On-Campus Resources

Emory University Respect Program
(404) 727 1514

Title IX Coordinator for Students, Carolyn Livingston, PhD
(404) 727-7195 ,


Title IX Coordinator for Faculty & Staff, Danielle Dempsey-Swopes

Emory University Hospital – Emergency Dept.                                          
(404) 712 7100

Emory Police Department                                                                           
(404) 727 6111

Emory University Student Counseling Center                                     
(404) 727 7450

Emory University Student Health Services                                                 
(404) 727 7551

Emory University Helpline                                                                         
(404) 727 4357
Run by trained Emory students. 8:00pm-1:00am during regular academic year.

Off-Campus Resources

Rape Crisis Centers and Helplines
These organizations provide crisis intervention support via hotlines twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week, unless otherwise noted.

DeKalb Rape Crisis Center: hotline                                                                
(404) 377 1428
DeKalb Rape Crisis Center: Decatur office                                                    
(404) 377 1429
The Center also provides long-term counseling at their office in downtown Decatur.

Grady Rape Crisis Center: hotline                                                                   
(404) 616 4861
Grady Rape Crisis Center: office                                                                    
(404) 616 3521

Gwinnett Sexual Assault Center: hotline                                                         
(770) 476-7407
Gwinnett Sexual Assault Center: office                                                          
(770) 497 9122
GSAC is a full-service facility offering crisis intervention support on their 24/7 hotline, counseling, and evidence collection through forensic exam (rape kits).

International Women’s House: hotline                                                         
(770) 413 5557
IWH can offer help with multilingual, culturally sensitive crisis intervention, legal advocacy, medical accompaniment, counseling, and temporary shelter to immigrant women who have experienced sexual assault and/or relationship violence.

Rape, Incest and Abuse National Network (RAINN): hotline                      
(800) 656 4673                                                                                                                       
(800) 656 HOPE
RAINN will connect callers to their nearest rape crisis center. They also offer an online hotline where survivors can talk to a trained volunteer via an instant messaging service.

Medical Facilities

DeKalb Medical Center Emergency Dept.                                                      
(404) 501 1000
2701 N. Decatur Rd, Decatur, 30033
This is the recommended facility for survivors of sexual assault. DeKalb Medical has physicians and nurses who are well trained in conducting the forensic exam (rape kit) for evidence collection.

Feminist Women’s Health Center                                                                   
(404) 728 7900
Feminist Women’s Health Center: toll free                                                   
(800) 877 6013
1924 Cliff Valley Way, NE, Atlanta, 30329                                     
The Center cannot collect forensic evidence for rape kits but can conduct medical examinations and provide some treatment to survivors, including FTM, transmasculine, and intersex survivors. LGBTQI-friendly.


Relationship Violence Resources

International Women’s House: 24/7 hotline                                                 
(770) 413 5557
IWH can offer help with multilingual, culturally sensitive crisis intervention, legal advocacy, medical accompaniment, counseling, and temporary shelter to immigrant women who have experienced sexual assault and/or relationship violence.

National Dating Abuse Helpline                                                                     
(866) 331 9474
National Dating Abuse Helpline - TTY                                                           
(866) 331 8453
The website also has an online chat function where survivors can talk to a trained volunteer via an instant messaging service.

National Domestic Violence Hotline                                                            
(800) 799 7233
National Domestic Violence Hotline – TTY                                                
(800) 787 3224                                          

Men Stopping Violence                                                                             
(404) 270 9894
MSV provide educational programs and support for male perpetrators of relationship violence.

Raksha: helpline                                                                                        
(404) 842 0725
Raksha: office                                                                                                
(404) 876 0670
Raksha offers crisis intervention and support to survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence in Atlanta’s South Asian community. Note that Raksha’s helpline is not 24/7.

Partnership Against Domestic Violence: Atlanta 24/7 hotline                    
(404) 873 1766
Partnership Against Domestic Violence: Gwinnett 24/7 hotline                  
(770) 963 9799
Partnership Against Domestic Violence: Georgia hotline                                   
(800) 334 2836
Partnership Against Domestic Violence: office                                              
(404) 870 9600
PADV offers emergency housing, legal advocacy, referrals, support groups, benefits assistance, and reconstructive surgery for survivors who have sustained injuries perpetrated by their abuser.

United 4 Safety                                                                                              
(404) 200 5957
U4S provides support and resources to LGBTQQI survivors of relationship violence via their helpline. If you call them and leave a message, an advocate will call you back within 24 hours.


Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence: hotline                   
(404) 688 9436

Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence: office                        
(404) 370 7670
WRCDV offers temporary housing and legal advocacy for women and children experiencing relationship and family violence. Their 24/7 hotline is for women in the metro Atlanta area.


Stephanie Cook, LMSW                                                                                 
(678) 999 3390

Tana Hall (LPC)                                                                                             
(404) 496 8262
Therapist specializing in working with LGBT clients.

Mosaic Counseling                                                                                        
(404) 286 1177  
Debbie Lillard Liam, LCSW specializes in trauma recovery therapy for intimate partner violence (including same-sex IPV), rape, incest, and sexual assault. 

Law Enforcement and Related Services

Crime Victims Compensation Program                                                           
(800) 547 0060

Atlanta Police Department: non-emergency                                                    
(404) 614 6544
Atlanta Police Department: Major Crimes incl. Special Victims                 
(404) 546 7896

City of Decatur Police Department: non-emergency                                       
(404) 373 6551

DeKalb Police Department: non-emergency                                                   
(678) 937 2852 
DeKalb Police Department: Special Victims                                                   
(770) 724 7710