Resources

CAMPUS RESOURCES
 

Cal Poly Counseling Services

Cal Poly Counseling Services is an on-campus service available to enrolled students; they also offer educational workshops, individual or group therapy, crisis intervention, mental health trainings, and consultations. These services are free and confidential, provided by mental health professionals. If you are in need of immediate crisis counseling, you will be seen immediately in-office during normal business hours; after business hours, call the crisis hotline to speak with a live mental health professional. If you would like to schedule an appointment for counseling services, call during normal business hours (often, these scheduled appointments will be referral meetings to other campus/community partners that would best suit your needs).

CONTACT INFORMATION (CONFIDENTIAL)

Business Line: (805)756-2511 (during normal office hours)
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (805)756-2511 (24/7, after-hours)
Fax: (805)756-6525
Websitecounseling.calpoly.edu
Location: Building 27
Business Hours: (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) 8:00am - 4:30pm
(Wednesday) 9am - 4:30pm


Cal Poly Office of Student Ombuds Services 

The Office of Student Ombuds Services is a campus resource for all Cal Poly students. The Ombuds staff are committed to hearing about students’ experiences. The office offers a safe place to go for assistance in resolving any university-related issue, concern, conflict, or complaint. All communications with the office are strictly private, informal, impartial, and independent. (The only exception is when there appears to be imminent risk of serious harm to self or others or issues about sexual misconduct.) 

CONTACT INFORMATION (NOT CONFIDENTIAL)

Phone: (805)756-1380 
Email: ombuds@calpoly.edu
Websiteombuds.calpoly.edu
Location: Kennedy Library, Room 113
Open Daily: 10am - 12pm (and by appointment)


Title IX

The Office of Equal Opportunity has been designated to oversee and coordinate implementation of Title IX and campus compliance of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. Students or staff/faculty wishing to file a complaint of sexual harassment or other forms of gender violence can contact the Office of Equal Opportunity for further information or to make a report. 

CONTACT INFORMATION (NOT CONFIDENTIAL)

Title IX Coordinator: Maren Hufton
Phone:
 (805)756-1400
Email: mhufton@calpoly.edu
Website: equalopportunity.calpoly.edu/content/title-ix
Location: Administration Building 33, Room 290


Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities

The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities can initiate a disciplinary investigation of sexual violence based on the Standards for Student Conduct. 

CONTACT INFORMATION (NOT CONFIDENTIAL)

Phone: (805)756-2794
Fax: (805)756-0200
Email: osrr@calpoly.edu
Website: osrr.calpoly.edu
Location: Building 52, Room E-7
Business Hours: (Monday - Friday) 8:30am - 5:00pm


Cal Poly Police Department

Cal Poly Police Department's mission is "to promote a safe and secure learning environment by working cooperatively with the campus community to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, maintain order and provide exceptional professional services to our guests and our community."

CONTACT INFORMATION (NOT CONFIDENTIAL)

Phone: (805)756-2281
Email: police@calpoly.edu
Website: afd.calpoly.edu/police
Location: Building 36
Business Hours: (Monday - Friday) 7:00am - 5:00pm


LOCAL RESOURCES
 

Lumina Alliance (Formerly RISE & Stand Strong)

Lumina Alliance is a nonprofit organization in San Luis Obispo County that is dedicated to ending sexual assault and intimate partner violence. They provide confidential counseling and therapy, crisis services, case management, emergency safe housing, transitional housing, legal resources, and prevention education.

CONTACT INFORMATION (CONFIDENTIAL)

24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 805-545-8888
Business Line: 805-781-6400
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 125, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406
Email: contact@luminaalliance.org
Website: luminaalliance.org

PASO ROBLES OFFICE
1030 Vine Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446

SAN LUIS OBISPO OFFICE
51 Zaca Lane #150
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

GROVER BEACH OFFICE
555 S. 13th Street, Unit B
Grover Beach, CA 93433


SLO Hotline

SLO Hotline, through Transitions-Mental Health Association, is a free confidential crisis counseling hotline, providing mental health support, crisis prevention, and suicide prevention through the phone. Their services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. These services are not specific to sexual assault, intimate partner violence, or stalking, but are more generally provided for mental health crises; however, all issues are welcomed to be counseled through this program. They also offer services to loved ones and survivors, as well as counseling in Spanish.

The parent organization to SLO Hotline, Transitions-Mental Health Association, is a non-profit organization dedicated to mental health advocacy; eliminating stigma, providing counseling services, and promoting health, wellness, and progress. 

CONTACT INFORMATION (CONFIDENTIAL)

24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (800)783-0607
Business Line: (805)540-6500
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 15408, San Luis Obispo CA 93406
Fax: (805)540-6501
Email: info@t-mha.org

SAN LUIS OBISPO OFFICE

784 High Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401


NATIONAL RESOURCES
 

RAINN

RAINN, or Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, is a nationwide anti-sexual violence organization that provides free education, advocacy, and counseling around the issues of sexual violence. While there is not a local chapter in San Luis Obispo, they do offer a national crisis hotline, available 24/7, as well as online chat options.

CONTACT INFORMATION (CONFIDENTIAL)

24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (800)656-HOPE (4673)
Online Chat: online.rainn.org
En Español: rainn.org/es
Website: rainn.org


National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is another nationwide organization that provides free confidential 24/7 crisis counseling and advocacy. They offer crisis counseling to anyone experiencing domestic violence or intimate partner violence, offer resources and information, and general guidance. 

CONTACT INFORMATION (CONFIDENTIAL)

24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 1(800)799-SAFE (7233)
Online Chat (5:00am - 12:00am PST): http://www.thehotline.org/what-is-live-chat/
Español: espanol.thehotline.org

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