A great deal of resources on the local and national levels are available to Goodwin University students. Connect, learn, heal, and grow through the compilation of resources below.
AccessAbility Services provides reasonable accommodations to reduce the impact of disabilities on academic functioning or other life activities in the University setting, so that they receive an equal educational opportunity.
Goodwin Campus Safety fosters a safe, secure learning environment by maintaining adequate security staffing, an ongoing incident report system, and adopting technology and other initiatives to safeguard our students 24 hours a day.
Residential Life provides residents with secure, stimulating, attractive living environments that promote building connections with others within the University community.
The Office of the Dean of Students supports the success of Goodwin students in their pursuit of knowledge and learning and to educate and support the whole student.
Goodwin offers programs to assist veterans in taking full advantage of their educational benefits to achieve their goals in the next phase of their lives.
The East Hartford Police Department is dedicated to serving the community through the protection of life and property and the prevention of crime. The police and the community are accountable to each other and will work together for the purpose of ensuring the highest quality of life and to enforce the law, maintain order, educate the public, and provide public assistance with respect, dignity, and equality while maintaining the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity
31 School Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
Interval House offers on-site counselors and advocates available to help victims of domestic violence 24 hours a day. Spanish speaking counselors and multilingual translation services are available.
Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence provides unbiased, non-judgmental support through nine community-based centers and provides education and information to victims and survivors of sexual violence, and their loved ones, to assist them in making decisions that are best for them.
Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always go to them for your health care.
1229 Albany Ave, Hartford, CT 06112
319B Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040
Loveisrespect is a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline. By combining their resources and capacity, they are reaching more people, building more healthy relationships and saving more lives. Loveisrespect.org is designed to:
- Create the ultimate resource for fostering healthy dating attitudes and relationships
- Provide a safe space for young people to access information and get help in an environment that is designed specifically for them
- Ensure confidentiality and trust so young people feel safe and supported — online and off
Loveisrespect is the ultimate resource to engage, educate, and empower youth and young adults to prevent and end abusive relationships.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline operates around the clock, seven days a week, is confidential and free of cost, and provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Callers to the Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly-trained, experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information, and referral services in over 170 languages. Visitors to this site can find information about domestic violence, safety planning, local resources, and ways to support the organization.
The Hotline is part of the largest nationwide network of programs and expert resources and regularly shares insight about domestic violence with government officials, law enforcement agencies, media, and the general public. The National Domestic Violence Hotline is a non-profit organization established in 1996 as a component of the Violence against Women Act (VAWA).
Since 1993, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) has been a comprehensive source of information for those wanting to educate themselves and help others on the many issues related to domestic violence.
Today, through its many key initiatives such as VAWnet, Women of Color Network, the Domestic Violence Awareness Project, and Building Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence, NRCDV works tirelessly to improve community response to domestic violence and, ultimately, prevent its occurrence. Our comprehensive technical assistance, training, and resource development are just a few examples of the many ways in which NRCDV broadly serves those dedicated to ending domestic violence in relationships and communities.
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) opened in July 2000 as a national information and resource hub relating to all aspects of sexual violence. Founded by the Pennsylvania Coalition against Rape, the oldest and one of the largest state sexual assault coalitions, the NSVRC is funded through a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Violence Prevention. The NSVRC’s Mission is to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and was named one of “America’s 100 Best Charities” by Worth magazine. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
The Trevor Project was founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, and is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.