Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Committee

The Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (SVSH) Prevention Committee aims to foster a safe and inclusive climate at the School of Public Health.

Sponsored by the Assistant Dean for Administration, the committee is made up of students, staff, and faculty representatives that collaborate and engage with individuals from across the school. The committee aims to include as many perspectives and lived experiences as possible when designing and implementing prevention activities.

Campus Resources for SVSH

PATH to Care Center

The PATH to Care Center provides affirming, empowering, and confidential support for survivors and those who have experienced gendered violence, including: sexual harassment, dating and intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sexual exploitation. Confidential advocates bring a non-judgmental, caring approach to exploring all options, rights, and resources. Services are provided at free-of-charge. They can connect people seeking assistance to resources and can accompany them to appointments, including medical, legal, administrative, and academic appointments.

Visit the PATH to Care Center website

Advocate Appointments:

Set up an appointment with the advocate by calling (510) 642-1988.

The Care Line for 24/7 urgent support:

Phone: (510) 643-2005

Website: care.berkeley.edu

Survivors Support

For comprehensive information about resources for victims/survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and intimate partner violence, including medical and counseling information, please visit the Sexual Harassment & Violence Support and Education page.

University Health Services (Tang Center)

The University Health Services, Tang Center provides comprehensive medical, mental health, insurance and health promotion services to all Berkeley students, and a variety of health programs for faculty and staff

Advice Nurse

(510) 643-7197

Urgent Medical Care

(510) 642-3188

After Hours

(855) 817-5667

Social Services

(510) 642-6074

Be Well at Work Employee Assistance for Faculty & Staff

(510) 643-7754

Visit the University Health Services website

Office for Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination

The Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD) is responsible for ensuring the University provides an environment for faculty, staff, and students that is free from discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence.  OPHD takes reports alleging discrimination and harassment on the basis of categories including race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation/identity, including allegations of sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Office: (510) 643-7985

Email: ask_ophd@berkeley.edu

Visit the Office for Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination website

More information the SVSH Prevention Committee is forthcoming. If you are a member of the SPH community and would like to get involved, please email Marissa McKool.