Equal Opportunity Services
The University of Houston
153 Student Service Center 2
Houston, TX 77204-3020
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UHS Title IX Coordinators
Following is a list of University of Houston System Title IX Coordinators. If you have any concerns about sex discrimination at or in the University of Houston System, please contact one of the following offices. These pages provide information on getting help with sexual assault situations; suggestions on how to proceed in reporting assaults; support resources and contact information; and also some specific information about alcohol and drugs in relation to sexual assault.
University of Houston - Main Campus
Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Richard Anthony Baker
Assistant Vice Chancellor/ Vice President
University of Houston - Clear Lake
Title IX Coordinator
Karen Edwards, MS
Executive Director, Human Resources/Affirmative Action
University of Houston - Downtown
Title IX Coordinator
Ivonne Montalbano, MBA, SPHR
Vice President for Employment Services and Operations
Title IX Coordinator
Tommy N. Thomason, M.Ed
Student Conduct Officer/Title IX Coordinator
University of Houston - Victoria
Campus Reporting Resources
713.743.3333 or 911 from a campus phone. Click here to find UHDPS on the campus map.
If you wish to report a crime, including a sexual assault, please contact UHDPS away.
713.743.8835. Click here to find EOS on the campus map.
If you wish to report an act of discrimination, harassment, or sexual misconduct (this includes sexual assault) in accordance with UHS policy, please contact EOS. Please note that you can pursue a criminal complaint at the same time that you pursue a complaint with EOS. Please call for more information.
Dean of Students (DOS)
832.842.6183. Click here to find DOS on the campus map.
If you wish to report conduct that may be in violation of the student code of conduct or if you need assistance or information regarding University services or programs, please contact DOS.
If you want to make an anonymous report go to MySafeCampus.com. Using this system, you can report the incident and your identity will not be revealed unless you reveal it.
713.743.5454 Click here to find CAPS on the campus map.
Mental health professionals are available to all UH students, faculty and staff at CAPS. Call CAPS to schedule an appointment. Emergency appointments are available and the services are free.
832.842.6183 Click here to find DOS on the campus map.
If you need assistance or information regarding University services or programs you are invited to stop by DOS to meet with the dean on call who will direct you to the appropriate source of assistance. Dean of Students office personnel are helpful in answering simple questions as well as helping you untangle more complicated issues.
713.743.8835 Click here to find EOS on the campus map.
EOS enforces the University’s Discrimination and Harassment and Sexual Misconduct policies. Please give EOS a call if you have concerns in this area.
713.743.5463 Click here to find LGBT on the campus map.
The LGBT Resource Center seeks to create an environment of inclusion and acceptance for all UH LGBT students, staff and faculty. Through outreach, programming, education, advocacy, leadership and visibility, we strive to strengthen the UH LGBT community and to eliminate attitudes of homophobia, heterosexism, and gender identity oppression. The Center provides the UH LGBT community with access to a broad range of resources, activities, and support services through collaborations with student organizations, campus departments, and local community organizations.
713.743.3333 Click here to find UHDPS on the campus map.
UHDPS strives to enable students, faculty, staff and visitors to be safe while pursuing their on-campus endeavors. UHDPS employs many programs to assist the UH Community. Please call UHDPS if you have a safety and security on campus.
713.743.5149 Click here to find the Health Center on the campus map.
The UH Health Center combines the convenience of a walk-in clinic with the resources of a state-of-the-art medical facility. Call the Student Health Center to make an appointment or to receive important medical referrals and information.
713.743.5430 Click here to find Wellness on the campus map.
The mission of UH Wellness, a campus-wide education and prevention program, is to promote healthy choices and create a healthier, safer learning environment across all dimensions of wellness, including: social, spiritual, intellectual, occupational, physical, and emotional wellness. It does so through providing outreach, education, and support to the university community. Its goal is to inform students and employees on how to improve their own personal well-being, and to assist the university in promoting a WELL campus.
The University Commission on Women is responsible for informing and advising the President and other senior administrative leaders, as well as the general university community, on issues and concerns that have an impact on women at the University of Houston. The Commission reports to the President of the University of Houston. Two priority objectives adopted by the Commission are (1) to retain strong faculty and (2) to create a family-friendly environment.
Women’s Resource Center (WRC)
832.842.6191 Click here to find Women’s Resource Center on the campus map.
The Women’s Resource Center offers a comfortable place where faculty, staff and students can seek information, obtain confidential referrals and discuss issues of concern.
