Resources 

If you have experienced a sexual assault or violence in a dating or intimate relationship, the most important thing you can do is get to a safe place. If you believe you or anyone else is in immediate danger, call 911 as soon as possible.

Manchester University has a community of resources to support all community members, each is listed below with identified confidentiality levels. 



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FAQ: Title IX Questions 

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Victim Advocate
Heidi Vandermark Care Advocate

Heidi Vandermark
Success Center 202J hjvandermark@manchester.edu260-982-5415

Confidential


What is a Victim Advocate?

A victim advocate is a confidential, supportive resource meant to protect and minimize the burden on the complainant. They focus on supporting and advocating for the needs of the victim, including but not limited to emotional support, assistance with protection orders, court advocacy, guidance through the criminal justice system, safety planning, community resource referrals, support for loved ones, therapeutic counseling referral, and safe shelter referral.

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University Pastor
Houff Bekah

Rebekah Houff
Petersime Chapel 
rlhouff@manchester.edu
260-982-5243

 

Confidential


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University Counseling
April White

April White
JYSC 202G
adwhite@manchester.edu
260-982-5888

Confidential


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North Manchester Campus Safety

260-982-5999

Clark Computer Center

Non-Confidential


Fort Wayne

Campus Security

260-266-1800

Non-Confidential


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Sexual Assault Treatment Center

Open 24 hours
1420 Kirrway Ct. Fort Wayne, IN 46805 260-423-2222

https://www.fwsatc.org/

Confidential

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Parkview
Hospital  ER

Wabash: Emergency Room
(Open 24 Hours)
911
10 John Kissinger Dr. Wabash, IN 46992
260-563-3131

Fort Wayne: Emergency Room
(Open 24 Hours)
91111109 Parkview Plaza Dr. Fort Wayne, IN 46845

https://www.parkview.com/

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North Manchester Police Dept.

911

Address: 709 W Main St, North Manchester, IN 46962

Non-Emergency-Phone: (260) 982-855

Circumstantial


Fort Wayne Police Dept.

911

Address: 1 E Main St 108, Fort Wayne, IN 46803

Non-Emergency-Phone:
(260) 427-1222

Circumstantial


 

Community Resources 

Online Chat Resources (can be accessed from computer or phone)

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 If you do decide to report the event, we recommend considering the following options:

  • Speak with a Mandated Reporter. These are MU employees (faculty, staff, vendor, and contractors) that are NOT listed as a confidential on-campus resource above).

  • **Manchester University strives to uphold privacy and confidentiality as much as possible and only shares information received with those who have a need to know in order to respond.  Individuals who desire anonymity in discussing and seeking assistance about sexual misconduct should contact and/or be referred to a confidential employee.**

    Adapted from "Get Help" (2017). Indiana University Stop Sexual Violence. Retrieved from http://stopsexualviolence.iu.edu/help/index.html.