Talk with a professional counselor

Counselors support students in reestablishing a sense of safety, processing events, coping with trauma-related symptoms, and restoring a sense of control. A counselor can provide you with confidential services and emotional support in dealing with the trauma you may be experiencing. Services are free and available to all students.

 

Contact WPI's Counseling Staff

Make an appointment with WPI’s counseling staff by calling  (508) 831-5540 (M-Th, 8am-7pm; F, 8am-5pm). Walk-in hours are 2pm to 3pm, Monday through Friday.  In an urgent situation after normal business hours, contact a counselor on call through the WPI Police at (508) 831-5555 (24 hours).

Off-Campus Resources

THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES WERE ASSEMBLED BY OUR COLLABORATIVE PARTNER, CLARK UNIVERSITY.

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK)
(617) 338-2355 
ATASK primarily serves Asian families and individuals in Massachusetts and New England who suffer from or are at risk of suffering from domestic violence. ATASK embraces and represents a range of Asian ethnic populations—all ages, cultures, abilities, and sexual orientation.

Community Legal Services And Counseling Center (CLSACC)
(617) 338-2355 , (617) 661-1010
CLSACC serves battered women, abused children, women and children living in poverty, families and senior citizens at risk of homelessness, refugees/immigrants, and people with disabilities, as well as people who suffer from mental illness that affects their ability to function in the community.

Domestic Abuse Hotline for Men and Women (DAHMW)
(617) 338-2355888-7HELPLINE (+1 888-743-5754)
DAHMW specializes in assisting male victims of partner violence, and provides crisis intervention and support services to all domestic violence victims and their families, to help survivors recover from trauma.

Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project
(800) 832-1901 
The Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project, since domestic violence is not gender specific, serves victims and survivors who are men in relationships with men, regardless of how they identify, and stands ready to assist them through education, advocacy, and direct services.

The Network/La Red
(617) 742-4911
The Network/La Red offers free services for abused lesbians, bisexual women, and transgender (LBT) folks, including a hotline, Safehome program, Advocacy program, and Community Organizing and Education program—all bilingual, and wheelchair- and TTY-accessible. ASL interpreters, air filters, and reimbursement for child-care are available.

Pathways for Change
(508) 852-7600
Pathways for Change provides services to survivors of sexual assault and their families, friends, and loved ones.  

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts (PPLM)
(617) 616-1600(800) 258-4448
PPLM protects and promotes sexual and reproductive health and freedom of choice by providing clinical services, education and advocacy, because sexual health is essential to every person's well-being.

Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE)
SAFE provides services, publications, and training to lesser-served victims of domestic violence: straight men, GLBT victims, teens, and the elderly—and promotes perpetrator accountability.

Violence Recovery Program (VRP) at Fenway Health
(617) 927-6250(800) 834-3242
The VRP provides counseling, support groups, advocacy, and referral services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) victims of bias crime, domestic violence, sexual assault, and police misconduct.  

Worcester Police
(508) 799-8606

YWCA of Central Massachusetts/Daybreak Resources
(508) 755-5371 , and 24-hour hotline (508) 755-9030
Daybreak, a YWCA Central Massachusetts program, is for anyone whose life is affected by interpersonal violence—offering a confidential emergency shelter, short-term counseling, support groups, court advocacy, and school- and community-based violence prevention education programs.