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Resources for Vassar Students and Employees

Resources for Vassar Students 

If you need to talk to someone immediately, you can call the CRC at 845-437-7333 to connect with:

  • The Counselor-on-call (during the academic year) 24/7
    • Call the CRC and ask to speak to the Counselor-on-call.
  • Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) 24/7
    • Call the CRC and ask to speak to a SART advocate.

Student Support Offices on Campus (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)

Accessibility: 845-437-7584 (Old Laundry Building)
ALANA: 845-437-5954 (ALANA Center)
Counseling Service: 845-437-5700 (Metcalf)
Health Education: 845-437-7769 (Metcalf)
LGBTQ: 845-451-3521 (2nd Floor College Center)
Support, Advocacy, & Violence Prevention: 845-437-7863 (Metcalf)
Title IX: 845-437-7924 (Main S182)
Vassar Safety & Security: 845-437-5200  (CRC Main Bldg Lobby)  
Religious and Spiritual Life: 845-437-5551 (Chapel Annex, 2nd Floor)

Resources for Vassar Employees

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP), through E4Health, provides confidential access to free, short-term counseling through local therapists, as well as referral for other work/life needs. The EAP is available 24-hours a day/7 days a week for crisis intervention, and during regular business hours for counseling appointments, and can be reached at 800-828-6025.

In addition to counseling, the EAP provides referral and case-management for other personal or family needs, such as legal questions, child care, elder care, and debt counseling. E4Health offers an interactive, informational website on a wide range of topics: (username: vassar, password: guest).

Employees should also feel free to reach out to Vassar’s HR department with questions: 845-437-5820.

Off Campus Resources (for students and non-students)


The Dutchess County Helpline: 845-437-9700 or 877-485-9700
National Mental Health Lifeline: 800-273-8255
Safe Horizons Anger Management Line: 800-621-HOPE
Trevor Project (Crisis Support for LGBT community): 866-488-7386
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
Rape Crisis & Crime Victims: 845-452-7272
Domestic Violence: 845-485-5550
Grace Smith House (Domestic Violence): 845-471-3033 

Crisis Text Lines & On-Line Support

Dutchess County Helpline 845-485-9700,
Crisis Text Line 741-741, 

Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention Resources

(All services are available for individuals of all gender identities and sexual orientations)

Reporting On/Off Campus:
Town of Poughkeepsie Police: 911 or 845-485-3666
NYS Police CSAVU: 844-845-7269
Vassar Safety & Security: 845-437-7333
Vassar Title IX Coordinator: 845-437-7924 

Free Confidential Medical Care:
SAFE Exams at Vassar Brothers Medical Center: 845-454-8500
Mid-Hudson Regional Medical Hospital: 845-483-5000
Vassar Health Services: 845-437-5800 

Free Confidential Counseling:
Vassar Counseling Services: 845-437-5700
Center for Victim Safety & Support: 845-452-7272
Poughkeepsie Grace Smith House: 845-452-7155 

Advocacy & Support:
Vassar Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) 24/7: 845-437-7333
Vassar SAVP Director & Victim/Survivor Advocate: 845-437-7863
Poughkeepsie Crime Victims: 845-452-7272
Poughkeepsie Domestic Violence Services: 845-485-5550 

Vassar Accommodations (including no contact orders):
Vassar Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) 24/7: 845-437-7333
Vassar SAVP Coordinator: 845-437-7863,
Vassar Title IX Coordinator: 845-437-7927,