Resources

The Advocacy Center helps survivors, their friends and families, community member and professionals get the help and information they need. In addition to the services(link to services) provide through our office, we can help you identify resources on your campus in Tompkins County, in New York State, and online. The Advocacy Center can assist you in working with your local resources and advocating on your behalf.

Local:

  • Tompkins County Child Protective Services: 607-274-5610
  • Tompkins County Family Court: 607-216-6640
  • District Attorney’s Office: 607-274-5461
  • Assigned Counsel Program: 607-272-7487
  • Legal Assistance of Western NY: (607) 273-3666
  • Planned Parenthood: (607) 273-1513
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program (SANE) at Cayuga Medical Center
    • Advocacy Center Hotline: 607-277-5000
    • CMC Emergency Room: 607-274-4411
  • Law Enforcement
    • Cayuga Heights Police: 607-257-1011
    • Cornell Police: 607-255-1111
    • Dryden Police: 607-844-8118
    • Groton Police: 607-898-3131
    • Ithaca College Campus Safety: 607-274-3353
    • Ithaca Police: 607-272-9973
    • NY State Police: 607-273-4671 or 347-4440
    • Tompkins County Sheriff’s Department: 607-272-2444
    • Trumansburg Police: 607-387-6505
  • When You Need Help Finding Help: call 211
  • Catholic Charities Immigrant Services Program: (607) 272-5062  X11

Campus:

Below are campus based resources. Remember Advocacy Center Advocates are available to help you access services on campus or provide advocacy or support during campus disciplinary proceedings and investigations. The Advocacy Center is considered a confidential resource and will NOT share information with the campus without your permission.

Cornell

  • Cornell Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education (SHARE)
  • Cornell Health (607) 255-5155 medical care and counseling for Cornell students)
  • Victim Advocates: 607-255-5155
  • Title IX Coordinators: nosexualmisconduct@cornell.edu
  • Cornell Police: call 911 in an emergency situation or 607-255-1111.
  • Office of the Judicial Administrator: : 607 255-4680

In compliance with federal legislation most people associated with the campus MUST share any information about sexual harassment or assault with the Title IX office. This information is kept private and shared only with required persons but can not be kept confidential. However the following, in addition to the Advocacy Center, can keep this information in strict confidence:

  • Cornell Health Staff
  • Cornell Victim Advocates
  • Cornell United Religious Works Chaplains
  • Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
  • Director of the Women’s Resource Center
  • Director of the LGBT Resource Center
  • The University Ombudsman

Ithaca College

In compliance with federal legislation most people associated with the campus MUST share any information about sexual harassment or assault with the Title IX office. This information is kept private and shared only with required persons but can not be kept confidential. However the following, in addition to the Advocacy Center, can keep this information in strict confidence:

  • Hammond Health Center
  • Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Center for Health Promotions
  • Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services
  • Office Chaplains of the Jewish, Catholic and Protestant Communities

Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3)

  • TC3 Title IX Resources
  • Office of Counseling and Career Services 607.844.8222, Ext. 4261.
  • Campus Police: call 911 in an emergency situation or 607-844-6511, or Ext.6511 from any campus phone.
  • Judicial Affairs: 607.844.8222, Ext. 4530
  • Title IX Coordinator: 844-8222, ext. 4440

In compliance with federal legislation most people associated with the campus MUST share any information about sexual harassment or assault with the Title IX office. This information is kept private and shared only with required persons but can not be kept confidential. However the following, in addition to the Advocacy Center, can keep this information in strict confidence:

  • Licensed Counselors in the Counseling, Career and Transfer Services Office
  • Registered Nurses in the Health Center

New York State:

  • NY State Child Abuse Hotline
  • General Number: 1-800-342-3720
  • Mandated Number: 1-800-635-1522
  • NY State Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline
    • English, Spanish & Multi-Language Access:  1-800-942-6906
    • Deaf or hard of hearing dial: 711
  • NY State Coalition Against Domestic Violence:
    • Albany Office: 518-482-5465
    • Rochester Office: 585-413-0887
  • NY State Coalition Against Sexual Assault:
    • Office: 518-482-4222

National Hotlines:

  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence:  1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)
  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center: 1- 877.739.3895
  • RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network:) 1-800-656-HOPE

Online:

(disclaimer: If you notice something missing or see something we should take out, email us at info@theadvocacycenter.org. Please note: The Advocacy Center cannot be responsible for the content of other websites linked from this site).

Domestic/Dating Violence

Sexual Assault, Rape and Child Sexual Abuse: