Resources and Information
VPR continues to be available to the MIT community remotely.
- VPR advocacy services: email email@example.com to make an appointment.
- VPR hotline: call 617-253-2300 to connect with VPR staff immediately.
- VPR prevention and education: email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are unable to speak safely in your current situation, scheduled VPR advocacy appointments can be text- or chat-based. See national resources below for ways to connect with someone immediately via chat or text.
National Resources (Including Text and Chat Hotlines)
National Domestic Violence Hotline (free, confidential, 24/7)
Online chat: https://www.thehotline.org/
Text: text LOVEIS to 22522 (Love Is Respect in partnership with the National Domestic Violence Hotline)
National Sexual Assault Hotline (free, confidential, 24/7)
Online hotline: https://hotline.rainn.org/online
Rape and sexual assault:
Intimate partner violence:
Healthy and unhealthy relationships:
- Definition and facts [PDF]