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We invite you to use confidential counseling resources to support your immediate and long term needs. Confidential resources have special legal protection and will not share your name or personal information with anyone. These resources can also discuss your options to support you in making informed choices based on your individual needs.

Stanford Resources For Students

Confidential Support Team (CST)

The Confidential Support Team offers confidential support to Stanford students impacted by sexual assault and relationship violence, including domestic abuse, intimate partner abuse, stalking and sexual or gender-based harassment. CST services include information and help accessing resources, short-term emotional support and ongoing individual counseling. There is no charge for Stanford students. For more information about CST’s 24/7 hotline, hours and support services, please visit the CST web page.

  • Business line: (650) 736-6933
  • 24 Hour Hotline: (650) 725-9955 (initially directed to CAPS on-call clinicians)

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Stanford Resource For Faculty and Staff

Faculty Staff Help Center: (650) 723-4577

Non-Stanford Resources for Students, Faculty & Staff

  • The YWCA provides services on campus and by phone:  Direct Stanford line:  (408) 295-4011 ext. 3667; YWCA 24 hour hotline: (800) 572-2782
  • Rape Trauma Services (San Mateo County) Crisis Line: (650) 692-7273
  • Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (San Mateo County) Hotline: (800) 300-1080
  • Bay Area Legal Aid (Santa Clara County): (408) 850-7066
  • Bay Area Legal Aid (San Mateo County): (650) 358-0745