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Washington State University Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation

Resources – Vancouver

The list below includes confidential and non-confidential resources at WSU and in the Vancouver community.

Confidential Resources

In most instances, service providers from the following resources can speak with you confidentially about your concerns:

WSU Vancouver Counseling Services

WSU Vancouver Counseling Services offers short-term individual counseling, long-term group counseling, psychological testing, workshops and presentations, and crisis and consultation services.  360-546-9238.

WSU Vancouver Health Services

WSU Vancouver Health Services provide basic health care, including reproductive care and STI (including HIV) testing.  360-546-9238.

Clark County Crisis Line

Mental health crisis line.  360-696-9560 or 800-626-8137.

WA State Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) helps WA State Government employees and their family members resolve personal or work-related problems.  Using your EAP does not cost you anything.   1-877-313-4455.

Clark County Crime Victim Services

SAFeT provides victim-centered services to survivors of sexual violence, including 24-hour crisis line, medical and legal advocacy, information and referral, counseling, support groups, and education and prevention.  1-888-425-1176.

Community Health Services

Information about free and low-cost health care options.

BetterHelp

BetterHelp is a counseling service available to students who have WSU’s graduate or international student health insurance. Professionally licensed counselors are available via ongoing text communications, live chat, phone, video, or groupinars.


University Resources

These offices share information only on a need-to-know basis but cannot guarantee confidentiality.  Unless designated as a confidential resource, WSU employees are required to report incidents of sexual harassment and misconduct to CRCI or the WSU Title IX Coordinator.

Center for Community Standard

As part of the Office of Student Affairs, the Office of Student Conduct addresses any disciplinary action, as appropriate, after the preliminary investigation is complete. The Office of Student Conduct administrates the student conduct system, and addresses potential violations of WSU’s Standards of Conduct for Students.  Additionally, The Office of Student Conduct can assist you in coordinating resources and support, such as making changes in classes or your schedule.  This office also can help you notify faculty if you will be leaving campus for a short time, and assist you with other challenges you may encounter.  360-546-9573. To learn more, visit the Vancouver Center for Community Standards. 

 Office of Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs houses the Title IX Liaison.  The Title IX Liaison works closely with CRCI on student conduct cases involving discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct.  The Title IX Liaison participates in preliminary investigative meetings and helps make findings of fact, and determine whether the WSU Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct (Executive Policy 15) was violated.  360-546-9571.

 Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation (CRCI)

CRCI works closely with the Office of Student Conduct (OSC) on student matters or HRS on employee matters involving discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual misconduct.  CRCI conducts investigations, makes findings of fact, determines whether the WSU Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct (Executive Policy 15) was violated.  CRCI also provides trainings about discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct.  Interpretive services available.  509-335-8288.

WSU Vancouver Human Resources

Human Resources can provide you with information and answers about employment issues.  360-546-9094.

WSU Vancouver Access Center

The WSU Vancouver Access Center serves students with temporary, chronic or permanent physical, health, learning, sensory, or psychological disabilities by providing accommodations, auxiliary aids, and services that remove barriers to their education.  They are available to address questions and assist with understanding accommodations and next steps.  360-546-9238.

WSU Vancouver Veteran Services

The WSU Vancouver Veteran Center is a place for veterans to relax, study, or connect with other veterans.  The Center also houses the Vet Corps Navigator whose function is to help veterans navigate the world of higher education.  The Vet Corps Navigator can provide knowledgeable answers to your questions and also direct you to resources both on campus and in the Vancouver community.

The Veteran Coordinator at WSU Vancouver assists student veterans with all veteran educational benefits that are available thru the VA, WSU, and Voc Rehab.  The Coordinator oversees all veteran related activities and issues.  The position also provides training for faculty and staff on the unique qualities and needs of veterans.  The Veteran Coordinator’s office is located in the Student Services Center on campus.  360-546-9570.


Police Resources

WSU Vancouver Police Department

Law enforcement.  360-546-9001. Pager number: 360-690-1527.

City of Vancouver Police Department

Law enforcement.  360-487-7400.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY CALL 911


Legal Resources

Northwest Justice Project Free Legal Hotline (CLEAR)

CLEAR is Washington state’s publicly funded legal aid program.  CLEAR provides free legal assistance and representation to those who qualify on the basis of income.  You can also visit the CLEAR website for legal education materials and tools.  1-888-201-1012.

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