Resources for Faculty and Staff
On-Campus Resources- Non-Confidential
The Office for Human Resources is located in the Interchurch Center (475 Riverside Drive New York, NY 10115): 646-745-8350.
The mission of the Barnard College Human Resources Department is to support the advancement of Barnard’s goals, values and vision through staff recruitment and retention, training, benefits, compensation, and employee and labor relations.
The Office of Nondiscrimination and Title IX is currently operating remotely and is available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (closed on holidays).
The Office of Nondiscrimination and Title IX focuses on developing and supporting programs and services to ensure that the College is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Individuals who may have experienced or observed discrimination or harassment may consult with the Director of Nondiscrimination and Title IX to discuss their concern or initiate a report.
On-Campus Resources- Confidential
Barnard Ombuds Office is located in Hewitt Hall: 212-853-1352
The Barnard College Ombuds Office is available as a campus-wide resource to assist students, faculty and staff. The Ombuds Office provides a confidential and informal environment in which possible options for dealing with variety of Barnard-related issues and concerns can be explored. As a confidential and impartial third party, the Ombuds Office is a uniquely positioned, independent resource within the College.
Through Humana (formerly known as "Harris Rotherberg International, Inc.") we encourage you to participate in the Employee Assistance Program and to take advantage of the available resources provided. This program is available to you at no cost. Click here to learn more about the Employee Assistance Program's referral services for counselling (24/7) as well as legal and financial advice. You may contact Humana at (800) 448-4358 or at www.hriworld.com.
Off-Campus Resources (Close in Proximity)
Crime Victims Treatment Center of St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital (CVTC)
(212) 523-4728, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue Suite 8F and 126 West 60th Street
CVTC provides respectful treatment of survivors of family and intimate partner violence, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and other forms of violence and crime.
St. Luke's (Mt. Sinai) Emergency Medical Services
(212) 523-3335, Amsterdam Ave & W 113th St
Roosevelt Hospital (Mt. Sinai) Emergency Department
(212) 523-4000, 1000 10th Ave
Both St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospital Emergency Departments provide highly acclaimed treatment services for victims of sexual assault and have SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner) examiners available 24 hours a day. SAFE examiners devote their full attention to the victim’s needs, and only with the victim’s consent, collect evidence that can be used to prosecute the crime.
Other Hospital-Based Resources
The following hospitals provide safe examinations.
For a list of other hospitals that offer SAFE centers, please visit: www.svfreenyc.org/survivors_emergency.html.
(212) 939-1000, 506 Lenox Ave
Mount Sinai Hospital
1 Gustave L Levy Pl., (212) 241-6500 or (212) 590-3300
Anti-Violence Project (AVP)
116 Nassau Street, 3rd Floor, (212) 714-1184
AVP is a New York based resource. AVP provides free and confidential assistance to thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected (LGBTQH) people each year from all five boroughs of New York City through direct client services and community organizing and public advocacy. Find more information on their website or reach their bilingual (English/Spanish) hotline at 212.714.1141.
Sanctuary for Families
PO Box 1406, Wall Street Station, (212) 349–6009
Annually, Sanctuary for Families serves over 10,000 individuals who experience some form of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and related forms of gender violence. Its services include: counseling, legal assistance, crisis and temporary shelter, community education, and advocacy, among others.
2 Lafayette Street, 3rd Floor, 1(800) 621-HOPE (4673)
Through its 57 programs, Safe Horizon provides assistance to those who have experienced domestic and intimate partner violence, child physical and sexual abuse, human trafficking, stalking, youth homelessness, and other violent crimes. Its services include: counseling, legal representation, and housing and employment assistance, among others.
Additional New York City resources and information can be found on the city government website at http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/living/violence-help-adults.shtml
Any of the above-mentioned services can assist with connecting you to the Victims Assistance Program to help cover costs of services.
The New York District Attorney's office offers centralized information about options and resources, including information about protective orders, related to domestic violence. Please visit http://manhattanda.org/resources-victims-domestic-violence.
There is a wealth of information and support available online. Below are a few resources that can be helpful to learn more about sexual violence behaviors and resources.
Intimate Partner Violence. Also referred to as Domestic Violence, Relationship Violence, or Dating Violence.
Learn more about IPV behaviors: https://www.rainn.org/get-information
New York State domestic violence information and resources: http://www.opdv.ny.gov/help/index.html (For resources in Spanish click here)
Stalking. Learn more about Stalking behaviors: http://www.victimsofcrime.org/docs/src/stalking-fact-sheet_english.pdf
Sexual Assault. Learn more about Rape and Sexual Assault: www.safehorizon.org
Online support and information about the impact of Sexual Assault: www.rainn.org/get-information/effects-of-sexual-assault
Healthy Relationships and Self Care. The New York Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence provides a wealth of resources related to dating violence and domestic violence. Visit their website at: http://www.nyc.gov/html/ocdv/html/prevention/relationship.shtml Give and expect respect. Visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline project, loveisrespect.org, described as the ultimate resource to engage, educate and empower youth and young adults to prevent and end abusive relationships.