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Violence Prevention and Intervention Center

violence intervention and prevention

The Violence Intervention and Prevention Center works with students, staff, faculty, and community partners toward the mission of eliminating the perpetration of power-based personal violence including sexual assault, partner violence and stalking.

Location of the VPIC in relation to landmarks on the UNH Campus

  1. Contacts

    If you are in need of immediate support please contact one of the resources below: 

    Campus Police :  203-932-7014 

    UNH Police Emergency : 203-932-7070  

    Emergency Fire, Medical, or West Haven Police Emergency: dial 911 

    Rape Crisis Center of Milford: 203-878-1212 (24-Hour Hotline)

    Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline : 1-888-774-2900

    Peer Educators are available at the Violence Prevention and Intervention Center at the following times:

    Monday: 10am-8pm
    Tuesday: 10am-4pm
    Wednesday: 10am-6pm
    Thursday: 12pm-8pm
    Friday: 12pm-6pm
  2. Presentations

    One of the many services the VPIC provides to the UNH community is the Bystander Presentation. This presentation is structured in a way to spread awareness and educate others on statistics and important concepts related to sexual assault and rape with a focus on female victims. It covers some recent studies and cases while defining specifically what sexual violence and associated behaviors are in order to encourage students to intervene in a pro-social and safe way when appropriate and make the UNH community as well as our society a better and safer place for everyone.

    Bystander Presentations are mandatory for Freshman and will be given over the course of the semester. Information will be provided via e-mail.

     

    As of March 3rd, Bystander presentations will be provided weekly:
    Mondays: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Tuesdays 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    Wednesdays: 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Thursdays: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  1. Contact Information & Hours

    Phone: 203.479.4168

    Location: Lower level of Sheffield

    Hours:
    Mon: 10am-8pm
    Tue: 10am-4pm
    Wed: 10am-6pm
    Thu: 12pm-8pm
    Fri: 12pm-6pm

    This project was supported by Grant No. 2010-WA-AX-0010 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this program are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

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