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UC Berkeley

  • 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.
      • Care Line for 24/7 urgent support: 510-643-2005
  • Ombuds Office for Students & Postdoctoral Appointees
    • The Ombuds Office can be your first step, your last resort, or anything in between. If you wish assistance sorting through a campus-related conflict or concern, please contact us. The Ombudsperson will listen to your concerns, serve as a sounding board, discuss your options with you, and help you get a new perspective and determine the next steps to take. The office is strictly confidential and no one will know you have spoken with us unless you wish them to. The only exception to this confidentiality is where there appears to be imminent risk of serious harm or danger.
      • For appointments call 510-642-5754
  • Staff Ombuds Office
    • The Staff Ombuds Office serves all Staff, Non-Senate Academics, as well as Faculty who perform management functions. Services include individual assistance, mediation, training, group work, systemic change, and outreach.
      • For more information or to make an initial appointment, please call (510) 642-7823 (2-STAF).
  • University Health Services (TANG Center)
    • Gold Folder for Faculty & Staff: Faculty and staff are in a unique position to demonstrate care and compassion for students in distress. The purpose of this folder is to help you recognize potential symptoms of distress and identify appropriate campus resources to refer students to.
    • 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
  • UC Berkeley Unions
    • The University of California, Berkeley currently has 16 different bargaining units on campus. Each bargaining unit has a separate contract with a union that represents all employees covered under that unit. Contact your union to determine what support or representation they provide their members related to experiences of harm, discrimination, harassment, or assault.

Community & National

  • Bay Area Women Against Rape
    • BAWARD is Alameda County’s community rape crisis center offering advocacy and counseling to folks in Alameda County who have experienced sexual violence. BAWAR has a 24/7 crisis line in both English and Spanish.
      • 24/7 Crisis Hotline 510-845-7273
  • Family Violence Law Center
    • FVLC provides survivor-centered legal advocacy and assistance for individuals who have experienced intimate partner violence or sexual assault. They have a 24/7 crisis line for people living in Alameda County.
      • 24/7 Crisis Hotline 1-800-947-831 for people living in Alameda County, CA
  • Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD)
    • 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.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    • The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
  • California Department Fair Employment & Housing
    • The Department of Fair Employment and Housing is the state agency charged with enforcing California’s civil rights laws. The mission of the DFEH is to protect the people of California from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations and from hate violence and human trafficking.