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C.A.R.E. Initiative - Victim Resources

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Support Services & 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.


You are not alone. You have options.

We are here to support you and provide you with any desired resources. Deciding whether or not to report an incident isn’t easy. Feel free to take your time with the decision. While you consider your options, please know that there are several options to talk to someone confidentially.

For on-campus resources, please contact:

  • Director of C.A.R.E. Initiative: 260-982-5027
  • MU Counseling Services: 260-982-5888
  • Health Services: 260-982-5306
  • MU Campus Pastor: 260-982-5243
  • On-Campus Victim Advocate (Heidi Vandermark):

For off-campus community partners, please contact the following. 

For online chat resources, please find the following resources that can be accessed from computer or phone:



If you do decide to report the event, you have several options. You can:

  • Report it to campus safety or local law enforcement
  • Contact a Responsible Employee.
  • File a complaint with the Title IX Coordinator, Ali Goetcheus.
  • Use the Report It! form.

If you do report the event to campus authorities, you can ask them to help you notify law enforcement. You can also decline to involve the police.

**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