Assistance Beyond MIT | For Students

Assistance Beyond MIT

Additionally, members of the MIT community can contact these off-campus resources:

BOSTON-BASED RESOURCES

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)

Assistance to victims and committment to social change
https://barcc.org/
617-492-7273 or 800-841-8371
24 hour hotline

GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project

Assistance and support to victims and survivors of domestic violence, focusing on GLBTQ communities
http://www.glbtqdvp.org/
800-832-1901
24 hour hotline

The Network/LaRed

Hotline for lesbians, bisexual women, and the transgender community
http://tnlr.org/en/
617-742-4911

The Victim Rights Law Center

Free legal services for sexual assault survivors
https://www.victimrights.org/
617-399-6720 x19

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

The following government agencies may provide additional resources for students and/or employees who have concerns of sexual misconduct or other forms of  discrimination.

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights

https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html
617-399-6720 x19

US Department of Education

5 Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109
617-289-0111

Center for Changing our Campus Culture

Information and resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual violence on college and university campuses
http://changingourcampus.org/

U.S. Department of Justice

Office on Violence Against Women
https://www.justice.gov/ovw
145 N Street, NE, Suite 10W.121
Washington, D.C. 20530
202-307-6026

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

https://www.eeoc.gov/
John F. Kennedy Building
475 Government Center
Boston, MA 02203
800-669-4000

The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-commission-against-discrimination
One Ashburton Place, Room 601
Boston, MA 02108
Washington, D.C. 20530
617-994-6000

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity in NASA Assisted Programs: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Related Laws
https://odeo.hq.nasa.gov/documents/nondiscrimination.pdf

Equal Opportunity in NASA Assisted Programs
https://odeo.hq.nasa.gov/documents/TVI-IX_Poster.pdf

Title IX and STEM: Promising Practices
https://odeo.hq.nasa.gov/documents/71900_HI-RES.8-4-09.pdf

Title IX and STEM: A Guide for Conducting Title IX Self-Evaluations
https://odeo.hq.nasa.gov/documents/TITLE_IX_STEM_Self-Evaluation_Fillable.pdf