Clark College Supports Survivors

Talk to Someone

Are you looking for support, information, advice, or a referral?

Trained support specialists are ready to help.

RAINN National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline
Online chat     |     1-800-656-HOPE (4673)     |     TTY: 1-800-810-7440
Services available 24/7

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Tell Someone

If you or someone you know has experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic or dating abuse, or stalking, the most powerful thing you can do is to report it.

Submit a Title IX Report
Learn more about reporting options


Stay Safe

Would you feel safer with a security escort to your car or class?

Contact security. They’re here to help.

Learn more about Security and Safety

(360) 992-2133
7 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday
7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Friday

Sexual misconduct—which includes sexual assault, sexual/gender harassment and discrimination, domestic and dating abuse, and stalking—can happen to people of all genders, all sexual orientations, and all backgrounds. Clark College is committed to supporting students and employees who are survivors of sexual misconduct.
At Clark, we believe that all members of our community …

…and nothing you have done can change the fact that you deserve these things.


Get Help

We recognize that you may need support in other areas of your life. Below are key resources for available to Clark College students from food and toiletries, to counseling and medical support, to housing assistance.

The Penguin Pantry

  • Grab-to-go snacks
  • Grocery
  • Toiletries and school supplies

Science Building Complex (SCI ), Room 101
Phone: 360-992-2100
Email: penguinpantry@clark.edu

Learn more about the Penguin Pantry...

Clark College Counseling and Health Center

  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Health Services
  • Self Care

Health Sciences Building (HSC) Room 124
Phone: 360-992-2614
Email: chc@clark.edu

Learn more about the Counseling and Health Center...

Workforce Education Services

  • Displaced Homemakers
  • Emergency Grants
  • Homelessness Prevention
  • Connection to Public Benefits

Gaiser Hall, Room 215
Phone: (360) 992-2729
Email: wes@clark.edu

Learn more about Workforce Education Services...



Get Involved

Become a peer educator.
Contact Tavish Bell for more information.
360-992-2580
tbell@clark.edu


Definitions

What is consent?

Permission for something to happen or agreement to do something. Consent is informed, enthusiastic, and revocable.

What does it mean to be incapacitated?

Incapacitation occurs when an individual lacks the ability to knowingly choose to participate in sexual conduct. A person who is incapacitated cannot make a rational, reasonable decision because the person lacks the ability to understand his or her decision.

What is sexual harassment and sexual assault?

Sexual assault: Any intentional sexual contact or intercourse without a person’s affirmative consent.

Sexual harassment: harassment in a workplace, or other professional or social situation, involving the making of unwanted sexual advances or obscene remarks.

What is meant by confidentiality?

The state of keeping or being kept secret or private.

What is domestic violence?

Violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner.

What is gender based harassment?

If you experience acts of aggression, intimidation, stalking, or hostility based on gender or gender stereotyping, this may be gender-based harassment. Threats or non-consensual disclosure of a person’s gender identity or that a person is transgender or non-binary (i.e. “outing”) is also gender-based harassment.

What is stalking?

A course of unwanted attention that is repeated or obsessive, directed toward an individual or a group and that is reasonably likely to cause alarm, fear or substantial emotional distress