Confidential Advocate

What is an advocate?

The RVSP Confidential Advocate facilitates a victim-centered, social justice, and trauma-informed approach to facilitate support and advocacy services for victims and survivors of sexual and/or relationship violence. When seeking support, the confidential advocate’s priority is to ensure the student feels safe, is academically successful, and feels supported.

Advocacy Services Offered

  • Knowing Your Rights
  • Discussing Available Options
  • Seeking Emergency Services (i.e., housing, food, clothing, financial)
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Medical Care Resources
  • Filing a Protective Order
  • Emergency Housing
  • Food Security
  • Safety Planning
  • Assistance with Academic Concerns
  • Legal Services
If you do not see an advocacy service listed above that pertains to what you need, we will absolutely meet with you to learn about the support you are looking for and develop a plan that feels right to you.

Our Promise

Victims and survivors who seek advocacy services will be:
  1. Believed.
  2. Treated with dignity and respect.
  3. Empowered to make all decisions that feel best for them and their survivorship journey.

Quote From Alex Elle

“You’re not a victim for sharing your story. You are a survivor setting the world on fire with your truth. And you never know who needs your light, your warmth and raging courage.”