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If you are in immediate danger, call 911 or the GW Police Department.
Call 202-994-6111 (GWPD)
If you are not in immediate danger, call GW Sexual Assault Response & Consultation (SARC) for help.
If you have been affected by relationship abuse, stalking, or sexual violence, you might be concerned about ongoing safety.
A safety plan is a personalized action plan for ways to stay safe emotionally and physically when you are dealing with an unsafe relationship. Safety planning involves considering how to:
Get Help Making a Safety Plan
One of the most important things you can do is to talk to someone. You don’t have to face abuse and recovery alone.
Contact the Title IX Coordinator or GWPD's Victims' Services Coordinator for help with safety planning.
Safety Planning Resources
Many local and national organizations offer online tools to help think about safety planning.
The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)’s safety planning resources
The National Domestic Violence Hotline’s safety planning resources
Sometimes you might be concerned about who can see your search history or how what you do online is visible to others.
See RAINN’s computer safety instructions for steps to clear your history, make sure your privacy settings are up to date, and to have a safer online presence.
24/7 Sexual Assault Response & Consultation (SARC)
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