Interpersonal Violence Assistance for Under-Resourced Students

The following resources are available to students dealing with interpersonal violence.

On Campus

RELATIONSHIP & Sexual VIOLENCE PREVENTION CENTER

The RSVP Center operates from a public health model and utilizes trauma informed practices, response, and prevention education to address relationship and sexual violence. The RSVP Center can provide trauma-informed counseling and support.

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

To schedule a confidential appointment with an RSVP Counselor, contact Kitty Conroy at 314-935-3445 or by email.

VISIT US ON DANFORTH CAMPUS

RSVP Center
Seigle Hall, Suite 435
Campus Map

GLADYS SMITH-MEDICAL SCHOOL

Part of Student Health Counseling, Dr. Gladys Smith is a licensed Psychotherapist, Nationally Certified Counselor, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Master Addiction Counselor, and Registered Yoga Teacher. Gladys is also an Approved Clinical Supervisor. She is also a Certified Trauma Professional and Compassion Fatigue Facilitator. She volunteers in the community with several organizations. She is an Alive & Well STL Ambassador and is a member of the Steering Committee for Alive & Well. She teaches Emotional Emancipation, Trauma Awareness courses, and Trauma focused and Peace Yoga classes in the community.

To schedule an appointment, please call the office directly at (314) 362-2404.

SARAH

We are a student-run helpline that serves the Washington University in St. Louis community.

We offer counseling on topics including, but certainly not limited to, feelings, sexual assault, sexual harassment, intimate partner and sexual violence, relationships, mental and sexual health.

S.A.R.A.H. is a confidential resource, and is available to members of the Wash U community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (excluding winter and summer break).

Call 314-935-8080 24/7 and leave a voicemail with a name (doesn’t have to be your real name). A SARAH will call back within 20 minutes.

UNCLE JOE’S PEER COUNSELING

Highly Trained Peer-Counselors that keep things confidential and are equipped with resources for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

Walk-In Hours:

  • Open 10PM – 1AM every night, excluding university holidays and breaks.
  • Our office is located in the basement of Gregg Hall on the South 40. Enter from the storefronts (in between STS and WashU Wash) or through the side door next to Off the Row, go down the hall and follow the signs.

24/7 Phone: (314) 935-5099

We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, excluding university holidays and breaks. Feel free to call us anytime. Simply leave a brief message with your number and someone will call you back within 15 minutes.

Community Resources

ALIVE (ALTERNATIVES TO LIVING IN VIOLENT ENVIRONMENTS)
Services: Motel placement, transportation, court advocacy, professional therapy for women, children, and men who have been
battered, structured program for children, support groups for women and children,

French, Spanish and Dutch fluency, Safe at Home application assistance.

  • Local: 314.993.2777
  • Hotline: 800.941.9144

YWCA ST. LOUIS REGIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTER
Services: Support groups for women, professional therapy for women and men, professional and prevention education, hospital advocacy, court advocacy.

SAFE CONNECTIONS

Services: Support groups for women and teens, professional therapy for women and children, services for deaf or hard of hearing individuals, teen violence prevention program, individual counseling for teen girls, Farsi and Hebrew fluency.

  • 531.2003