Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Services

If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual assault, relationship violence or stalking there are resources on campus to serve your needs. You are not alone and it’s not your fault.

Georgetown University Confidential Resources

Jen Luettel Schweer, MA, LPC is the Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Services Coordinator and is the primary point of contact for information, education, intervention and referrals for sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking at Georgetown. All services are free and confidential. Ms. Schweer is located in Health Education Services, 1437 37th Street, Poulton Hall, (202) 687.0323, More information about sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking can be found at

Erica Shirley, PhD is the Trauma Specialist at Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS). To schedule an appointment please contact the main line at (202) 687.6985. CAPS is located on the Eastern side of Darnall Hall and Dr. Shirley can be reached at

Access Resources through your Mobile Phone or Device

The District of Columbia has created a comprehensive website and app for smart phones that features resources, medical care information and other services for survivors of gender based violence. Georgetown University resources are also available on this app and website.

For more information go to the U ASK website and you can download the U ASK application by accessing the app at the iTunes app store (it is free) or through the DROID Marketplace. Please contact the Women’s Center for more information.

Medical Care

Washington Hospital Center and the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program

The SANE program is provided at the Washington Hospital Center(110 Irving Street, NW Washington, DC 20010 (202) 877.7000). For more information about SANE and/or medical care options please contact the Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Coordinator during regular business hours or the DC Rape Crisis Center (202) 333-RAPE for after hours advocacy. We strongly encourage you to seek out advocacy and support to understand all of your options to make the decision that is best for you at this time.

Off Campus Services and Resources

Survivors of violence, friends, family members and supporters are also encouraged to utilize local Washington, DC resources as well as national hotlines. Please contact us with any questions about these specific agencies.

DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC)
Local 24 Hour Rape Crisis Services (Free & Confidential)
(202) 333.7273

Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC)
(202) 742.1720 5321
First Place, NE Washington, DC 20011

Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN)
National 24 Hour Rape Crisis Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
National Online Hotline

SAFE, Inc. (Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment)
(202) 408.1476
PO Box 7412
Washington, DC 20044

Sexual Assault, Relationship Violence and Stalking Awareness on the Hilltop

Throughout the year students, faculty and staff join together from across campus for events and programming that raise awareness about sexual assault, relationship and intimate partner violence and stalking. For more information about student groups and campus activism please contact Health Education Services and the GU Women’s Center for details.