The Office for Violence Prevention and
Victim Assistance (VPVA) is an office at Rutgers University-New Brunswick that
works to address issues of interpersonal violence and other crimes in our
community. We specialize in addressing issues of sexual violence, relationship
abuse, and stalking. In addition to consultation, policy development, and
overall leadership on these issues, we provide three services to our New
Victim Assistance: If you or a friend have experienced
interpersonal violence, help is available. VPVA provides crisis
intervention, counseling, and advocacy. We are available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week, by calling 848-932-1181.
Prevention: Through peer education bystander intervention strategies
and addressing toxic gender roles, we provide a range of programs with the goal
to engage the entire Rutgers community in working to prevent crimes before they
and Awareness Programs: We provide a variety of large and small scale
programs throughout the academic year designed to raise awareness about
interpersonal violence and engage our community in activism around these
issues. We encourage collaboration with student groups and other offices. To
schedule a program for your group and find out more, reach out to the office.
For more information, to volunteer, or to schedule an appointment or program,
call 848-932-1181, visit us at
, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.