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Help for Victims / More Information

For all emergencies, dial 911 or contact Public Safety at 212.217.7777. 

If you have been the victim of sexual misconduct, you have the right to make a report to FIT Public Safety (212 217.7777, Pomerantz Center Room D-442), local law enforcement (911 or 212 741.8211, 10th Precinct, 230 West 20th Street), and/or state police.  FIT administrators can assist you in making a report to these authorities, if you wish.  You also have the right to choose not to report the incident to law enforcement. 

FIT REPORTING Resources

You also have the right to report the incident to FIT.  The college encourages reports be made to one of the offices listed below.  Please note that FIT strictly prohibits retaliation against individuals making a report of misconduct or who are otherwise involved in the conduct process.  More information on how to report and the procedures FIT follows to respond to incidents of sexual misconduct can be found in FIT’s Sexual Misconduct Response policy.

For Students and Employees:
Title IX Coordinator, 212 217.3360, 333 Seventh Avenue, 16th Floor

For Students:
Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students, 212 217.3800, Business and Liberal Arts Center, B221
FIT Care Team, 212 217.3800, Business and Liberal Arts Center, B221
International Student Services, 212 217.3700, Business and Liberal Arts Center, B103.  Information on immigration and visa frequently asked questions for victims of sexual and interpersonal violence may be found in ISS’s website.

For Employees:
Human Resources, 212 217.3650, 333 Seventh Avenue, 16th Floor

CONFIDENTIAL RESOURCES AT FIT

FIT also has confidential resources that can provide medical attention, support, and assistance for physical and mental health.  These resources are generally not required to re-disclose any information provided by a reporting individual.  For more details about the ability of these resources to maintain confidentiality, please see FIT’s Sexual Misconduct Response policy.

For Students:
Counseling Center, 212 217.4260, Dubinsky Student Center, A-212B
Health Services, 212 217.4190, Dubinsky Student Center, A-402

For Employees:
Employee Assistance Program, 212 217.5600, Pomerantz Center, Lower Level Room

City, State, and National Emergency Resources

Additional support resources are available in the community, from in-person emergency care to support hotlines.  In addition to the resources highlighted below, SUNY’s Sexual Assault & Violence Response (SAVR) Resources allow searching by campus, map, or zip code.  The SAVR site also includes information about sexual misconduct response in a variety of different languages.

The New York State Office of Victim Services provides support and resources for victims of crimes, including crimes of sexual misconduct. The OVS may be able to assist in compensating victims/survivors for health care and counseling services, including emergency funds. More information may be found on its website, https://ovs.ny.gov, or by calling 1-800-247-8035.

Beth Israel Medical Center, 212 420.2000, First Avenue at 16th Street

New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Hotline, 1 800 942.6906
NYC Domestic Violence Hotline, 800 621.HOPE (4673) or dial 311 (all languages, 24 hours) 
NYC Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline, 212 227.3000 (all languages, 24 hours)
NYPD Special Victims Liaison Unit, 212 267.RAPE (7273) (English and Spanish, 24 hours) 
SurvJustice
Legal Momentum
NYSCASA (New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault)
NYSCADV (New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence)
Pandora’s Project
Anti-Violence Project
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), 800 656.HOPE (4673) (24 hours)
Safe Horizons
GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project
National Center for Victims of Crime
National Domestic Violence Hotline, 800 799.SAFE (7233)   
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