Sexual Assault Awareness

APASA is committed to bringing awareness to the resources that are available to our students surrounding the issues of sexual assault and harassment. You can also find updates on what our organization is doing to promote a safer environment for our community. This is in response to the call to action for APASA to address sexual assault and harassment in the APIDA community.

To understand how APASA staff fit among these resources, visit APASA Staff Policies Regarding Gender-Based Violence FAQ for more information. 

 

"I experienced sexual assault, what do I do now? - Survivor Decisions Chart will help you find out potential next steps. 

Resources

On-Campus:

Survivor Advocacy Program [Confidential]

Offers confidential support to survivors of sexual assault or gender based violence. Survivors can meet with an advocate to understand their rights and options, and decide how they would like to proceed. Services include: Emotional support. Academic support & accommodations. Help with Title IX reporting & navigation. Assistance getting No Contact Orders on campus. Referrals to Counseling & Psych Services. Connection to Community Resources. Helpful resources. To reach someone at Survivor Advocacy, send an email to survivoradovacy@arizona.edu.

OASIS [Confidential]

Oasis Sexual Assault and Trauma Services (Oasis) provides advocacy, support, and outreach to UA students, staff, and faculty of all genders who are impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. Oasis also offers counseling services for Arizona students and can help direct faculty and other UA staff to off-campus resources if needed.

CAPS [Confidential]

Counseling and Psych Services offers triage, care coordination, consultation, and group workshops such as free guided meditation, bi-weekly person of color meetings, and peace in the pandemic (they will have workshops centered around the election Tuesdays 10/27, 11/3, and 11/10 at 1 pm and Tuesday, 11/3, 11/10, and 11/17 at 9 am)

Women and Gender Resource Center

The mission of the WGRC is to serve as a hub for education, programming, collaborations, and advocacy on issues of gender and equity, giving special attention to the need for preventative measures around sexual assault and violence on our college campus. Our work occurs at the intersection of many identities such as race, class, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and ability.

Domestic Violence Law Clinic 

James E. Rogers College of Law provides free legal services and advice for survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV)

ASUA Student Legal Services (Temporarily Closed)

Free 30 minute consultation with a legal professional for students

Women's Health

Provides routine gynecological visits/exams (Pap testing, STI screening and treatment, performing pelvic/vaginal exams as needed, other lab tests as needed as needed/recommended by provider), contraception options (pills/patch/ring, Depo-Provera. Insertion of IUD's, Nexplanon, diaphragm fitting), gyn procedures (Colposcopy, LEEP, biopsy, treatment of genital warts), evaluation and treatment for a full range of gynecologic problems (including abnormal bleeding, pain, menopause symptoms and breast concerns), transgender health care and hormone therapy

Campus Health [Confidential]

We are committed to promoting health, wellness and safety at The University of Arizona and in the surrounding community by providing quality medical and mental health care, outstanding health education, while assisting the institution in health-related policy development. Campus Health is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.

Tucson Resources:

Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault

Provides crisis services, advocacy, support, therapy and education for individuals and families impacted by sexual trauma. SACASA provides a safe place for survivors to heal, gain strength, learn coping skills, and develop trusting, caring relationships.

Emerge Domestic Violence Program

Provides domestic abuse crisis intervention and housing, prevention, education, support, and advocacy services

Tucson Medical Center

5301 E. Grant (west of Craycroft)

(520) 527-5461

TMC is equipped with a quiet room, so the survivor does not have to wait in the lobby. It is the only hospital specifically equipped to provide Medical Forensic exams.

Southern Arizona Legal Aid

SALA provides services to people with limited financial means.SALA's services include legal counseling and advice concerning legal rights and responsibilities, limited services such as assistance with completing legal documents, outreach, referrals, self-help clinics and representation in court and in administrative hearings.

Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation Anti-Violence Programs

 

Works to prevent, respond to and end all forms of violence against and within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning communities of southern Arizona.

Provide HIV rapid testing, services for those living with HIV, and resource to learn more about HIV.

Planned Parenthood

This health center provides services in the following areas: abortions, abortion referrals, birth control, HIV services, Men’s Health Care, morning-after pill (Emergency Contraception), pregnancy Testing & Services, STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines, and Women’s Health Care. They provide services with or without health insurance, and walk-in hours for emergency contraception (morning after pill), pregnancy testing, and birth control refills.

Tucson Abortion Collective

A Tucson-based collective serving Southern Arizona that provides emotional, physical, informational, and logistical support to people seeking abortion care. Their mission is to, “meet each person where they are to provide informative, compassionate, and inclusive care, while supporting other local and national movements that embrace an intersectional approach to reproductive justice.”

El Rio Reproductive Health Access Project

The new El Rio Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is a grant-funded project to ensure that all young people in Tucson have access to the reproductive health care they need, over their lifetime.

El Rio Health Center also offers a TEEN ONLY clinic Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at its Congress location, 839 W. Congress Street.

Additional Resources:

 

APASA Town Hall: A Call to Action Addressing Sexual Assault in the Community

In response to APASA call to action sent by the student community to address sexual assault in the community.