Resources and Information

VPR continues to be available to the MIT community remotely.

  • VPR advocacy services: email to make an appointment.
  • VPR hotline: call 617-253-2300 to connect with VPR staff immediately.
  • VPR prevention and education: email

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:

Text: text LOVEIS to 22522 (Love Is Respect in partnership with the National Domestic Violence Hotline)

Phone: 1-800-799-7233

National Sexual Assault Hotline (free, confidential, 24/7)

Online hotline:

Phone: 1-800-656-4673




Rape and sexual assault:

Intimate partner violence:


Healthy and unhealthy relationships:

Sexual harassment: