Dating violence occurs in person or electronically; and between current or former dating partners.
Dating violence occurs everywhere and to all kinds of people and often escalates over time.
Our mission is to facilitate the personal, academic, and spiritual success of women at BYU by empowering them through education and connecting them with resources to help them excel as individuals, build thriving families, and strengthen their communities.
They provide services for students, staff and faculty.
UCSC Women's Center (831) 459-2072, [email protected] House, lower campus UCSC Police (831) 459-2231 Emergency: 911 H Barn Off-campus Monarch Services Formerly Women's Crisis Support 24-Hour Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Crisis Line: (888) 900-4232 Watsonville Office: 233 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076 Phone: (831) 722-4532 Santa Cruz Office: 1685 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95065 Phone: (831) 425-4030 If you or someone you know needs help because of domestic violence or sexual abuse, contact their crisis line or offices. Survivors Healing Center (831) 423-7601 2301 Mission Street, Suite C-1, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Hours: Monday pm to pm Tuesday am to pm Wednesday pm to pm Thursday am to noon Friday closed Survivors Healing Center provides education, referrals, quality services, and support to survivors of childhood sexual abuse and their allies. Walnut Avenue Family & Women's Center (831) 426-3062 Domestic Violence Resource Hotline: 1-866-MY-ALLY 303 Walnut Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Hours: Monday to Friday, pm to pm Resource center for women and their families; support services for battered women; low-cost childcare; food bank; clothing closet, breast cancer support; and various support groups and classes.
UCSC student interns, volunteers, and peer educators welcome!
Panelists may include a law enforcement officer, professional from a domestic violence center, an Advocate, and/or a survivor.
Students ask panelists questions anonymously in a variety of ways conducive to the specific school environment.
Doug Schoenberg, Co-Founder and CEO of Softer Ware, Inc., recently provided a challenge match through the Schoenberg Family Charitable Fund as an incentive to help Women Against Abuse gain new monthly donors.