

Center for Student Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: 713-221-8664

University of Houston - Victoria

Title IX:  UHV Title IX Coordinator:  361-570-4800 or 361-570-4835

UHV Security:  361-570-HELP (4357) or UHPD Dispatch (Houston):  713-743-3333

Confidential Resource: UHV Counseling Center and Campus Victim Advocacy Services:  361-570-4135 or 855-UHV-ICRY (855-848-4879)

Off Campus/Local Resources

Houston 24-Hour Crisis Hotline-Houston

713.228.1505 English

713.526.8088 Spanish


Houston Domestic Violence Hotline  


TDD 713.528.3625

Toll Free 800.256.0551


Houston Sexual Assault Hotline

713.528.RAPE (7273)

TDD 713.528.3691

Toll Free 800.256.0661

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; 5) Professional counseling at affordable rates for non-victim issues; 6) Parenting education and anger management classes; and 7) Most services are also available in Spanish.

Fort Bend County Women’s Center

281.342.HELP (4357)

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.

Texas Resources

An Abuse, Rape, and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection Sexual Assault Information, Resources, & Support

Austin’s SafePlace

512.267.SAFE (7233)

512.927.9616 TTY for the Deaf community

Hays County Women’s Center

512.396.HELP (4357)

800.700.HCWC (4292)

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

432.682.RAPE (7273)

Lubbock Rape Crisis Center


Tarrant County’s The Women’s Center


Texas Association Against Sexual Assault


Texas Council on Family Violence


San Antonio’s Rape Crisis Center


National Resources

Sexual Assault

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. 

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.

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.

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. 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'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 (WHO@) 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

1in6 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.


Hollaback 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.

Breakthrough USA's 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. 

Sexual Health

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

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 is a community of masculine of center womyn, 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 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.

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 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 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 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.

<strong">Off Campus LGBTQ Resources 

Survivor Project

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


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. Anyoneregardless of sexual orientation, may contact the Switchboard if they have become a hate crime target.

Resources for Men

White Ribbon

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

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.