Victim Advocate/Violence Prevention

Victim Advocate / Violence Prevention

The Victim Advocate provides free, confidential services for victims of sexual assault, stalking and relationship violence. The Victim Advocate supports you in making your own decisions. Services include assistance with protection orders, safety planning, confidential counseling, and connection to services offered by Voices of Hope.

To schedule an appointment call (402) 472-0203 or visit with the Victim Advocate during walk-in hours at the Women's Center (340 Nebraska Union) from 2 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Contact the Voices of Hope 24-Hour Crisis line at (402) 475-7273 for 24-hour/7 day a week confidential support and assistance for victims of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.

PREVENT - Relationship Violence Prevention Peer Educators

PREVENT is a UNL student organization that works to end relationship violence and acquaintance rape through peer education. It began as a collaborative project between the Women's Center and the UNL Athletic Department, and is open to all students. We use a bystander intervention model and emphasize collaboration among all genders to end relationship violence.

PREVENT workshops feature lively, open discussions that explore men's and women's roles in creating a safer, healthier world. Read descriptions of  PREVENT presentations and submit a request to bring PREVENT to your organization or class here

To become a PREVENT peer educator come to a PREVENT meeting on Thursdays at 4 pm in the Nebraska Union (room posted) or contact the PREVENT Coordinator at You can also come to the Women's Center for more information, and participate in UNL PREVENT conversations on Facebook.

Associate Director

Jan Deeds

340 Nebraska Union

(402) 472-2598

Victim Advocate


340 Nebraska Union

(402) 472-0203