Dean of Students

Red Square Clark University Worcester MA

Sexual Assault/Relationship Abuse Resources

Medical Services

Confidential physical health services are available, including physical exams and testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and pregnancy.

Health Services
(508) 793-7467

Advocacy Services

Advocates provide confidential information about sexual assault and relationship abuse, including referrals and a list of potential options that survivors have legally, medically, and psychologically.

Clark Anti-Violence Education Program
(508) 793-7790

TOPICS (student-led peer support program)

Counseling/Psychological Services

Confidential and free individual therapy is available to students, including education regarding normal reactions to sexual assault and relationship abuse and how to cope with distress.

University Counseling Services
(508) 793-7678

Law Enforcement

University Police will investigate the allegation/incident. Criminal and/or internal judicial charges may result.

University Police
(508) 793-7575

Housing Services

Room change requests and other housing options may be discussed here:

Residential Life and Housing
(508) 793-7453

Judicial Services

A complaint that involves a possible violation of the Code of Student Conduct may be handled by the Dean of Students, the Dean's designee, the Sexual Misconduct Hearing Board, or the University Judicial Board. In cases of intoxication, alcohol poisoning or suspected overdose, the primary concern is the health and safety of the person(s) involved.

Dean of Students Office
(508) 793-7423

Title IX Officer

The Title IX Office is the university official designated to receive and investigate complaints related to sexual violence on campus.

Jacqueline Capomacchio
(508) 793-7294


Medical Services

These providers can offer physical exams and provide sexual and reproductive health services (e.g., STI and pregnancy testing). Additionally, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) are available to collect evidence in case an individual would like to pursue criminal charges. These resources are confidential.

UMass Memorial Hospital Emergency Room/SANE Nurse
(508) 334-1000

UMass Memorial University Campus/SANE Nurse
(508) 334-1000

St. Vincent's Hospital Emergency Room /SANE Nurse
(508) 363-5000

Planned Parenthood
(800) 258-4448

Counseling/Advocacy Services

These providers can offer confidential counseling, advocacy, and other services.

Sexual Assault: Pathways for Change
(800) 870-5905 (24hr hotline)

Relationship Abuse: Daybreak Domestic Violence Services
(508) 755-9030 (24-hr hotline)

Court Advocacy

These services provide confidential support, help with access to, and explanation of legal process and court procedures for victims of crime.

Daybreak / SAFEPLAN (assistance with restraining orders)
(508) 831-2168

Victim Witness Program (advocate from DA's office)
(508) 755-8601

Law Enforcement

Police will investigate the allegation/incident. Criminal charges may result.

Worcester Police
(508) 799-8606

Daybreak / Worcester Intervention Network (WIN)
(508) 799-8610

Legal Assistance

These confidential services offer legal advice and provide direct legal representation to survivors of relationship abuse and sexual assault.

Community Legal Aid
(508) 752-3722

Victim Rights Law Center
(617) 399-6720

Massachusetts Justice Project (legal advice and referrals)
(508) 831-9888

Financial Assistance

Confidential financial assistance may be available for costs related to medical care, mental health counseling, and other expenses through the Victims of Violent Crime Compensation Program, which operates out of the Attorney General's Office.

Victim Compensation
(508) 755-8601