Resources and Support - Sexual Assault and Violence Education - Christopher Newport University

Sexual Assault and Violence Education

Resources and Support

Medical Assistance

On-Campus Confidential Resource
CNU Health and Wellness Services
(757) 594–7661
Freeman Center First Floor

Off-Campus Confidential Resource
Riverside Regional Medical Center
500 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard
Newport News, VA 23601
(757) 594–2000
(757) 594–2050 (Emergency-Trauma Center)

You may request a sexual assault advocate if one is not provided.

You may receive a forensic sexual assault examination by a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE nurse).

Physical evidence may be usable if proper procedures are followed for evidence collection within 120 hours of the assault.

Support and Counseling

On-Campus Confidential Resource

Office of Counseling Services
(757) 594–7047
Freeman Center Second Floor

Off-Campus Confidential Resources

The Center for Sexual Assault Survivors (The Center)

(757) 599-9844

Crisis Hotline (757) 236-5260

718 J Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601

Provides individual and group counseling, outreach and information for survivors, family and friends


(757) 722-2261

24-hour hotline (757) 723-7774

Provides comprehensive family violence services (domestic violence/sexual assault) for Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson and York County

Newport News Victim Services Unit (Commonwealth's Attorney Office)

(757) 926-7443

2501 Washington Avenue, Sixth Floor
Newport News, VA 23607

Victim advocate

Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault 24-Hour Hotline 

Call: (800) 838-8238

Text: (804) 793-9999

Virginia LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault 24-Hour Hotline

Call: (866) 356-6998

Text: (804) 763-9999

LGBT Life Center of Hampton Roads

(757) 640-0929

247 W 24th Street
Norfolk, VA 23517

Provides resources, advocacy and counseling

Planned Parenthood

(757) 826-2079

Hampton Health Center
403 Yale Drive
Hampton, VA 23666
Provides reproductive health care and education


(757) 258-5022
24-hour helpline (757) 258-5051

Located in Williamsburg, VA
Provides prevention, education, shelter and support services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN)

24-hour hotline (800) 656-HOPE (4673)

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

COVA CARE and COVA HDHP (Anthem) (855) 223-9277
COVA HealthAware (Aetna) (888) 238-6232
Kaiser Permanente HMO Kaiser (866) 517-7042
Optima Health Vantage HMO Optima (866) 846-2682

Counseling provided by all health plans offered to commonwealth of Virginia employees and their dependents

CNU Deputy Title IX Coordinators

Deputy Title IX Coordinators are trained to help individuals find the resources they might need, explain all reporting options and respond appropriately to conduct of concern, including retaliation.

For employees:

Stephanie Hautz
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Director of Human Resources
CNU North, 1st Floor
(757) 594-7145 (office)

For students:

Katie Wellbrock
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs
David Student Union 3142
(757) 594-7160 (office)

Carrie Gardner
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Director of Athletics
Freeman Center 226
(757) 594-7462 (office)

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