UMW students can take advantage of many resources both on and off campus for a variety of issues, opportunities, and concerns:
Talley Center for Counseling Services
The Talley Center for Counseling Services is located on the first floor of Lee Hall in Room 106. Our office hours are 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. Students wishing to make an appointment may do so by calling us at 540.654.1053 or by stopping by Lee 106 during regular business hours and speaking directly with our administrative assistant. Calls made to the Talley Center for Counseling Services outside our normal business hours will be forwarded to our voice mail. Please feel free to leave a confidential message, including your name.
Title IX Office
What is Title IX?
“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”
Title IX at University of Mary Washington focuses on the inclusion and equality of all individuals across intersections of gender, sexuality, race, class, etc. in issues such as sexual assault, gender-based violence, gender-based discrimination, etc.
“Empowerhouse empowers survivors and their children to believe in themselves and build new lives filled with dignity, respect, safety, and hope. We give victims the time, space, and tools to heal their hearts, restore their connections, rebuild their lives, and renew their spirits.”
Hotline: Hotline 540-373-9373
Toll Free: 1-877-734-7238
“Helping homeless children and families from the City of Fredericksburg and the Counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford.”
Homelessness Hotline: 540-358-5801
The Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault (RCASA)
RCASA provides free crisis intervention, counseling, support and medical accompaniment for victims of assault, date rape, and stalking
The Rappahannock Council on Domestic Violence (RCDV)
RCDV provides an array of counseling and legal assistance as well as temporary shelter for victims of domestic abuse. Confidential assistance and information available 24 hours a day.
Or Call Toll Free: 1-877-734-7238