List of services
The resources below include emergency numbers or hotlines to reach campus and local police, rape or domestic help, Title IX support, safety classes and more.
If you have experienced Sexual Assault (on or off-campus) immediately call any police department (WV State, WVU police, Morgantown Police) through 911 and go to your nearest hospital for examination and medical attention. Next, visit Title IX for resources and counseling.
If you have experienced sexual harassment on campus contact the WVU Title IX office (304-293-5600) to ensure the proper steps are taken and your rights as a student or/and employee are protected.
24 Hour Crisis Line, Valley Healthcare: 800-273-3136
Adult/Child Abuse Hotline:
Carruth Crisis Text Line (for students): 741741
Disaster Distress Helpline: 800-985-5990 (immediate help coping with trauma)
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673
Poison Control: 800-222-1222
Rape & Domestic Violence Information Center (RDVIC): 304-291-5100
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline:
Veteran’s Crisis Line: 988 (then press 1)
Veteran’s Crisis Text Line: 838255
992 Elmer St.
If you are experiencing or are witnessing a life-threatening emergency or violation of human rights, call the police and cooperate when they are on scene.
Rape & Domestic Violence Information Center (RDVIC)
The exact location is undisclosed for resident safety.
RDVIC provide services to men, women, and children who are currently experiencing or who are survivors of domestic violence, child abuse, incest, sexual assault, elder care abuse, care giver abuse, sexual harassment, or stalking. RDVIC provides emergency shelter, counseling, support groups, advocacy, community education, and volunteer opportunities. Their services are confidential and free of charge
Title IX and Office of Equity Assurance
1085 Van Voorhis Rd. Suite 250., Morgantown, WV
Title IX creates equity for faculty, staff, and students. It covers sexual violence, sex or gender-based discrimination, including stalking, relationship violence, bullying, and sexual misconduct.
Institute of Technology Police
Potomac State Police
Tech Emergency Alerts
Monongalia County Victim Assistance Program
75 High St.
Monongalia County Victim Assistance program provides support and advocacy for all victims of crimes through the entire legal process. If you have been a victim of a crime or would like to contribute as a supporter of a victim you can call the Mon County Victim Assistance Program (located in the prosecutor’s office) for more information.
City of Keyser Police Department
11 N. Davis St.
Family Crisis Center
Domestic violence services in Keyser, WV. Call this hotline for help and information about how you can stay safe.
Mineral County Sheriff’s Department
100 E St. Keyser, WV
Mineral County Health Department
1080 Co Route 220
Tests survivors of sexual assault for pregnancy or STI’s.
Potomac Valley Hospital
100 Pin Oak Lane
Offers rape kits to sexual assault survivors in Keyser.
Montgomery General Hospital
401 6th Ave, Beckley, WV
Offers rape kits to sexual assault survivors.
Women’s Resource Center - Beckley
304-255-2559 or 888-825-7936
104 Wilson St., Beckley WV
Provides assistance with resources or safety contact your local Women’s Resource Center.
WVU Tech Student Counseling Services
Provides WVU students with counseling for trauma, domestic abuse, or sexual assault.
WVU Safety & Wellness
Safety Classes at WVU
Self-defense, child safety, lab safety
Safe Zone WVU
The Safe Zone at WVU is a program run out of the LGBTQ+ Center.
WVU Student Legal Services
Legal Aid of West Virginia
Ensures fairness in our state’s civil justice system by providing free legal information,
advice, and representation to vulnerable individuals and families facing threats
to basic needs such as physical safety, food, shelter, and access to healthcare,
education and other lawful benefits.
Mountain State Justice
Mountain State Justice opened its doors in 1996 to pursue impact and significant litigation on behalf of low-income West Virginians. Since that time, MSJ has provided free legal services to thousands of individuals fighting to protect their families, their homes, their health and safety, and their livelihoods.
WV Senior Legal Aid
WV Senior Legal Aid provides free civil legal services and counsel to senior West Virginians age 60 and older, with a focus on economically or socially disadvantaged, disabled, and rural seniors.
Child Welfare Information: Gateway's Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect
Factsheet discusses state laws that designate the groups of professionals who are required to report cases of suspected child abuse and neglect. It also addresses reporting by other persons.
Concealed Carry WV
West Virginia is a constitutional carry state. Open carry is legal with no requirement to have a license to carry a firearm, provided the person is at least 18 years old and is legally entitled to have a firearm under state and federal law. Some areas are off-limits, including schools (including WVU) and courthouses.
Request a Panic Button
Resources on campus safety (e.g., active shooter), inclement weather, and more. If you have experienced Sexual Assault (on or off-campus) immediately call any police.
WVU Campus Emergency Alert & Notifications
WV Coalition against Domestic Violence
5004 Elk River Rd
This is a state-wide organization that provides resources to victims of domestic and institutional violence through community networks. The WCDV also advocates for victims through public policy and awareness, prevention programs, and education. They also offer resource through collaborative projects like, Child Victimization, LGBTQ Committee, Abuse in Later Life Joint Partnership, and Behavioral Health Initiative. New website coming soon!Visit Us on Facebook