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Office of Institutional Equity

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The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) includes the university’s Title IX Coordinator and investigation team and is engaged in ensuring the university adheres to the laws, regulations, executive orders and applicable university polices surrounding EEO and a non-discriminatory work/learning environment. 
OIE's Phone Number: (785) 532-6220 | TRS 711

K-State Policies and Procedures Manual, Chapter 3010, Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Harassment, and Procedure for Reviewing Complaints

Resources and Support

Academic Assistance and Resources
Office of Student Life (785) 532-6432 24/7

The Office of Student Life Academic Assistance and Resources (785)-532-6432

Advocacy
Center for Advocacy, Response and Education (CARE) 785-532-6444 Confidential 24/7

The Center for Advocacy, Response and Education (CARE) is a safe space for any member of the K-State community who has been affected by dating, domestic and sexual violence, stalking or sexual harassment. CARE provides confidential services for survivors of dating, domestic and sexual violence. Although they will respect your privacy to the greatest extent possible, the OSL may need to share some of your information with others to ensure that the University responds appropriately and effectively to any concerns you share with them. CARE 206 Holton Hall, 1101 Mid Campus Dr North, Manhattan (785) 532-6444

Crisis Center (800) 727-2785 Confidential 24/7

The Crisis Center in Manhattan provides confidential 24-hour hotlines, 24-hour crisis intervention, safe shelter, food and subsistence, advocacy, referrals, supportive counseling and other services to residents within Clay, Geary, Marshall, Pottawatomie, and Riley Counties. You can reach them at (785) 539-2785 in Manhattan, (785) 762-8835 in Junction City, and (800) 727-2785

Counseling
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 888-275-1205 (option 1)  Confidential 24/7

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a service provided for State of Kansas benefits eligible employees and their dependents at no charge. The EAP provides information, short-term counseling, advice, and referrals from licensed professionals. EAP counselors are available 24/7 at 1-888-275-1205 (option 7) to provide immediate care, concern, and assistance.

Family Center 139 Campus Creek Complex, 1405 Campus Creek Rd., Manhattan, (785)-532-6984

Medical Services
Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan 

Ascension Via Christi Hospital, 1823 College Avenue, Manhattan, (785) 776-3322

Lafene Health Center 

Lafene Health Center 1105 Sunset Ave., (785) 532-6544

Safety and Police Reporting 911 24/7

Safe Ride- SafeRide operated by Lyft provides all students on the Manhattan campus free or discounted late-night rides within the city limits during the eligible windows utilizing the Lyft app. SafeRide is a program funded by students for students through the Student Services Fee and we heard your calls for a program that meets your immediate needs and safety concerns. We are always looking to make improvements to better serve the K-State student body, so if you have feedback, please share with us via email at saferide@ksu.edu.

 

Wildcat Walk- If you are ever uncomfortable walking on campus alone, dial 785-395-SAFE (785-395-7233), and an escort will meet you and walk you to another on-campus destination or up to two blocks off-campus. If you are driving to campus you can arrange to be met in your parking lot and be escorted to the residence halls or another location. Simply call 395-SAFE (785-395-7233), or push one of the blue light emergency buttons found throughout the K-State campus. This service operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Wildcat Walk is a service provided by the K-State Police Department.

K-State Police Department (On-Campus incidents)

The K-State Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services, timely campus alerts and community outreach.
911 or 785-532-6412 

For Manhattan-based students and employees
Riley County Police Department 

Riley County Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services.
911 or 785-537-2112

For Salina-based students and employees 
Salina Police Department

The Salina Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services. 
911 or 785-826-7210

For Olathe-based students and employees 
Olathe Police Department

The Olathe Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services.
911 or 913-782-0720

Counseling Services (785) 532-6927 Confidential 24/7 and Family Center (785) 532-6984

Counseling Services (confidential treatment) 232 English/Counseling Services Building, 1612 Stream Pl., Manhattan 785-532-6927, ucs@k-state.edu

For All University Students

Center for Advocacy, Response and Education (CARE)

CARE provides confidential services and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual harassment and education around related topics.
785-532-6444

