Frequently Asked Question
There are a variety of on and off campus support services available to individuals who have experienced sexual assault. A brief list of available resources is available below.
On Campus: Non-Confidential
Salem State University Police
Able to take immediate action to help you. They can assist in obtaining a restraining order. Available 24 hours a day.
Dean of Students Office
Meier Hall 245
Able to take action in many areas to protect you, through utilization of the student conduct process.
Title IX Coordinator: Siobhain Feeney
Oversees and ensures compliance of issues related to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.
Atlantic Hall 131
Able to take action to help you, through utilization of the student conduct process.
On Campus: Confidential
Counseling and Health Services
Ellison Campus Center 107
978.542.6410 or 978.542.6413
A confidential resource and can provide medical and counseling services as well as information and support. They can advocate for you with your consent.
The Prevention Education Advocacy Response Program (PEAR): Jessica Stevens
Ellison Campus Center Room 112
24 hour Confidential PEAR Advocate: 978.594.7089 call or text
Provides programs, trainings and advocacy on topics related to sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.
YWCA North Shore Rape Crisis Center
24-hour hotline: 800.922.8772
Free, confidential, and can accompany you to the hospital, police station, and/or court.
Healing Abuse Working for Change (HAWC)
24-hour hotline: 800.547.1649
Free comprehensive services to all individuals experiencing domestic violence.