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Meet with an Advocate

Please note that Survivor Advocacy Program staff are currently working remotely due to COVID-19. Advocates ARE available to meet via telephone or remotely via Microsoft Teams. We also have a private meeting room on the Athens campus that you can use if you need a private space to connect to the Teams meeting with your advocate.

How to Meet with an Advocate

  1. To schedule a (virtual Microsoft Teams) meeting with an advocate please visit our Bookings page and select either “New Client Appointment” or “Returning Client Appointment”. For returning clients, you may select your already assigned advocate.
  2. To speak with a confidential advocate regarding more time-sensitive needs, contact our hotline*: 740-597-SAFE (7233). 

  3. You can also request an appointment with an advocate by emailing survivor.advocacy@ohio.edu.


*Please note that on weekdays after 5 p.m. and on weekends, 740-597-SAFE (7233) is our acting hotline for time-sensitive but non-emergency requests. If you have a time-sensitive request or need to speak to an advocate urgently, call the hotline and leave a message that includes your name, your request, and a safe number we can use to call you back. An advocate will return your call as soon as possible. If you are in immediate danger, call 911. If you are contacting the Survivor Advocacy Program for general questions or to schedule for a later date and are not in need of an immediate advocate, please call Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or email survivor.advocacy@ohio.edu


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