Confidential Support

Confidential Support Options

Center for Advocacy, Prevention & Empowerment (CAPE)

CAPE helps individuals overcome the impact of abuse in order to accomplish academic, professional, and personal goals. CAPE prioritizes and values people’s autonomy to make decisions that are best for them.

CAPE's campus location will be shared once an appointment is confirmed.

Phone: (310) 243-2567

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (after-hours appointments available upon request.)

CSUDH Student Psychological Services (registered CSUDH students)

Provides a variety of psychological services, including counseling and groups.

Location: Student Health Center, Bldg. 25 | SPS Website | Phone: (310) 243-3818

LifeMatters/Empathia (Employee Assistance Program for CSUDH State Employees)

24/7 Hotline: (800) 367-7474 | Website  (code: DHToros)

  • 3 free counseling sessions with a licensed mental health care professional
  • Legal consultation, referrals, and services
  • Financial and credit counselors
  • Resources are confidential; employer will not know who accessed services. LifeMatters only reports numbers and demographics.
  • Local resources (shelters)

Off-Campus and Online Confidential Resources available 24/7

Sexual Abuse/Assault

If you are in immediate danger call 911

YWCA of Greater Los Angeles Sexual Assault Services (local)

24/7 Hotline: (877) 943-5778 | Website 

Program & Services: Seeking to improve the quality of life for those victimized by sexual assault, we strive to expand awareness in the community on issues related to sexual violence. In a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere, the YWCA GLA offers rape survivors the support they need and extends this support to family and friends. The program also strives to provide information on the rape trauma syndrome and refer survivors to appropriate medical, legal, and social services.

Services are provided for those 12 years of age and up at three different program locations: Compton, South Los Angeles, and South Bay/Long Beach. Student interns and volunteers, certified by the State of California with particular emphasis on cultural diversity and sensitivity, provide program services.

*If a sexual assault has occurred within the last 120 hours (5 days) YWCA can provide information and access to sexual assault forensic exams. Contact the YWCA hotline for immediate support.*

RAINN (national)

24/7 Hotline: (800) 656-4673
English Online Hotline | Spanish Online Hotline
Program & ServicesRAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (contact info above) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

*RAINN’s website has extensive information about sexual assault: definitions, what do to, how to help, and prevention strategies.*

Intimate Partner Harm/Dating and Domestic Violence

If you are in immediate danger call 911

Rainbow Services (local)

24/7 Hotline: (310) 547-9343

Trauma-informed services include:

  • 24 hour hotline
  • Advocacy
  • Emergency Shelter / Transitional Housing
  • Legal Services
  • Support Groups / Individual Counseling
  • Children’s Enrichment

The National Domestic Violence Hotline (national)

24/7 Hotline: (800) 799-7233 | Website

Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Callers to The Hotline at 1 (800) 799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly trained, experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information, and referral services in more than 200 languages. Visitors to this site can find information about domestic violence, safety planning, local resources, and ways to support the organization.

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