If you or someone you know has experienced intimate partner violence, domestic abuse, sexual assault, stalking or any other form of violence, there are options. We have compiled a list of resources below, and also have a collection of books in our library specifically for survivors. 

Campus Contact Numbers

Campus Ministry* (937) 229-3339

Counseling Center* (937) 229-3141

Community Standards and Civility (937) 229-4627

Health Center* (937) 229-3131

Housing and Residence Life (937) 229-3317 (Evening and late night contact can be made at any residence hall front desk)

Nondiscrimination Resource Center (937) 229-3622 

Public Safety (937) 229-2121

Sexual Violence Prevention Education (937) 229-1217

Women’s Center (937) 229-5390

*Indicates a confidential resource.

Off-Campus Contact Numbers

Dayton Police* (937) 333-2677
335 W Third St, Dayton, OH 45402
*Please note that 911 calls are received by the University dispatch.

Miami Valley Hospital (937) 208-8000
1 Wyoming St, Dayton, OH 45409

Kettering Medical Center (937) 298-4331
3535 Southern Blvd, Kettering, OH 45429

Regional/National 24-Hour Hotlines:

Artemis Center Crisis Hotline (937) 461-4357

National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-7233

National Sexual Assault Hotline (800) 656-4673

Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (888) 886-8388

YWCA Dayton Crisis Hotline (937) 222-7233

Local Resources

Artemis Center
310 West Monument Ave Dayton, Ohio 45402
Phone: (937) 461-5091
24 Hour Crisis Line: (937) 461-4357
Provides confidential support and information for victims of domestic violence and their children as well as a 24-Hour crisis line. Their website has facts about domestic violence and  as well as resources to inform and help others.

YWCA Dayton
141 W 3rd St Dayton, OH 45402
Phone: (937) 461-550
24 Hour Crisis Line: (937) 222-7233
Provides confidential domestic violence and sexual assault supportive services. These services include prevention, intervention, education, advocacy, clinical series, 24-Hour crisis line, and shelter services.

Family Violence Prevention Center (Greene County)
380 Bellbrook Avenue, Xenia, OH 45385
Phone: (937) 426-6535 
24 Hour Crisis Line: (937) 426-2334, (937) 372-4552
Reduces family and relationship violence and its impact in Greene County through prevention, intervention, safe-housing, and collaborative community programs.

4617 Presidential Way, Kettering, OH 45429
Phone: (937) 223-3446
Womanline  provides compassionate, affordable mental health counseling services for women to help overcome the trauma of childhood sexual abuse, and to teach young children how to protect themselves from abuse.

National Resources

Love Is Respect
Loveisrespect mobilizes parents, educators, peers and survivors to proactively raise awareness on healthy dating behaviors and how to identify unhealthy and abusive patterns. 

Office on Violence Against Women

Under the Department of Justice, the Office on Violence Against Women provides federal leadership in developing the national capacity to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

1in6 serves as a resource to men who have experienced unwanted or abusive sexual experiences. They also help family members, friends, and partners by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community.

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) strives to be the voice for victims and survivors. They do this by effecting public policy, increasing understanding of the impact of domestic violence, and providing programs and education that drive that change.

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.


Women's Center

Alumni Hall 2nd Floor 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0322