Violence Prevention and Response

Options and Resources

When someone has been impacted by violence or harm, they may find it helpful to talk with someone about their feelings, rights, and options. The College offers advocacy and support for students and employees through Violence Prevention and Response. Below is a list of additional on and off campus resources.

* Indicates LGBTQ Specific

Jump to resources for:

Sexual Assault, Stalking, and Abusive Relationships
Sexual Assault and Harassment
Stalking and Abusive Relationships

Sexual Assault, Stalking, and Abusive Relationships

Emerson College Violence Prevention and Response 617-824-8857
(24/7) Anti-Violence Helpline * 212-714-1141
(L.A.) Peace Over Violence 213-626-3393
Help for Americans Abroad 866-879-6636

Sexual Assault and Harassment

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (24/7) Helpline 800-841-8371
U.S. National (24/7) Helpline 800-656-4673
(Netherlands) Slachtofferwijzer (24/7) Helpline +31(0) 887 55 55 88
(Czech Republic) Elektra (24/7) Helpline +42(0) 603 81 23 61
Rape Crisis Network Europe
Additional International Resources

Stalking and Abusive Relationships

Massachusetts Safelink (24/7) Helpline 877-785-2020
The Network/La Red (24/7) Helpline (LGBTQ specific)* 617-742-4911
(L.A.) Los Angeles LGBT DV Services* 323-860-5806
U.S. National (24/7) Helpline 800-799-7233
(Netherlands) Slachtofferhulp (Survivor Help) Helpline +31(0) 900 01 01
(Czech Republic) Rosa Helpline +42(0) 602 24 61 02
International Directory of Domestic Violence Pages


Emerson College Counseling and Psychological Services 617-824-8595
Psychology Today Therapy Referral

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Jump to resources for:

General Medical Care
Hospitals with Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners
Emergency Services

General Medical Care

Planned Parenthood 800-258-4448
Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center * 617-457-8140
Fenway Health Center 617-927-6000
Emerson College Center for Health and Wellness 617-824-8666

Hospitals with Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners

Boston Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital 617- 754-2450
Boston Medical Center 617- 414-4075
Brigham and Women's Hospital 617- 732-5636
Cambridge Hospital 617-665-1430
Massachusetts General Hospital 617-724-4100
Los Angeles
LAC + USC Medical Center 323- 409-1000
UCLA Medical Center 310- 319-4000
Washington, D.C.
MedStar Washington Hospital Center 800-641-4028
VieCuri Hospital (Venray) +31(0) 478 52 22 22
Maasziekenhuis Pantein (Boxmeer) +31(0) 485 84 50 00
Czech Republic
FN Motol +31(0) 224 43 11 11
Gynecological Clinic +31(0) 296 51 12 13

Emergency Services

(U.S.) Emergency Services and Ambulance 911
(Europe) Emergency Services 112

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Emerson College Police Department: Emergency 617-824-8888
Emerson College Police Department: Safety Escort 617-824-8555
(U.S.) Local Police 911
(Europe) Police 112
Local Emergency Numbers around the World

Office of Title IX Equity and Access

Emerson College Title IX Coordinator 617-824-8999
(L.A.) Deputy Title IX Coordinator 323-952-6410 
(Netherlands) Deputy Title IX Coordinator +31 47850 7112
Emerson College Los Angeles 323-952-6411
Washington, D.C., Program 202-238-7900
Kasteel Well Program +31(0) 478 50 71 19
Prague Program +42(0) 220 51 68 16
Employee Assistance Program (confidential) 800-828-8025

The Emerson Police Department offers several options for students to pay for taxi rides.

Pay With ECcash

Use your ECcash card with the following cab companies in Boston:

Boston Cab 617-536-5010 or 617-262-CABS (2227)
Metro Cab 617-782-5500
617 TaxiCab 617-829-4222 or 617-TAXI-CAB
ITOA Taxi 617-338-8294 or 617-338-TAXI

Learn more about your ECCash Card.

Don't have cash? Forgot your debit card in your residence? That's okay. Just swipe your student ID and pay.

Touch screen option: Hit the "Student ID" option and select Emerson from the list of icons. Pay as you would with a credit card.

Pay With Vouchers

Emerson College has a contract with a local taxi service that provides a voucher program. If you know you will be out after dark and would prefer to come back to campus by taxi rather than public transport, you may sign out a voucher at the EC Police Department Office. The cost will be billed to your student account.

For this option, please call the number listed in the voucher only, as other taxi companies will not honor the voucher. The taxi cab response time will depend on weather conditions, time of day/night, and/or day of the week.