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Resources

Several sources of help and support are available to members of the Stanford community.

A note about confidentiality

All reasonable steps will be taken to safeguard privacy and confidentiality. Click on the Confidential tab to quickly find those who can legally offer confidentiality. Some federal and state laws limit the level of confidentiality that can be maintained. It is always a good idea to review this subject before sharing the details of your concern. In special situations, reporting may be required.

External Reporting to a government agency is also an option. Read more

Resource Role Services Available to Level of Confidentiality
Sexual Harassment Advisers

Provide consultation and information about policy and ways to resolve concerns about sexual harassment

  • Consultation
  • Advice
  • Information
  • Support
  • Receive complaints
All Stanford, Students, Post-docs, Faculty and Staff Confidential to the extent possible
Sexual Harassment Policy Office

Sexual Harassment Policy Office (SHPO)

723-1583; 724-2120
Email: harass@stanford.edu

  • Implement Stanford’s policy
  • Provide consultation
  • Coordinate responses to concerns
  • Educate the university community
  • Consultation
  • Advice
  • Information
  • Support
  • Receive complaints
All Stanford, Students, Post-docs, Faculty and Staff Confidential to the extent possible
SARA: Office of Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse

650.725.1056

Email: saraoffice@stanford.edu

 

Support Stanford students dealing with sexual and relationship violence.

  • Consultation
  • Infomation
  • Referral
  • Outreach
  • Education & training
Students Confidential to the extent possible
Title IX Coordinator

650.497.4955

Email: titleix@stanford.edu

Title IX compliance, including reporting, investigating, monitoring reports re: gender equity, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, relationship abuse.

  • Consultation
  • Information
  • Interim safety accommodation
  • Title IX Investigation
  • Non-academic grievance filing
All Stanford, Students, Post-docs, Faculty and Staff
Stanford Dept. of Public Safety (Police)

Emergency: 911
Main business line: 650.723.9633
Safety/threat assessment

Provide a safe, secure atmosphere at Stanford within the constraints of federal, state and local laws and ordinances.

Informational reporting available

  • Law enforcement
  • Security
  • Safety
  • Crime prevention
  • Emergency services
  • Personal safety advice
All Stanford, Students, Post-docs, Faculty and Staff, Available 24/7 Anonymous
Stanford Ombudspersons:

Main Campus
650.723.3682

 

School of Medicine
650.498.5744

Provide neutral and impartial conflict resolution, and assistance with work-related, academic or administrative concerns.

  • Help identify and evaluate options to resolve problems
  • Help to coordinate informal resolution of concerns and disputes
All Stanford, Students, Post-docs, Faculty and Staff Confidential
Faculty and Staff Help Center

650.723.4577

Provide professional, confidential short-term counseling to Faculty & Staff

  • Professional short-term counseling
Post-docs, Faculty and Staff Confidential
Stanford Sexual Assault Counselors

650.725.9955

Provide free, 24/7 confidential counseling service for Stanford students.

Licensed clinical counselors provide immediate and confidential counseling to Stanford students who have experienced sexual assault or relationship violence.

Students, Available 24/7 Confidential
Residence Deans

650.725.2800

Support network and resources for undergraduate students.

An RA or RF can page the RD 24-hour pager in the event of an after-hours crisis.

  • Consultation
  • Advice
  • Information
  • Support
  • Receive complaints
Students, Available 24/7 Confidential to the extent possible
Office for Religious Life, Deans

650.723.1762

To guide, nurture and enhance spiritual, religious and ethical life within the Stanford community

  • Advice
  • Consultation
  • Information
  • Support
All Stanford, Students, Post-docs, Faculty and Staff Confidential
Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

650.723.3785

Stanford’s counseling center, dedicated to student mental health and well being.

  • Informal discussion,
  • Professional Counseling
Students, Available 24/7 Confidential
Graduate Life Office

650.736.7078

24/7 Pager:

650.723.8222; Ext. 25085

Source of comprehensive, impartial guidance for graduate students

  • Consultation
  • Advice
  • Information
  • Support
  • Receive complaints
Students, Available 24/7 Confidential to the extent possible
YWCA Rape Crisis Hotline

650-493-7273 or 408-287-3000

24-hr crisis line for survivors, family members, and friends.

Provide English and Spanish counseling, shelter, support groups and other services for women and families suffering from relationship abuse.

Advocacy and crisis counseling in cases of rape.

In cases of domestic violence:

  • Residential shelter
  • Clinical counseling
  • Child therapy
  • Violence prevention
  • Support groups
  • Bi-lingual support
All Stanford, Available 24/7 Anonymous, Confidential
Office of Community Standards

650.725.2485

Administer the student judicial process for Stanford

Receives reports of concerns involving students

Students Confidential to the extent possible
Vaden Health Promotion Services

"I Thrive @ Stanford"

650.723.3785

Help students achieve and enjoy a healthy quality of life on campus

  • Individual consultations
  • Workshops and seminars
Students Confidential to the extent possible
LGBT Community Resources Center

650.725.4222

Help LGBT and questioning students thrive at Stanford

  • Outreach
  • Training
  • Education
Students
The Bridge

Email: thebridgepeercounseling@gmail.com

Provide trained peer counselors to guide those in need to develop their own solutions to problems

Peer counseling and support

All Stanford, Students, Available 24/7 Anonymous, Confidential
Women's Community Center at Stanford

650.723.0545

To facilitate the success of women students at Stanford

Opportunites for scholarship, leadership, and activism

All Stanford