Women's Center

Gender Violence Prevention & Intervention (GVPI)

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The Women’s Center provides therapeutic services to survivors of gender violence,  which includes sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, cyber sexual harassment and sexual harassment. The Women’s Center is an inclusive space and serves all genders. In addition to providing therapeutic services, the Women’s Center also provides education and training initiatives focused on preventing gender violence.

If you are a student at Duke University (of any gender) and are a victim-survivor of gender violence, contact us at the Women's Center about our confidential services.

Need to speak with one of our confidential counselors?

  • Click here and answer a few questions. Your request for assistance will be referred to one of our counselors (Sheila or April-Autumn) and they will reply to you within 24 hours. If this is an emergency and you need immediate medical attention, you should call 911. If you do not hear from a counselor and you are concerned, please call 919-970-2108. Be aware that this is a pager. Please listen to the instructions carefully. You will be directed to either enter your return phone number so the counselor can call you back, or you will be directed to call the counselor's cell phone directly and that number will be provided to you. We are here to help you!
  • Call the Duke Health System paging service at 919-970-2108. Listen carefully for instructions that will tell you how to reach a staff person via phone. 
  • If this is an emergency situation and you feel you are in danger, call 911 or Duke Police at 919-684-2444.