In addition to the variety of professional, licensed counselors and pastoral counselors located near each Saybrook educational setting, the University offers as a benefit to its students and employees the following resources that provide professional counseling services: 

Student Solutions:  Student Solutions is a free, confidential, around-the-clock counseling service available to all Saybrook students. 


Web identifier: SAYBROOK 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP):  Saybrook employees also receive counseling services through the EAP, which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 


Your company web ID: COM589 

Counselors who provide services to Saybrook Community Members through EAP programs are not required to disclose reports of sexual misconduct to the University’s Title IX Coordinator. While professional and non-professional counselors and advocates may maintain a victim’s confidentiality vis-à-vis the University, they may have reporting or other obligations under state law.   

National Resources for Survivors of Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Stalking or Domestic Violence

  • Office on Violence Against Women: Established by the Violence Against Women Act, the Office on Violence Against Women is designed to reduce violence against women and strengthen resources for all survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: Established by the Violence Against Women Act, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides twenty-four hour support for people facing domestic violence.

  • Stalking Resource Center: Part of the National Center for Victims of Crime, the Stalking Resource Center provides assistance and guidance for those impacted by stalking.

  • This government-sponsored Website contains resources on responding to and preventing sexual assault in schools.

  • Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN): This nonprofit organization has a twenty-four-hour hotline for anonymous support for people dealing with sexual assault and their friends and families.

  • The National Suicide Prevention Hotline: This nonprofit organization has a twenty-four-hour, toll-free confidential suicide prevention hotline.

  • Love Is Respect: The Love Is Respect website offers information on how to recognize dating violence and seek help.

  • Pandora's Project: Information about working with LGBTQIA and gender-nonconforming students and same-sex sexual violence.

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway: For information on local state laws regarding mandatory reporting and confidentiality.

Local Resources for Survivors of Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Stalking or Domestic Violence:

The following resources and services are available to victims of sexual misconduct in the Pasadena and San Diego areas.


  • Peace Over Violence (Pasadena): A sexual and domestic violence, stalking, child abuse and youth violence prevention center headquartered in Los Angeles and dedicated to building healthy relationships, families and communities free from sexual, domestic and interpersonal violence.

Metro Headquarters: 1015 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90017

West San Gabriel Valley Center: 892 N. Fair Oaks Avenue, Suite D, Pasadena, CA 91103

24-Hour Hotline: 626.793.3385

  • Santa Monica Rape Treatment Center (Greater Los Angeles Area): The Rape Treatment Center is nationally recognized for its comprehensive, free treatment for sexual assault victims, including 24-hour emergency medical care. Victim advocacy services available.

Address: 1250 Sixteenth Street Santa Monica, California 90404

24-hour Hotline: 424.259.7208

  • Public Health Department of Pasadena

Social media: - text LA to 741741 to reach a crisis counselor through Facebook Messenger.

Contact: 626.744.6339

San Diego:

  • Center for Community Solutions: The Center for Community Solutions (CCS) is an organization whose mission is to end relationship and sexual violence by being a catalyst for caring communities and social justice.  CCS provides a wide range of prevention and education programs and response services for those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault.  CCS provides a 24 hour hotline and legal, victim advocacy, counseling, and shelter and transitional service.

Address: 4508 Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109

Phone: 858.272.5777 or 888.385.4657

  • San Diego Family Justice Center: The San Diego Family Justice Center is a public safety initiative launched by the City of San Diego to assist victims of family violence.

Address: 1122 Broadway, 2nd Floor, San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 619.533.6000