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CU CARES Relationship and Sexual Violence Services

CU CARES is an intervention program for students affected by relationship and/or sexual violence provided through Student Health Services’ Counseling and Psychological Services. This program aims to coordinate the emotional, medical and legal needs of victims of interpersonal violence. CARES is an acronym for the services provided:







If you’ve been affected by relationship and/or sexual violence, you can seek confidential crisis counseling through CU CARES. Counselors will provide appropriate referral services and serve as an advocate on your behalf (accompaniment to appointments, assistance with emergency housing and academic accommodations, and support with judicial/legal processes).


It’s your choice of whether or not to file a report or move forward with an investigation. CU CARES will provide services and support no matter your decision.  


Medical services are available at Redfern Health Center with a well-equipped team of medical doctors, nurse practitioners and nurses. Females also have access to the Women’s Clinic at Redfern


CU CARES also provides educational programs to various campus groups and campus-wide awareness campaigns regarding relationship and sexual violence.


Accessing Services

CU CARES services can be initiated in a few different ways:

  1. Come to CAPS CU Now walk-in clinic at Redfern Monday – Friday during the hours of 10 a.m – 2:30 p.m. and mention CU CARES

  2. Call CAPS at 864-656-2451 and ask to schedule a CU CARES appointment

  3. Call or come to CAPS otherwise to express need or desire to receive CU CARES services