Employee and Family Resources Program The EFR Counseling Program aims to provide easily accessible and high quality counseling services to individuals (youth and adult) and families in a safe and confidential setting to address issues of depression, anxiety, addiction, family or marital conflict, and/or other concerns that impact daily functioning and quality of life for all members of our community.
Transformative Healing (LGBTQIA) 515-850-8081 Transformative Healing's mission is to end sexual violence in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual (LGBTQIA) and other gender and sexual diverse communities through an empowerment and social justice framework.
You may choose to talk with someone on campus you trust who is not a confidential resource, such as the Title IX Coordinator, Dean of Students, Residence Life Coordinator, or a close friend.
Alternatively, call Campus Safety and Security at (641) 269-4600 and simply ask for an Advocate. The Ombuds will listen and inform, research issues to help generate options, and coach individuals on how to deal with difficult and sensitive situations.
As an alternate and informal channel of communication, the Ombuds Office is available to the entire college community – staff, students, faculty and administrators – to address concerns.
The Amani staff provides counseling, outreach services, personal advocacy, legal advocacy, children’s programming and information and referrals. This will be accomplished through the collaborative and coordinated multidisciplinary response of the agencies and organizations that work with Native American DV/SA survivors and their families.
Deaf Iowans Against Abuse On-Call, 24 hrs 319-531-7719 TEXT ONLY 515-661-4015 Iowa Affirmation and Resources Chat Operating hours: am-pm After-hours chat options: (24/7) (7am-2am) Iowa ARCh is a safe & supportive space for survivors of abuse, stalking, and sexual violence in Iowa, and their loved ones. Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa (Asian and Pacific Islander victim support) On-Call, 24 hrs 866-881-4641 Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa serves victims / survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities in Iowa.Grinnell College encourages all community members to make a prompt report of any alleged incident of sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, and/or intimate partner violence to local law enforcement and the College.For individuals who are not prepared to make a report but are still seeking information and support, there are several statutorily-protected confidential resources available, as designated below.Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) Open Monday-Friday, 8-5 p.m.Lower level of Forum, 1119 6th Avenue (641) 269-3230 Staff who work at SHACS are confidential resources, including but not limited to receptionists, nursing staff, psychologists, psychiatrists, and physicians.These resources can provide guidance in making decisions, information about available resources and procedural options, and assistance to either party in the event that a report and/or resolution under the College’s policy is pursued.