The following University and community resources can provide confidential counseling and support, and, except in extreme circumstances, will not share information with either law enforcement or the University without an individual’s consent.
Confidential Resources – On Campus
You may not be ready to take action but want to speak with someone confidentially about what happened to you. The Centers listed below are permitted by the nature of their profession to maintain your confidentiality. The only report they are required to make is a record that someone (no name will be disclosed) has reported sexual misconduct, domestic or dating violence, and/or child abuse to them. This information is disclosed in order for the University to accurately report crimes in our annual crime report.
The W Counseling Center (Enrolled MUW Students Only)
Campus Health Center
Confidential Resources – Off Campus
Safe Haven, Inc. (Columbus)
(662) 327-2259 Crisis Line
(800) 890-6040 Toll Free
S.A.F.E. Inc. (Tupelo)
(662) 841-9138 Crisis Line
(800) 527-7833 Toll Free
Community Counseling Services
108 10th Street N.
Columbus, MS 39701
(662) 327-7916 (to make an appointment)
For a list of shelters available in other areas, visit www.womenshelters.org.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
(800) 799-SAFE (7233)
Rape, Incest, Abuse National Network (RAINN)
(800) 656-HOPE (4673)