Resources for You

CARE can connect you with the resources you need to keep yourself safe and heal, including medical assistance, counseling and legal services.

If you're in immediate danger, call 911. CARE advocates are available Monday through Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm at (951) 827-6225.



On Campus

CARE Advocates
Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education (CARE)
Phone: (951) 827-6225

Monday- Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Veitch Student Center, North Wing
Hours: Monday–Friday, 8am–5pm
Phone: (951) 827-5531 or (951) UCR-TALK (827-8255) (24/7)
UCR Office of the Ombuds
Surge 390
Phone: (951) 827-3213


UC Police Department, Riverside (UCPD)
3500 Canyon Crest Dr.
Emergency (Police, Fire, Medical): 911
Phone: (951) 827-5222
Email: (not monitored 24 hours a day)

Title IX Office
Surge 349
Phone: (951) 827-7070

LGBT Resource Center (LGBTRC
245 Costo Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2267
Women’s Resource Center (WRC)
260 Costo Hall
Phone: (951) 827-3337

Medical Attention
Student Health Services (SHS)
Veitch Student Center
Phone: (951) 827-3031
24/7 Nurse Line: (877) 351-3457
Visa & Immigration Information
Undocumented Student Programs
224 Costo Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2193
International Students and Scholars Office (ISS)
Surge 321
Phone: (951) 827-4113
Help with Temporary/Permanent Disabilities
Student Disability Resource Center 
125 Costo Hall
Phone: (951) 827-3861

Campus Safety Escort Services (CSES)

  • Call dispatch at (951) 827-3772.
  • Pick up any red phone on campus that reads “Campus Safety Escort Service.” You’ll either be connected to dispatch (during hours), or UCPD (after hours).
  • Visit dispatch at the HUB information desk or Rivera Library to request a safety escort.
  • If you see a safety escort on campus (yellow shirt and ID badge), wave them down. They will walk you to your destination.
  • Hours: Sunday–Thursday from dark to 11:30pm
  • For campus escort assistance after 11:30pm, call UCPD at (951) 827-5222.

Off Campus

Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center (RARCC)
1845 Chicago Ave., Ste. A
Riverside, CA 92507
24/7 Hotline: (951) 686-RAPE (7273) or (866) 686-7273 (toll-free)

  • Offers free, confidential services to survivors, their friends and families, and professionals ages 12 or older, including counseling and medical accompaniment.

Alternatives to Domestic Violence (ADV)
24/7 Hotline: (951) 683-0829 in Riverside or (800) 339-SAFE (7233) countywide

  • Offers services including a 24-hour crisis line, emergency and transitional housing, outreach services to victims of domestic violence, individual and group counseling, life skills and job training, child development services, child and teen counseling, and a range of training programs for legal professionals, first responders and employers in the identification of and response to domestic violence.


Riverside County Family Justice Center
3900 Orange St.
Riverside, CA, 92501
Phone: (951) 955-6100

  • Provides a safe place for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child and elder abuse. The center is there to discuss your options about safety, emotional well-being and your legal rights as a victim of a crime, and will serve as your guide to getting connected with a variety of available resources.

Your privacy and safety are crucial. Please make sure you're in a safe place and that you're using a secure device and Internet connection. Please note that while these organizations have taken numerous measures to keep your communications safe while using their sites, no Internet transmission is 100-percent secure.

RAINN Online Hotline
The RAINN Online Hotline provides confidential, one-on-one crisis support for anyone affected by sexual assault. The organization also offers support via phone.

Loveisrespect Online Hotline
The Loveisrespect Online Hotline provides confidential, one-on-one crisis support to young people with questions and concerns about their dating relationships. The organization also offers support via phone and text.

1in6 Online SupportLine for Men
The 1in6 Online SupportLine offers crisis intervention and support to men seeking immediate information and resources related to unwanted sexual experiences in childhood. The organization also offers online Peer SupportGroups.


Self-Help Resources
Power and Control Wheel by Loveisrespect
The Power and Control Wheel is a tool that helps explain the different ways an abusive partner can use power and control to manipulate a relationship. Click on a spoke of the wheel to learn more about one of the forms of abuse, including examples and red flags.

Quiz: How would you help? by Loveisrespect
Helping a person in an abusive relationship is sometimes frustrating. Be patient. Maybe they'll come around and maybe they won't. But by trying to help, you show your friend that you support them and can be trusted. Remember it's difficult and scary to leave an unhealthy relationship. Take this quiz to find out how ready and willing you are to help.

Quiz: Is my relationship healthy? By Loveisrespect
Everyone deserves to be in a safe and healthy relationship. Do you know if your relationship is healthy? Answer yes or no to these quiz questions to find out.

Quiz: Am I a good partner? by Loveisrespect
Are you a good partner? Answer yes or no to these quiz questions to find out.

Quiz: Can abusers change? by Loveisrespect
Is your relationship becoming abuse-free? Answer yes or no to these questions to find out.