Counseling and Disability Services

Sexual Assault

Students are strongly encouraged to report incidents and share information about sexual misconduct and harassment, even if the complainant or witness has concerns about underage drinking, drug use or other prohibited activity. 

Hearts of Hope
As the only sexual trauma center in Acadiana, Hearts of Hope oversees all sexual assault reporting and case management for children and adult victims in the community. Therapy is provided to survivors of sexual violence free of charge. Their Sexual Assault Response Center offers adult survivors of sexual violence individual therapy, an Adult Survivor Group and an LGBTQ+ Survivor Group.
24-Hour Crisis Line 337-233-7273

Sexual Abuse Response Center (Rape Crisis Center)
Services for adult/child victims of sexual abuse/assault

  • 225-372-1557
  • Helpline support is available for survivors and their loved ones statewide.
  • We encourage you to contact us in the manner that is most comfortable and works best for you.
  • I would like to text an advocate: 225-351-SAFE (7233) M-Th 12N-8PM (not available on holidays).
  • I would prefer to chat online with an advocate. Click Here. M-Th 12N-8PM (not available on holidays).
  • I would like to speak with an advocate: 1-888-995-7372 (English & Spanish) 24 hrs/7days per week.
  • 800-656-HOPE (4673)
  • CHAT online at
  • Confidential support from a trained staff member
  • Support finding a local health facility that is trained to care for survivors of sexual assault and offers services like sexual assault forensic exams
  • Someone to help you talk through what happened
  • Local resources that can assist with your next steps toward healing and recovery
  • Referrals for long term support in your area
  • Information about the laws in your community
  • Basic information about medical concerns

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