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Unwanted Sexual Encounter(s): Occurred More Than 5 Days Ago

If the unwanted sexual encounter(s) occurred more than 5 days ago, SHW can still provide emotional support and counseling, as well as a medical evaluation and treatment. We are here for you!

  • To make a Medical Services appointment, call (434) 924-5362 and note that you need care following an unwanted sexual encounter.
  • To make a Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) appointment, call (434) 243-5150 and note that you need care following an unwanted sexual encounter.

Regardless of the time that has elapsed since the unwanted sexual encounter, you may benefit from the following:

  • Counseling services to help you cope with emotional or physical symptoms following the encounter (sleep or appetite changes, difficulty concentrating, or problems with memory)
  • Medical evaluation and treatment
  • Screening for sexually transmitted infections
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Referral to support services, including free services at Sexual Assault Resources Center (SARA), The Shelter for Help in Emergency, and the UVA Women’s Center