Victim/Witness Assistance

Victim/Witness Assistance Resources


On-Campus Resources

ECU Student Health Services

For ECU Students only, ECU Student Health Services has trained forensic nurse examiners on staff that can assist victims of sexual assault at our Main Campus SHS. We can provide information, appropriate testing for health concerns related to the assault, and can also collect evidence kits during our normal business hours. The Main Campus SHS accepts walk-ins or victims may contact the SHS by telephone at 252.328.6841 or view more on their website.

ECU Office of the Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students serves as a liaison between students, parents, faculty, university staff and administrators to: assist with individual or group crisis; navigate campus procedures; and serve as an advocate for students, when needed. The Office of the Dean of Students is the primary contact for individuals who need assistance identifying the appropriate resources available to them, as well as serves an integral role in providing support to students who are involved in cases of sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. Our office is committed to providing guidance by sharing resources and giving referrals to students who are experiencing difficult situations that may be negatively impacting their academic and personal success. This support often includes referrals for on- and off-campus resources, sharing information regarding campus and criminal options, and advocating for student academic accommodations.

Contact the Office of the Dean of Students by calling (252) 328-9297 or by visiting 125 Umstead Hall or visit their website.

ECU Office of Equity and Diversity & Title IX

East Carolina University has established a Title IX Department with the primary focus of providing education centered around the issues of sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking; thoroughly investigating reports of such behaviors; and ensuring that the university follows federal regulations. For more information, visit the Office for Equity and Diversity Title IX website.

Should you need assistance or guidance related to any of these matters, please contact:

ECU Police Department, Emergency 9-1-1, Non-Emergency (252) 328-6787
Office for Equity and Diversity, Title IX Department, (252) 328-6804
Office of the Dean of Students, (252) 328-9297
ECU Student Health Services, (252) 328-6841
ECU Advocacy Site

Off-Campus Resources

Real Crisis Center

Real Crisis Center provides victim advocacy services to victims of crime in Pitt County. They have victim advocates who specialize in helping victims through the medical and judicial process and can also provide counseling to victims, family or friends. They provide on-scene response and are also accept walk-ins. They are available by phone 24 hours per day. Their office is located at 1310 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville N.C. 27858. They can be reached by telephone at 252.758.4357 or by the Crisis Hotline by dialing 988. Additional information and available victim services can be found on their website.

Center for Family Violence Prevention

The Center for Family Violence Prevention provides court services, counseling, and other services to domestic violence victims. Victim advocates provide necessary support and resources for those who are experiencing domestic violence. Court Services provided by the victim advocates include: crisis intervention, safety planning, case management, assistance in filing for a Domestic Violence Protective Order (DVPO), referrals to legal assistance, address confidentiality program, and victim compensation claims. Additional information and available services can be found on their website.  The Center for Family Violence Prevention is located at 111 East Third Street, Greenville, NC 27858 US, Telephone number is (252)758-4400.

Pitt County District Attorney Office

The Pitt County District Attorney Office provides victim advocate services for victims/witnesses of crime. Contact can be made via telephone at 252.695.7100 or in- person at the Pitt County Courthouse located at 100 W. 3rd Street. Greenville N.C. 27858.

Links to victim resources and available services can be located on the Pitt County District Attorney website.

Additional On and Off Campus Resources

The Title IX Office publishes a Guide to Resources on Campus and Beyond which provides these and other available resources. The Guide can be accessed online.