Emergency Help

How to Get Help if You Have Been Sexually Assaulted

Any member of the College community who has experienced sexual assault is urged to immediately notify the police and/or seek medical assistance. Taxi vouchers are available at Campus Safety, Emmons Wellness Center and Residential Education and Housing Services to provide free transportation to local medical centers. The Survivor Advocate is also available to accompany survivors to access off-campus resources.

Emergency Response

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD): 911 (24 hours)
For dispatch, call 877-275-5273

LAPD Northeast Division
323-344-5701
Occidental is located in the Northeast Division.

Occidental College Campus Safety
323-259-2511, or dial 5 from any campus phone

 

Health and Safety

Designated Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Centers provide medical treatment and forensic exams:

San Gabriel Valley Medical Center
877-209-3049

LA County/USC Medical Center
323-226-3961

Rape Treatment Center at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
310-319-4000, ext. 3

Emmons Wellness Center
323-259-2657
Provides medical treatment, but not equipped for forensic examinations.

In California, medical providers who treat a physical injury sustained from an assault, physical or sexual, are required by state law to report the assault to law enforcement.

 

Confidential Counseling

Occidental Survivor Advocate
323-259-1359
survivoradvocate@oxy.edu
Accessible Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm to provide confidential crisis support and access to resource options. Can accompany survivors to a rape treatment center or medical services.  For confidential crisis counseling or advocacy after hours, or on weekends and holidays, please call the Oxy 24/7 Confidential Hotline at 323-341-4141 to be connected with a trained Peace Over Violence advocate.

Oxy 24/7 Confidential Hotline
323-341-4141
Accessible Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm to provide confidential crisis support and access to resource options. Can accompany survivors to a rape treatment center or medical services.  For confidential crisis counseling or advocacy after hours, or on weekends and holidays, please call the Oxy 24/7 Confidential Hotline at 323-341-4141 to be connected with a trained Peace Over Violence advocate.

Emmons Wellness Center
323-259-2657
Provides confidential psychological counseling.

Office of Religious & Spiritual Life
323-259-2621
Provides spiritual guidance and in the context of ordained clergy, confidential support.