Interpersonal Violence Prevention Resources

Support for students who are experiencing sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking

If you feel you are in imminent danger or fear a threat of harm, please call 911 immediately.

Campus resources


Campus crime reporting

  • IUPD-IUPUI: Report incidents that happen on campus to 317-274-7911

Report sexual misconduct to campus thorough online forms


Local and national resources

Local resources

  • Centers of Hope: Multiple Locations at area Hospitals in Indianapolis
    • Private, individual, compassionate, and supportive care for survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Provide care, collect forensic evidence, and provide crisis support.
    • Located in the emergency room.

National resources

  • Love is Respect: Specifically created for adolescents and young adults
    • Peer Support Line: 866-331-9474
    • Interactive safety planning tool

Additional resources

Native American survivors

  • The Strong Hearts Native Helpline: For domestic/sexual violence, the helpline is available 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. CT. It is confidential and specifically for Native communities: 1-844-762-8483

Male survivors

Military survivors

  • DoD Safe Helpline:
    • Department of Defense Safe Helpline-24/7 hotline: 877-995-5247
    • Online Helpline: chat one-on-one with a trained Safe Helpline staff member through an anonymous, secure instant-messaging format 24/7.
    • Safe Helpline App: Free mobile resource. Access self-care plans and self-care exercises as well as the other Safe Helpline services with an easy-to-use mobile app. 
    • Safe Help Room: Group chat service that allows survivors of sexual assault in the military to connect with and support one another in a moderated and secure online environment.

LGBTQ+ survivors

  • LGBT National Help Center:
    • LGBT National Hotline: 888-843-4564
    • LGBT National Youth Talkline: 800-246-7743
    • LGBT National Senior Hotline: 888-234-7243