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It can be challenging to identify resources and support after a crime.  We have provided the following list as a starting point. For more information on these resources or to identify additional resources, please contact our office.

On Campus

Counseling and Mental Health Center

Counseling can support students build coping skills and discuss emotional responses to a crime.

University Health Services  

Medical providers can help students address the physical wounds of victimization.

University of Texas at Austin Police Department

Law enforcement can document the crime for potential legal action. The university police department can provide crime prevention support to help promote recovery after a crime.

Legal Services for Students

Legal advice can assist both the victim and the accused. Legal Services for Students is a free service available for currently enrolled students. To prevent conflict of interest, they cannot represent you against another student or the university; however, they can provide referrals to other options.

UT ID Replacement (pdf)

If your ID was lost or stolen, follow the steps in the above document to determine how to replace your ID.

Austin / Travis County

Hotline: 877.281.8371 or 512.651.3743 Provided assistance to Asian and other immigrant families dealing with domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking.

Austin Police Department Victim Services

If the Austin Police Department took the report about your crime, Victim Services will be able to answer questions and concerns related to your rights and the investigation.

Safe Alliance 

Safe Alliance is the Austin/Travis County sexual assault and domestic violence center. The 24 Hour Hotline (512.267.SAFE (7233)) is available to answer questions and provide resources to survivors.

State and National Resources

Directory of Crime Victim Services

This directory provides contact information for victim services outside of Austin.

Office for Victims of Crime

A national office that is committed to promoting justice and healing for all victims of crime.

National Center for Victims of Crime

A national organization that partners with local groups to advocate for the rights and protections for crime victims, as well as providing training for organizations that support victims.

Texas Advocacy Project

Provides free legal services statewide to victims of domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday)

If your offender is in jail, VINE provides information to you regarding your offender's current status.

Cyber Civil Rights Initiative

Provides support to victims of nonconsensual pornography and other forms of online abuse.

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