Office of Student Life 

The Office of Student Life provides all Kansas State University students and their families direct support, referral services and advocacy in a variety of settings.
785-532-6432

For All University Employees

Center for Advocacy, Response and Education (CARE)

CARE provides confidential services and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual harassment and education around related topics.
785-532-6444

Office of Institutional Equity

The Office of Institutional Equity includes the university’s Title IX Coordinator and investigation team and is engaged in ensuring the university adheres to the laws, regulations, executive orders, and applicable university polices surrounding EEO and a non-discriminatory work/learning environment.
785-532-6220 | TRS 711

State of Kansas Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

EAP Counselors are available 24/7 to provide immediate care, concern and assistance. 
TTY 800-697-0353
888-275-1205 (option 7)

For Manhattan-based Students and Employees

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan 

Via Christi Hospital provides the K-State community with emergency services including a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program that can assist in the forensic evidence collection after a physical or sexual assault.
785-776-3322

Center for Advocacy, Response and Education (CARE)

CARE provides confidential services and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual harassment and education around related topics.
785-532-6444

Counseling Services

Counseling Services provides confidential, brief intervention in a student's life that may assist in decision making, skill building or mental health support with the overriding goal to assist students maintaining successful academic progress.
785-532-6927

The Crisis Center

The Crisis Center provides K-State's Manhattan campus and community free, confidential, 24-hour assistance, advocacy, hotline services and safe shelter for those who have experienced sexual or domestic violence.
785-539-2785

Family Center

Family Center provides systemically-oriented counseling services concentrating on the needs of the individual within the context of relationships and families.
785-532-6984

K-State Police Department (On-Campus incidents)

The K-State Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services, timely campus alerts and community outreach.
911 or 785-532-6412 

Lafene Health Center

Lafene Heath Center offers K-State students comprehensive, high quality, easily accessible, affordable outpatient health care including services necessary following a physical or sexual assault.
785-532-6544

Office of Institutional Equity

The Office of Institutional Equity includes the university’s Title IX Coordinator and investigation team and is engaged in ensuring the university adheres to the laws, regulations, executive orders, and applicable university polices surrounding EEO and a non-discriminatory work/learning environment.
785-532-6220 | TRS 711

Riley County Police Department 

Riley County Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services. 
911 or 785-537-2112

Safe Ride

SafeRide operated by Lyft provides all students on the Manhattan campus free or discounted late-night rides within the city limits during the eligible windows utilizing the Lyft app. SafeRide is a program funded by students for students through the Student Services Fee and we heard your calls for a program that meets your immediate needs and safety concerns. We are always looking to make improvements to better serve the K-State student body, so if you have feedback, please share with us via email at saferide@ksu.edu.

State of Kansas Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

EAP Counselors are available 24/7 to provide immediate care, concern and assistance. 
TTY 800-697-0353
888-275-1205 (option 7)

Wildcat Walk

If you are ever uncomfortable walking on campus alone, dial 785-395-SAFE (785-395-7233), and an escort will meet you and walk you to another on-campus destination or up to two blocks off-campus. If you are driving to campus you can arrange to be met in your parking lot and be escorted to the residence halls or another location. Simply call 395-SAFE (785-395-7233), or push one of the blue light emergency buttons found throughout the K-State campus. This service operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Wildcat Walk is a service provided by the K-State Police Department.

For Polytechnic Students and Employees

Domestic Violence Association of Central Kansas (DVACK)

DVACK provides the K-State Polytechnic campus and Salina community free, confidential, 24-hour assistance, advocacy, hotline services and safe shelter for those who have experienced sexual or domestic violence.
785-827-5862

Polytechnic Counseling Services

Students have access to phone counseling through Counseling Services on the Manhattan campus. Students can also seek professional counseling from one of our off-campus community facilities. Professional counseling is provided by Central Kansas Mental Health Center (CKMHC) or Veridian Behavioral Health in Salina. Both CKMHC and Veridian offer comprehensive mental health services and a full continuum of care for community members. Students referred to professional counseling services may be eligible for free sessions. Please contact Julie Rowe at 785-826-2662 or jarowe@k-state.edu.

