Resources

On Campus Resources

Confidential

These services are confidential and are not required to report university-related sexual harassment complaints to the Title IX Coordinator unless there are special circumstances. The exceptions to this confidentiality are situations in which there are concerns about the student’s or others’ safety, or the survivor is a minor. In such situations, incident information pertinent to the student’s, others’, or the minor’s safety will be disclosed to university administrators responsible for helping keep the student, campus community, or minor safe; all other information will remain confidential. 

Health and Counseling Services
540-362-6444, hcs@hollins.edu, lower level of Turner
Academic year schedule:  Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Health and Counseling can provide treatment for injuries, prescriptions and products for birth control, information about prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, and other health and counseling services.

University Chaplain and Director of Belonging
Kaiya Jennings
jenningskm@hollins.edu
540-362-6665
duPont Chapel

Additional On-Campus Resources

If one of these departments are contacted, the complaint may have limited confidentiality, and will likely be investigated.

Academic Services
Associate Vice President for Student Success
Michael Gettings
540-362-6414
mgettings@hollins.edu

Hollins University Security Department
540-362-6419 for nonemergencies,
540-362-6911 for emergencies
https://security.press.hollins.edu/
Botetourt Hall 

Vice President for Student Success, Well-being, and Belonging and Title IX Coordinator
Nakeshia N. Williams
williamsnn1@hollins.edu
540-362-6587
Mary Rowland Lounge, Moody

Director of HU Connect
Chanelle Sears
540-362-6069
searsct@hollins.edu
duPont Chapel

Dean of Students
Megan Canfield
540-362-6018
canfieldm@hollins.edu
Moody #2

Director of Human Resources
Alicia Godzwa
540-362-6660
agodzwa@hollins.edu
Botetourt Hall


Off-Campus Resources
Confidential

These services are confidential and are not required to report university-related sexual harassment complaints to the Title IX Coordinator unless there are special circumstances. 

Health Services

These hospitals can provide treatment for injuries, preventative treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, and other health services. Survivors have the option of seeking medical treatment in order to preserve evidence should they decide to report the incident to the appropriate law enforcement agency for possible prosecution of the offender(s) and/or to obtain a protective order. The providers below can provide rape kits, and have sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs) on staff.

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
540-981-7000
www.carilionclinic.org/hospitals/carilion-roanoke-memorial-hospital

Lewis Gale Medical Center (hospital)
540-776-4000
www.lewisgale.com/locations/lewisgale-medical-center

Counseling/Mental Heath Services

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare
540-343-3007 (general number) or 540-981-9351 (crisis services)
www.brbh.org

Family Service of Roanoke Valley
540-563-5316
www.fsrv.org
(This is also the Employee Assistance Program provider. Employees can contact HR for details.)

CONNECT (Carilion Clinic Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Dept.)
540-981-8181 or 800-284-8898
www.carilionclinic.org/connect

RESPOND (LewisGale Center for Behavioral Health)
540-776-1100 or 800-541-9992
www.lewisgale.com/service/respond-assessment-and-referral-system

Survivor Advocacy — immediate and ongoing

Sexual Assault Response and Awareness (SARA) – Roanoke
540-981-9352
www.sararoanoke.org
Staff and volunteers may be able to accompany survivors to hospitals and health providers. 

Total Action for Progress (TAP) – Roanoke
Help for Escaping Domestic Abuse
540-777-4673

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance
Phone: 800-838-8238, Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline
Phone: 866-356-6998, LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline
Text: 804-793-9999, website: www.vsdvalliance.org, live online chat: www.vadata.org//chat

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
Sexual Assault Survivors’ Resources/National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)’s National Sexual Hotline: Confidential 24/7 Support
National Sexual Assault Hotline: Confidential 24/7/ Support | RAINN
Chat with a representative online at online.rainn.org or call the hotline at 800-656-4673.


Off-Campus Resources
Not Confidential

Security, Law Enforcement, and Legal Assistance

Roanoke County Police Department
540-562-3265 for nonemergencies, 911 for emergencies
www.roanokecountyva.gov/index.aspx?nid=83

Crime Victim/Witness Assistance – Roanoke County and Virginia
540-387-6181 for Roanoke County, 888-887-3418 for Virginia
http://vscc.virginia.gov/crime-victim-witness-rights-card-english.pdf

Commonwealth Attorney and Public Defender – Roanoke County (for criminal matters)
540-387-6174
www.roanokecountyva.gov/2555/Commonwealths-Attorney

Blue Ridge Legal Services (for civil matters)
540-344-2080
www.brls.org


Other Resources

Student Assistance Program
800-633-3353
www.mygroup.com, click “My Portal Login,” click “Work-Life”
Username: “hu1842”
Password: “guest”

Information on the Effects of Sexual Assault on Survivors
The Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
The Effects of Sexual Assault on Survivors
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Impact of Sexual Violence Fact Sheet

Visa and Immigration Assistance through the International Programs Office (for students)
abroad@hollins.edu

Visa and Immigration Assistance through USCIS (for students and employees)
800-375-5283
www.uscis.gov/about-us/contact-us