Supportive Services & Initiatives

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Offers confidential support, medical and legal information, and referrals to local resources.

800-656-HOPE (4673) (24/7)

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Offers information on resources, safety plans, and how to support those impacted by domestic violence.

1-800-799-SAFE (7233) (24/7)

Anti-Violence Project

Provides counseling, advocacy, and education to LGBTQ+ and HIV-affected survivors. Call or text; English and Spanish.

212-714-1141 (24/7)

Planned Parenthood

Provides healthcare services, including birth control, emergency contraception, abortion, and STD testing and treatment; 24/7 chat portal for sexual health questions.

(855) 978-0806 (Massachusetts)
(800) 576-5544 (Los Angeles)

Peace Over Violence

Offers 24/7 emergency services (including emotional support, information, accompaniment, and advocacy) to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and intimate partner stalking.

Central Los Angeles - 213-626-3393
South Los Angeles - 310-392-8381
West San Gabriel Valley - 626-793-3385

Violence Intervention Program at LA General Medical Center

Supports victims of family violence and sexual assault, including ordering Evidence Collection Kits (“rape kits”) if requested. For more information about Evidence Collection Kits, visit


East Los Angeles Women's Center

Delivers services for survivors affected by sexual, domestic, and intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and homelessness.

(323) 526-5819
(800) 585-6231 (24/7 crisis hotline)

Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice

Provides direct services and legal representation to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

(323) 980-3500; info [at]*

* Do not include confidential information in an email without first getting permission from LACLJ.

Rape Treatment Center at UCLA Health

Provides comprehensive treatment for sexual assault victims, including 24-hour emergency medical care, forensic examinations and crisis counseling.


STOP Violence Program, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Helps survivors of domestic violence, intimate partner abuse, and sexual assault access mental health and supportive services.

323-860-5806; STOPviolence [at]

Reporting Agencies

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)

Investigates criminal reports of Los Angeles-based crimes; has concurrent jurisdiction with ECPD for crimes that happened on Emerson's campus.

911 (emergency)
213-486-1000 (non-emergency)

US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR)

Investigates discrimination complaints and pursues vigorous enforcement of civil rights in schools.

415-486-5555 (Los Angeles)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Works to end employment discrimination and investigates grievances.

213-785-3090 (Los Angeles)

California Civil Rights Department (CRD)

Investigates discrimination complaints in California in employment, housing, businesses, and state-funded programs.