Resources

In the event of an emergency, dial 911.

University Resources

STAR Central (Office of Support, Training, Advocacy, and Resources for Sexual and Relationship Violence) https://health.uark.edu/wellness-health/sexualassault.php 

STAR Central is the Office of Support, Training, Advocacy, and Resources housed within the Pat Walker Health Center, Wellness and Health Promotion Department. All services are confidential and made available FREE of charge.

Campus Advocacy services include:

Survivors’ Chat Group (a peer-based support group). To learn more, email survivor@uark.edu

Accompaniment toTitle IX meetings, law enforcement interviews, court hearings, and other meetings to provide compassionate support for the individual

On-call after hour and weekend volunteer staff and faculty victim advocates to provide support during  forensic evidence collection and law enforcement reporting. STAR Central victim advocate will provide follow-up advocacy.

One-on-one confidential advocacy

Referrals to appropriate agencies and professionals based on individual needs

Assistance with navigating reporting systems and care options

Other services as needed

Education services include:

Prevention education programs for classrooms, student groups, campus departments, community, and others

RESPECT peer education program

Social-norming media campaigns

Professional trainings

Outreach and awareness events

Other education programs as needed

Additional Campus Resources:

Pat Walker Health Center Primary Medical and Women’s Clinics (479) 575-4451 http://health.uark.edu

UAPD (University Police) (479) 575-2222  http://uapd.uark.edu

Center for Educational Access http://cea.uark.edu

Dean of Students, Division of Student Affairs http://studentaffairs.uark.edu/

Office of Equal Opportunity & Compliance Title IX Compliance Officer (479) 575-4019 http://oeoc.uark.edu/

Student Standards and Conduct http://ethics.uark.edu/

Title IX https://titleix.uark.edu/resources.php

U of A Cares http://uofacares.uark.edu/

University Housing http://housing.uark.edu/

 

Campus Counseling Options:

CAPS (Counseling & Psychological Services) 24 hr emergency line (479) 575-5276 http://health.uark.edu 

Counselor-in-Residence Program (counseling option for students living in University Housing) http://housing.uark.edu/Residence_Education/Counselors_In_Residence.php

The Psychological Clinic (located in Memorial Hall) (479) 575-4258 https://fulbright.uark.edu/departments/psychological-science/psychological-clinic/index.php

 

Community Services

Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault https://acasa.us/

Arkansas Commission on Child Abuse, Rape, and Domestic Violence http://accardv.uams.edu/

Arkansas Crisis Center http://www.arcrisis.org/

Northwest Arkansas Center for Sexual Assault http://nwasexualassault.org/

Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter (domestic violence) http://nwawomensshelter.org/

Peace at Home Family Shelter (domestic violence) http://peaceathomeshelter.org/

 

 

NWA Legal Aid Options        

Benton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office http://www.bentoncountyar.gov/BCHome.aspx?info=Agency/Info/PAInfo.html&page=Agency/ProsecutingAttorney/default.aspx

Center for Arkansas Legal Services & Legal Aid of Arkansas http://www.arlegalservices.org/

Washington County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office https://www.co.washington.ar.us/government/departments-f-z/prosecuting-attorney

Washington County Victim Assistance Office https://www.co.washington.ar.us/index.aspx?page=86

 

National Resources 

National Human Trafficing Hotline https://humantraffickinghotline.org/

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence http://www.nrcdv.org/

National Sexual Assault Hotline https://www.rainn.org/get-help/national-sexual-assault-hotline

National Sexual Violence Resource Center http://www.nsvrc.org/

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network https://www.rainn.org/

Stalking Resource Center https://www.victimsofcrime.org/our-programs/stalking-resource-center

The National Center for Victims of Crime https://www.victimsofcrime.org/home

The National Domestic Violence Hotline http://www.thehotline.org/

International Resources

If you are studying abroad, help is available. Please contact one of these organizations when in need of help outside of the United States.

Sexual Assault Support and Help for Americans Abroad (SASHAA)
1-866-USWOMEN (879-6636)
http://sashaa.org/

Pathways to Safety
https://pathwaystosafety.org