Hotlines and Emergency Resources

The Center provides emergency services for UDC students as well as the university community.

Emergency services may include on-going counseling, referral to university or community resources, or consultation for faculty and staff facing a crisis situation.  In case of an emergency, staff is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Staff and faculty may refer students directly to the Center at 202.274.6000 or may call for consultation in regard to a student for whom they are concerned.

If you are currently experiencing a mental health emergency or are concerned about your own safety or the safety of someone else, please do not delay.  Call 911 for immediate help or visit the nearest hospital emergency room.

Local Hospitals

Georgetown Hospital | 3800 Reservoir Road, NW | Washington, DC 20007 | 202.444.2000

The George Washington University Hospital | 900 23rd St., NW Washington, DC 20037 202.715.4000

Howard University Hospital  | 2041 Georgia Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20060 | 202.865.6100

Medstar Washington Hospital Center | 202.877.7000

Providence Hospital | 1150 Varnum Street, N.E. Washington, DC 20017 | 202.269.7000

Psychiatric Institute of Washington | 4228 Wisconsin Avenue, NW – Washington, D.C. 20016 | 202.885.5600

Sibley Memorial Hospital | 5255 Loughboro Road, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016 | 202.537.4000

Suburban Hospital | 8600 Old Georgetown Road | Bethesda, MD 20814 | 301.896.3100


Childhelp, Child Abuse Hotline 1.800.4.A.CHILD (422.4453)

DC Crisis Hotline:  1.888.7WE-HELP or 1.888.793.4357

DC Department of Mental Health Access HelpLine at 1.888.7WE-HELP or 1.888.793.4357

DC Mobile Crisis Unit:  (202-673-9300)

DC Rape Crisis Center 202.233.7273

Domestic Violence Hotline at 1.800.799.SAFE/1.800.799.7233 and TTY 1.800.787.3224

Metro TeenAIDS 202.543.8246 | 202.543.8246

National Sexual Assault 24-HOUR HOTLINE 1.800.656.4673

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1.800.273.TALK (English), 1.888.628.9454 (Spanish)

Planned Parenthood of DC 202.877.0355

National Graduate Student Crisis HOTLINE 1.877.472.3457

UASK DC  is a tool which providesimmediate access to the information needed most in the event of a sexual assault on one of DC’s eight college campuses — quickly, confidentially and free.  Visit the website to download the app on your mobile phone.

Campus Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services 202.274.6000

Health Center 202.274.5030

University Police 202.274.5050

Accessibility Resource Center 202.274.6417

Title IX Coordinator – Evola Bates 202.274.6016