On Campus Resources
These services are confidential and are not required to report university-related sexual harassment complaints to the Title IX Coordinator unless there are special circumstances. The exceptions to this confidentiality are situations in which there are concerns about the student’s or others’ safety, or the survivor is a minor. In such situations, incident information pertinent to the student’s, others’, or the minor’s safety will be disclosed to university administrators responsible for helping keep the student, campus community, or minor safe; all other information will remain confidential.
Health and Counseling Services
540-362-6444, firstname.lastname@example.org, lower level of Turner
Academic year schedule: Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Health and Counseling can provide treatment for injuries, prescriptions and products for birth control, information about prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, and other health and counseling services.
University Chaplain and Director of Belonging
Additional On-Campus Resources
If one of these departments are contacted, the complaint may have limited confidentiality, and will likely be investigated.
Associate Vice President for Student Success
Hollins University Security Department
540-362-6419 for nonemergencies,
540-362-6911 for emergencies
Nakeshia N. Williams
Vice President for Student Success, Well-being, and Belonging and Title IX Coordinator
Director of HU Connect
Dean of Students
Director of Human Resources
These services are confidential and are not required to report university-related sexual harassment complaints to the Title IX Coordinator unless there are special circumstances.
These hospitals can provide treatment for injuries, preventative treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, and other health services. Survivors have the option of seeking medical treatment in order to preserve evidence should they decide to report the incident to the appropriate law enforcement agency for possible prosecution of the offender(s) and/or to obtain a protective order. The providers below can provide rape kits, and have sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs) on staff.
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Lewis Gale Medical Center (hospital)
Counseling/Mental Heath Services
Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare
540-343-3007 (general number) or 540-981-9351 (crisis services)
Family Service of Roanoke Valley
(This is also the Employee Assistance Program provider. Employees can contact HR for details.)
CONNECT (Carilion Clinic Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Dept.)
540-981-8181 or 800-284-8898
RESPOND (LewisGale Center for Behavioral Health)
540-776-1100 or 800-541-9992
Survivor Advocacy — immediate and ongoing
Sexual Assault Response and Awareness (SARA) – Roanoke
Staff and volunteers may be able to accompany survivors to hospitals and health providers.
Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance
Phone: 800-838-8238, Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline
Phone: 866-356-6998, LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline
Text: 804-793-9999, website: www.vsdvalliance.org, live online chat: www.vadata.org//chat
Security, Law Enforcement, and Legal Assistance
Roanoke County Police Department
540-562-3265 for nonemergencies, 911 for emergencies
Crime Victim/Witness Assistance – Roanoke County and Virginia
540-387-6181 for Roanoke County, 888-887-3418 for Virginia
Commonwealth Attorney and Public Defender – Roanoke County (for criminal matters)
Blue Ridge Legal Services (for civil matters)
Student Assistance Program
www.mygroup.com, click “My Portal Login,” click “Work-Life”
Visa and Immigration Assistance through the International Programs Office (for students)
Visa and Immigration Assistance through USCIS (for students and employees)