LGBTQ+ Resources (Plain Text)

This list is titled “Resources for LGBTQ+ Survivors. The first section is called “University Resources.” 

The first listed resource is the LGBTQ Center, which “Works to raise awareness and inclusion og sexual assault and gender diversities through programs, outreach, and services that support the advancement of the LGBTQ+ community. Their information is: “Email (Alex Winkowski, Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Services): [email protected]; Phone number: (434) 982-2843; Located on 3rd floor of Newcomb Hall, available Monday-Friday 10am-10pm, Saturday 12-5pm, and Sunday 12-10pm.”

Next is the Multicultural Student Services (MSS), which “Provides programs and services to meet the needs of a diverse student body.” Their information is as follows: “Email: [email protected]; Phone number: (434) 924-9250; Located on 2nd floor of Newcomb Hall, available Monday-Friday 10am-10pm, Saturday 12-5pm, and Sunday 12-10pm.”

Third is the Student Safety & Support Team (SS&ST), which “Offers assistance and support for survivors of sexual violence.” Their information is as follows: “Email: [email protected]; Phone number: (434) 924-7133; Located on 2nd floor of Peabody Hall, available Monday-Friday 8am-5pm and after hours via calling University Police Department (UPD) at (434) 924-7166 and asking for the Dean on Call.”

Next is The Women’s Center, which “Services students by fostering the respect, safety, and dignity of women and girls.” Their information is “Email: [email protected]; Phone number: (434) 982-2252 for counseling inquiries OR (434) 982-2361 for general inquiries; Located at 1400 University Avenue, available Monday-Wednesday 8:30am-8pm and Thursday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.”

Fifth University resource is TimelyCare through Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), which “Includes free, 24/7 access to virtual mental health services, including virtual counseling visits with professionals who represent a range of ethnic, gender, racial, and sexual identities.” Contact and access can be done via “Email CAPS: [email protected]; Phone number for CAPS: (434) 243-5150” and you can “Learn more about TimelyCare on their website:”

Next is the Title IX Office, which “Addresses reports of sexual and gender-based harassment and vuolence in a manner that is empathetic, equitable, and fair.” Their information is: “Email: [email protected]; Phone number: (434) 297-7988; Located in Room 037 of O'Neil Hall, available Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.”

At the bottom of this University resources section is a piece that reads “Note: Please know that under the Virginia Reporting Statute, UVA is required to report information about certain allegations of Prohibited Conduct to the law enforcement agencies and prosecuting authorities who would be responsible, respectively, for investigating and prosecuting such allegations. This would occur if the Evaluation Panel concludes there is a significant and articulate threat to the health or safety of the Complainant or any other member of the UVA community, or if the alleged act of Prohibited Conduct constitutes a felony violation of the Code of Virginia. Otherwise, the Title IX Office will reach out to the Complainant and ask whether they would like to be connected with law enforcement in order to honor their wishes.”

The next section is titled “Community Resources.” The first resource in this section is the Cville Pride Community Network, which “Strives to create an inclusive, vibrant, and visible LGBTQ community in Albemarle, Charlottesville, and the surrounding region that promotes equality through advocacy, education, events, and outreach.” Their contact information is “Email: [email protected]” and you can “Learn more on their website:”

The next community resource is Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA), which “Serves anyone who has experienced or cares for someone who has experienced sexual violence.” Their information is “Email: [email protected]; 24/7 hotline: Call (434) 977-7273 and ask for the confidential advocate assigned to UVA; Located at 335 Greenbrier Drive, Suite 102, Charlottesville, Virginia, available Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.”

The third and final community resource is Shelter for Help in Emergency (SHE), which “Offers a combination of residential, community-based, and outreach services to support and empower victims of domestic violence.” Their information is: “Email: [email protected]; 24/7 hotline: (434) 293-8509; Located at 1415 Sachem Place, Suite 101, Charlottesville, Virginia, available Monday-Friday 9am-4pm.”

The next section of this resource guide is titled “National Resources.” The first resource in this section is the Anti-Violence Project, which “Aims to end all violence toward LGBTQ+ and HIV positive communities through education and organizing.” Their information is “24/7 hotline: (212) 714-1141; Phone number: (212) 714-1184,” and you can “Learn more on their website:”

The second national resource is FORGE, a group that “Provides resources directly to transgender, gender nonbinary, and gender non-conforming survivors or relationship violence, sexual assault, and stalking.” Their information is “Phone number: (414) 559-2123,” and you can “Learn more on their website:”

The next resource is Inclusive Therapists, which “Aims to make the vulnerable process of seeking counseling and/or therapy safer and simpler for those with marginalized identities.” Their information is “Email: [email protected]” and you can “Find social justice-oriented mental health providers near you:”

The fourth resource listed is the LGBT National Help Center, which “Provides free and confidential peer support and local resources for LGBTQ+ individuals, focusing on coming out, safe sex, sexual violence, and relationship problems.” Their listed information is “Hotline, available Monday-Friday 4pm-12am and Saturday 12-5pm: (888) 843-4564” and you can “Learn more on their website:”

The last listed national resource is the “Trans in the South” Guide. This guide “Provides lists of trans-friendly mental health providers, primary care physicians, HIV care specialists, attorneys, endocrinologists, and more across 13 Southern states.” Their information is: “Phone number for Campaign for Southern Equality: (828) 242-1559” and you can “Learn more on their website:"