Off Campus/Local Resources
Houston 24-Hour Crisis Hotline-Houston
Houston Domestic Violence Hotline
Toll Free 800.256.0551
Houston Sexual Assault Hotline
Toll Free 800.256.0661
AADA’s mission is to prevent violence against women. AADA works to strengthen and promote equal and healthy family relations within the Asian community. AADA does this through public awareness, support systems, community empowerment, and collaborations with organizations sharing similar goals.
Bay Area Turning Point, Inc. provides recovery solutions services for survivors of family violence and sexual assault and facilitates violence prevention strategies for societal change in partnership with our community.
The Bridge exists to assist women, children and men in crisis’, particularly those who have been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault or homeless situations. Violence issues are rampant across the United States and throughout all ethnic, educational and socioeconomic lines.
Located in Humble, Texas, Family Time provides: 1) Free counseling and support groups for victims of abuse.; 2) A 24-hour crisis helpline, 3) “The Door,” an emergency shelter for domestic violence victims and their children; 4) Hospital accompaniment for sexual assault victims provided by trained advocates; 5) Trained staff to provide legal advocacy about issues stemming from abuse; 5) Professional counseling at affordable rates for non-victim issues; 6) Parenting education and anger management classes; and 7) Most services are also available in Spanish.
The Fort Bend County Women’s Center assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children. Call the Fort Bend County Women’s Center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at to receive emergency and transitional shelter, non-residential services, crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy, educational outreach, accompaniment, case management, a learning resource center and many other support services.
The Houston Area Women’s Center helps individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence in their efforts to move their lives forward. We provide shelter, counseling and advocacy to support them in building lives free from the effects of violence.
Houston Area Mental Health Information
provided by the University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center
The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center is dedicated to excellence and leadership in the provision of patient care and the growing need for treatment of persons with mental illness residing in Harris County.
Domestic Abuse: 281.391.4504
Sexual Assault: 281.391.5262
Katy Christian Ministries is a social service non-profit serving the Katy/West Houston, Fulshear & Simonton Areas. KCM has social service departments that offer emergency financial assistance, food pantries, a crisis center that houses the domestic abuse center and the sexual assault center, 2 resale stores and 3 donation centers.
281.292.4155 ext 231
Crisis Hotline: 936.441.7273
The Montgomery County Women’s Center provides safe shelter, crisis intervention, counseling, legal and support services to victims/survivors of family violence, sexual assault, stalking and abuse in Montgomery and surrounding counties and provides education to the community about such issues.
Women’s Center of Brazoria County provides: 1) Shelters for abused women and children; 2) Non-residential services (domestic violence and sexual assault); 3) Rape Crisis Program/Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/SART; 4) Education (Speakers’ Bureau, professional trainings, primary prevention); 5) 24 Hour Toll-Free HOTLINES (includes Information & Referral); 6) Volunteer (includes training and assignments); 7) Resale Shop; 8) Supervised Visitation Program; 9) Crime Victim Compensation (notification & assistance in filing); 10) Domestic Violence Awareness Classes; and 11). Parenting Classes and Workshops.
512.927.9616 TTY for the Deaf community
254.634.1184 or 254.773.7765
800.799.SAFE (7233) or 800.787.3224 (TDD)
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.HOPE (4673)
Off Campus LGBTQ Resources
Is a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence through caring action, education and expanding access to resources and to opportunities for action.
Hatch Youth is dedicated to empowering Houston-area Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning adolescents, ages 13-20, to become responsible citizens and positive contributions to society.
Gay & Lesbian Switchboard Houston has been on the line for Houston’s GLBT community since 1982. With support from the United Way of Greater Houston, Texas Office of the Attorney General and community partners, MCC and the Switchboard remain vital links for GLBT individuals throughout Southeast Texas who have become targets of domestic violence and sexual assault. Anyone, regardless of sexual orientation, may contact the Switchboard if they have become a hate crime target.
Resources for Men
White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.
Men Can Stop Rape seeks to mobilize men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men’s violence against women.
Male Survivor is committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism.
The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives.
Resources for College Students
Consent is Sexy is essentially a Sexual Rights Awareness campaign, targeting students in high schools, colleges and universities.
Loveisrespect is a national resource specifically designed for teens and young adults that are involved in abusive relationships.
Students Active for Ending Rape (SAFER) is the only organization that fights sexual violence and rape culture by empowering student-led campaigns to reform college sexual assault policies.
Step UP! is a prosocial behavior and bystander intervention program that educates students to be proactive in helping others.