For Victims of Intimate Partner Violence and/or Sexual Assault

For Victims of Intimate Partner Violence and/or Sexual Assault

Resources for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Assault

If you experience sexual misconduct, intimate partner violence, or stalking, Rowan University will support you.

If you want confidential support visit the Student Health Center, Winans Hall 856-256-4333 or healthcenter@rowan.edu. You may also speak with a counselor at any time. Rowan's Counseling and Psychological Services provides emergency services available to students through the Wellness Center on the Glassboro campus. A counselor is available Monday through Friday during regular office hours for emergency walk-ins. After regular business hours, a counselor is available for emergencies through Public Safety. Just call 856-256-4911 and ask to speak with the Counselor on Call.

For information on how to report a sexual assault to the University: click here.

Community Advocacy Organizations and Service Providers 

Services Empowering Rape Victims (SERV) – provides free counseling services to victims of violence, and also will provide an advocate to accompany victims and witnesses to court appearances. Victims of violence can call this hotline 24/7 and speak to a crisis counselor anonymously|1-866-295-7378 or 856-881-3335

Love is Respect- provides information about how you can recognize an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Offers a 24-hour hotline 1.866.331.9474 | TTY: 1.866.331.8453 | Text: loveis to 22522 | Or visit loveisrespect.org to chat online.

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA) also provides a 24-hour hotline 1-800-601-7200.

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network A free, confidential, national sexual assault hotline 24/7. Call 1-800-656-HOPE. Also offers online chatting with a trained RAINN support specialist, anytime.

Manavi, An organization that supports survivors of violence with a specific focus on the rights and needs of South Asian women.  Provides a safe home for women and children displaced by violence. 24-hour hotline: 1-732-435-1414 

State of New Jersey, Department of Children and Families, Services for Women. Provides services and advocacy for women, including a statewide Domestic Violence Hotline that provides a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week confidential hotline for domestic violence victims and others seeking crisis intervention, information and/or referral services 1 (800) 572-SAFE (7233).       

Community Medical Resources

Gloucester County Sexual Assault Response Team (S.A.R.T.) provides compassionate, coordinated services to victims of sexual assault. Call 856-384-5555 or visit Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office Victim Witness Website.

Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, emergency room and hospital 509 North Broad Street Woodbury, NJ 08096  856-853-2001

Kennedy Hospital 435 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd, Turnersville, NJ 08012 (856) 582-2500

Kennedy and Inspira are both SANE sites (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner). These nurses are specially trained to care for victims of sexual assault and to conduct a medical evidence collection kit.

Legal Resources

Rutgers Law Camden Domestic Violence Law Clinic, 856-255-6425

Department of Justice- Office on Violence Against Women  

New Jersey Victims of Crime Compensation Board (VCCB)

The New Jersey VCCB may help ease the financial burden faced by crime victims. Services covered by the VCCB include benefits for mental health counseling, medical bills, loss of earnings, funeral expenses (up to $5000), crime scene clean-up, relocation expenses, child care/day care services, victims’ rights attorney fees, domestic help, and other victim services related to crimes. 1-877-658-2221.