Know where to turn. There are people who will listen. Who will act. Who can help. If you witness or are affected by abuse or harassment, there are dedicated resources available to you. Be the one to take a stand against violence by reporting it.
The college identifies key individuals that can serve as a resource in various ways. This includes the Title IX coordinator and deputy Title IX coordinators. These individuals are tasked with coordinating the college’s response and education on the topics of discrimination, harassment, sexual assault, sexual harassment, interpersonal violence and stalking.
Deputy coordinators are located on all of our campuses, and are available to assist students and employees at any time. The resources that deputy Title IX coordinators may provide include, but are not limited to the following:
- Interim measures
- Academic support
- Assistance in contacting law enforcement
- Assistance in contacting community-based confidential support resources
Community Support Resources
Valencia College strives to be a community in which all members can learn and work in a supportive atmosphere. In order to do so, we provide academic accommodations to victims/survivors of all forms of harassment, including sexual harassment, violence and discrimination. To be comprehensive in our support, Valencia works closely with many community-based organizations to provide further support resources.
Stalking and Harassment Assessment and Risk Profile (SHARP)
VICTIM SERVICE CENTER OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
Victim Service Center of Central Florida’s mission is to provide individualized services and resources to victims of sexual assault, violent crime and traumatic circumstances through crisis response, advocacy, therapy and community awareness.
- Crime victim services
- Sexual assault services
- Therapy and support services
- Outreach and prevention services
- Our vision is to transform victims’ lives and prevent violence in our community.
Confidential 24-hour sexual assault hotline:
Harbor House of Central Florida
Harbor House works to prevent and eliminate domestic abuse in Central Florida by providing critical life-saving services to survivors, implementing and advancing best practices, and educating and engaging the community in a united front.
Help Now of Osceola, Inc.
Help Now of Osceola, Inc. provides safe shelter and empowers survivors of domestic violence through counseling and advocacy while promoting violence-free living through community awareness.
Provides a temporary safe shelter for survivors of domestic abuse facing eminent danger.
24 Hour Crisis Line:
BayCare Student Assistance Program
BayCare Health System will improve the health of all we serve through community-owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.
- Academic stress
- Alcohol/drug use
- Peer pressure
- Problems at home
- Work/study schedule
Sometimes life is stressful. We can help.
Confidential toll-free number:
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Receive assistance and support in:
- Depression, anxiety, stress
- Substance abuse
- Workplace problems or conflicts
- Parenting and family issues
Access code: Valencia