The University of South Florida St. Petersburg has an on-call Victim Advocate that is available to provide information, community referrals, and crisis response to all USFSP students who may be victims of crime (i.e., date rape, assault, domestic violence).

  • These services are free and confidential for all USFSP students.
  • If contacting the victim advocate, please identify yourself as a USFSP student so she can assist you to the best of her ability.

Additional Victim Advocate Information and Referral Sources

  • Sexual Assault Victim Examinations (SAVE): Suncoast Center‘s Sexual Assault Services of Pinellas County provides examinations to meet the needs of rape victims.
  • Victim Crime Compensation: The State of Florida provides funds to victims of crime to assist with medical bills, counseling, etc.
  • Legal Services: Gulfcoast Legal Services provides free legal assistance with issues of stalking and/or domestic violence. (727) 821-0726
  • Pinellas County Referrals: Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
  • Sexual Assault Victims Information:

Services available to all USFSP students
24 hours a day, seven days a week
(727) 698-2079

Rape Crisis Hotline (24 hrs): 727-530-RAPE (7273)