Sexual Violence Response

Current Hours

The SVR Lerner 700 office is available for walk-ins during business hours. We also continue to offer virtual appointments. Please call 212-854-3500 to schedule a virtual appointment.

For urgent or after-hours support, please call the 24/7 helpline (212-854-HELP/4357) to speak with an advocate.  Click here for assistance calling internationally.

Last updated: Monday, August 24, 2020. 12:00PM

Upcoming SVR Events

There are no upcoming events.

Services Offered

 

GET HELP

24/7 support is available 365 days a year via the SVR Helpline at 212-854-HELP (4357). Click here for assistance calling internationally.

 

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SEXUAL VIOLENCE RESPONSE

SVR provides trauma-informed, confidential support through crisis counseling/intervention, advocacy, prevention, and outreach focused on interpersonal violence and harassment. Our mission is to eradicate all forms of gender-based violence. Through collective community action, SVR is committed to social change and creating a culture of accountability.

Advocacy

Empowering survivors and co-survivors of violence by providing options and supporting their choices.

Prevention

Stopping violence before it starts by fostering healthy attitudes, actions, and norms through education and by encouraging community responsibility. Request a student workshop or training. 

Outreach

Providing the campus community with information and resources. Request a staff workshop.

Columbia Health Annual Report

Read highlights from the Columbia Health Annual Report.

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SVR reached 15,249 students, employees, and community members through in-person trainings and educational programs.

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63,849 people engaged with Relationship Violence Awareness purple lights at Lerner Hall sponsored by SVR.

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SVR facilitated 20 virtual educational programs and saw a 17% increase in participation compared to the same period last year.

Volunteer With Us

Peer educators and peer advocates are students of all gender identities committed to preventing sexual and intimate partner violence and educating their peers about healthy relationships and sexuality. The work of these students supports our mission of  advocacy, prevention, and outreach.

Learn more about our peer education and peer advocate programs and about interning with us.

 

HISTORY OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE RESPONSE

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Sexual Violence Response & the Rape Crisis/Anti-Violence Support Center (SVR) at Columbia University works to provide direct services and support to survivors and co-survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and other forms of gender-based violence, as well as prevention programming to members of the campus community.

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Sexual Violence Response at Columbia

Our Locations

Sexual Violence Response - CUIMC
Sexual Violence Response - CUIMC
Sexual Violence Response - CUIMC
Sexual Violence Response - CUIMC
Sexual Violence Response - Morningside
Sexual Violence Response - Morningside
Sexual Violence Response - Morningside
Sexual Violence Response - Morningside
Sexual Violence Response - Morningside
Sexual Violence Response - Barnard
Sexual Violence Response - Barnard
Sexual Violence Response - Barnard
Sexual Violence Response - Barnard
Sexual Violence Response - Barnard
Sexual Violence Response - Barnard
Insurance Office
Insurance Office
Insurance Office
Insurance Office
Insurance Office
Insurance Office
Insurance Office
Insurance Office
Insurance Office
Insurance Office
Insurance Office
Insurance Office - Drop-in Hours
Insurance Office - Drop-in Hours
Insurance Office - Drop-in Hours
Insurance Office - Drop-in Hours
Insurance Office - Drop-in Hours
Insurance Office - Drop-in Hours
Insurance Office - Drop-in Hours
Insurance Office - Drop-in Hours
Insurance Office - Drop-in Hours
Insurance Office - Drop-in Hours
Insurance Office - Drop-in Hours
Medical Services
Medical Services
Medical Services
Medical Services
Medical Services
Disability Services — Morningside (Virtual/In-person by Appointment Only)
Disability Services — Morningside (Virtual/In-person by Appointment Only)
Disability Services — Morningside (Virtual/In-person by Appointment Only)
Disability Services — Morningside (Virtual/In-person by Appointment Only)
Disability Services — Morningside (Virtual/In-person by Appointment Only)
Disability Services — Morningside (Virtual/In-person by Appointment Only)
Disability Services — CUIMC (Virtual/In-person by Appointment Only)
Disability Services — CUIMC (Virtual/In-person by Appointment Only)
Disability Services — CUIMC (Virtual/In-person by Appointment Only)
Disability Services — CUIMC (Virtual/In-person by Appointment Only)
Disability Services — CUIMC (Virtual/In-person by Appointment Only)
Disability Services — CUIMC (Virtual/In-person by Appointment Only)
Problem-Solving drop-in: Jerome Greene Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: Jerome Greene Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: Jerome Greene Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: 100 Carman Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: 100 Carman Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: 100 Carman Hall
CPS Main Office
CPS Main Office
CPS Main Office
CPS Main Office
CPS Main Office
Urgent Mental Health Concerns drop-in: Lerner 5
Urgent Mental Health Concerns drop-in: Lerner 5
Urgent Mental Health Concerns drop-in: Lerner 5
Urgent Mental Health Concerns drop-in: Lerner 5
Problem-Solving drop-in: Intercultural Resource Center
Problem-Solving drop-in: Intercultural Resource Center
Problem-Solving drop-in: Intercultural Resource Center
Problem-Solving drop-in: Broadway Residence Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: Broadway Residence Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: 600 W. 113th St.
Problem-Solving drop-in: 600 W. 113th St.
Problem-Solving drop-in: 600 W. 113th St.
Problem-Solving drop-in: 115 Hartley Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: 115 Hartley Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: 210 East Campus
Problem-Solving drop-in: 210 East Campus
Problem-Solving drop-in: 210 East Campus
Problem-Solving drop-in: Uris Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: Uris Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: Uris Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: 530 Mudd Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: 530 Mudd Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: 530 Mudd Hall
Problem-Solving drop-in: International Affairs Building
Problem-Solving drop-in: International Affairs Building
Problem-Solving drop-in: International Affairs Building
Sexual and Gender Identity drop-in: Lerner 5
Sexual and Gender Identity drop-in: Lerner 5
Sexual and Gender Identity drop-in: Lerner 5
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
Alice! Health Promotion
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Virtual Drop-in Hours
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)
GHAP Office Hours (Virtual, by appointment)

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