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Safety

 

TCC Security

822-1177

Response Sexual Assault Support Service

24 Hours

622-4300

City of Chesapeake Police

Dispatch

382-6161

City of

Norfolk Police

Dispatch

441-5610

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Portsmouth Police

Dispatch

393-5300

City of

VA Beach

Police

Dispatch

385-5000

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Safety is your Right

TCC's Policy on Sexual Misconduct

Emergency Numbers

 

  • CRISIS LINE- 24 Hour- 622-1126
  • Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center- 24-Hour 627-5433
  • Samaritan House- 430-2120
  • HER Shelter - 485-3384
  • Women in Crisis (YWCA)- 625-5570
  • Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance- 800-838-8223

Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Relationship Violence

The use of physical or verbal assaults and controlling behaviors in which one intimate partner uses physical violence; coercion, threats; intimidation, isolation; or emotional, sexual or economic abuse to control the other partner in the relationship.

Sexual Assault

Unwelcome touching; sexual intercourse without consent, including rape (whether by acquaintance or stranger), sodomy, or other form of sexual penetration; committed either by force, threat of force intimidation, or through use of victim's mental helplessness, which includes incapacitation by alcohol or other drugs; intentionally touching, either directly or through clothing, of the genitals, breasts, thighs, or buttocks without consent; unwanted touching or fondling.

Sexual Harassment

Unwelcome sexual advances, a request for sexual favors, and/or other verbal or physical conduct or written communications of a sexual nature which is intimidating, hostile, or offensive.

Stalking

The willful, malicious, and repeated harassing of an individual by another  person, including following the individual, showing up at her or his home or workplace, sending unwanted messages (including e-mail and text-messages) or objects, vandalizing property, or making harassing telephone calls.

 

Quick Facts

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1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime.

College age women are 4 times more likely to be sexually assaulted.

Provided by RAINN

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"Respect, Equality, and Peace ..Everybody has a right."

Men Can Stop Rape

 

  

  

 

You Need Time to Heal

 

VA Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance

Community Solutions to Sexual and Domestic Violence: Virginia