The University of Georgia Police Department would like to encourage anyone who has been or becomes the victim/survivor of a crime of a sexual nature to seek assistance as soon as possible after the incident. Resources exist that are designed to provide both physical and emotional support and counseling for sexual assault victims/survivors. Regardless of the decision to pursue an investigation into the incident by law enforcement, we strongly encourage sexual assault victims/survivors to report such incidents to law enforcement and seek out the other mechanisms of support that are available, regardless of where the incident occurs. Contact information for local law enforcement as well as other resources that may be helpful is listed below. For emergency situations, always dial 911.

University of Georgia Police Department
706-542-2200 (Non-emergency)

Athens-Clarke County Police Department
706-613-3330 (Non-emergency)

The Cottage, Sexual Assault Center & Children’s Advocacy Center, Inc.
3019 Lexington Road
Athens, GA 30605
Office: 706-546-1133 Ext. 4
Crisis Hotline: 706-353-1912

The University of Georgia Health Center
55 Carlton Street
Athens, GA 30602

The University of Georgia Health Center
Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP)
706-542-SAFE (7233)