Campus Advocacy Resources & Education (CARE) | Help


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CARE Advocates are here for you.

CARE Advocates are here to listen to, support and empower you with the following services:

Crisis Intervention

If you are in a crisis, CARE Advocates can help you obtain emergency help, sort through emotions, understand rights and options, and reach next-step decisions (whatever those may be).

  • For survivors
  • For friends, housemates and co-workers of the survivior

Safety Planning

CARE Advocates can help you brainstorm ways to stay safe and make a plan to reduce the risk of future harm.

  • Sexual Assault
  • Domestic/Dating Violence
  • Stalking

Accompaniments

If you like, a CARE Advocate can accompany you to any appointments and interviews throughout the process, such as:

  • Forensic medical exam (within 120 hours of sexual assault)
  • Filing a report with Title IX and/or law enforcement
  • Investigative interviews with Title IX, law encforcement and/or District Attorney's Office.
  • Court hearings
  • Student Conduct meetings

Case Management

CARE Advocates are here for you every step of the way, and can help you with ongoing advocacy, communication, education and support.

  • Coordinate on- and off-campus services and options
  • Assist with service applications and deadlines

Accommodations

If you need help with housing or are having academic problems as a result of your assault, CARE Advocates can work with other UCR departments to help you obtain accommodations.

  • Housing
  • Academic
  • Transportation

Referrals

CARE Advocates will connect you to appropriate on- and off-campus services to help you get information, stay safe and heal.

  • Psychological Counseling
  • Medical Assistance
  • Rape Crisis Centers
  • Domestic Violence Organizations

Local SART Facilities

Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is a survivor-sensitive program that responds to sexual assaults in the community. The SART team consists of the following:

  • A nurse examiner (medical support and evidentiary examination)
  • A law enforcement officer (investigation and emergency assistance)
  • A councelor-advocate (emotional and informational support)
  • Any additional health and law enforcement professionals

 

 

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