Crisis Assistance

The Office of Student Life coordinates resources and mobilizes services to respond to the needs of students in crisis. Assistance is given to students to help accurately assess their situation, provide information and teach the skills students need to navigate crises. Additionally, a number of services are provided to students to assist with medical and personal emergencies and in the event of hospitalization. See Crisis Assistance website for more crisis resources on the Polytechnic Campus. 

Salina Police Department

The Salina Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services. Call 911 or       785-826-7210

Salina Regional Health Center

Salina Regional Health Center provides the K-State Polytechnic and Salina community with emergency services including a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program that can assist in the forensic evidence collection after a physical or sexual assault.
785-452-7000

State of Kansas Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

EAP Counselors are available 24/7 to provide immediate care, concern and assistance. 
TTY 800-697-0353
888-275-1205 (option 7)

Veridian Behavioral Health

Veridian provides confidential psychological and psychiatric services geared toward individuals and families who are struggling with common life problems such as depression, anxiety, marital problems, parent-child conflicts, trauma or grief and loss.
785-452-6113

For Olathe-based Students and Employees

Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA)

MOCSA offers 24 hour confidential crisis assistance, therapy, support and advocacy for victims of rape and sexual assault, for sexually abused children and families, for adult survivors of child sexual abuse and for others affected by sexual violence.
913-642-0233

Olathe Police Department

The Olathe Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services.
911 or 913-782-0720

Safehome

Safehome offers the K-State Olathe campus and community free, confidential, 24-hour assistance, advocacy, hotline services and safe shelter for those who have experienced domestic violence.
913-262-2868

Shawnee Mission Health

Shawnee Mission Health provides the K-State Olathe community with emergency services including a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program that can assist in the forensic evidence collection after a physical or sexual assault.
913-676-2000 

State of Kansas Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

EAP Counselors are available 24/7 to provide immediate care, concern and assistance. 
TTY 800-697-0353
888-275-1205 (option 7)

Resources for All Students and Employees

Finding Courage and Hope: Financial Support for Women Experiencing Domestic Violence

Domestic violence or intimate partner violence impacts people of any race, age, gender or economic status. Violence can be physical, verbal, emotional and psychological. But financial abuse is one of the most common reasons that individuals of violence stay in or return to their relationships. Many people, particularly women, fear for their economic well-being and become unsure of what to do. MoneyGeek shares options that can empower women to find support and assistance.

Kansas City Anti-Violence Project

The Kansas City Anti-Violence Project (KCAVP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation committed to providing domestic violence, sexual assault, and hate crimes advocacy and education to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.

LGBT National Help Center

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Help Center, founded in 1996, is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Utilizing a diverse group of LGBT volunteers, we operate three national hotlines, the LGBT National Hotline, the LGBT National Youth Talkline, and the LGBT National Senior Hotline as well as private, volunteer one-to-one online chat, that helps both youth and adults with coming-out issues, safer-sex information, school bullying, family concerns, relationship problems and a lot more.

Male Survivor

MaleSurvivor is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, public benefit organization committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism.

National Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

The Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV) is Kansas’ leading statewide voice for victims and survivors of sexual and domestic violence. KCSDV is a statewide nonprofit organization – and coalition – with the mission of preventing and eliminating sexual and domestic violence.

National Dating Abuse Helpline

Highly-trained peer advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships through free and confidential phone, live chat and texting. Services are available 24/7/365.
866-331-9474

National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline operates around the clock to provide confidential and free of cost lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.
800-799-7233

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is the leading nonprofit in providing information and tools to prevent and respond to sexual violence. NSVRC translates research and trends into best practices that help individuals, communities and service providers achieve real and lasting change. NSVRC also works with the media to promote informed reporting.

The Network la Red

The Network/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, SM, polyamorous, and queer communities. Rooted in anti-oppression principles, our work aims to create a world where all people are free from oppression. We strengthen our communities through organizing, education, and the provision of support services.

One in Six

The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives. Our mission also includes serving family members, friends, partners, and service providers by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community.

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)

RAINN is a national anti-sexual violence organization and first secure web-based, live and completely confidential 24/7 hotline to assist survivors in identifying local resources.
800-656-4673

Campus Safety and Crime (Office of Student Life)