Help for Victims / More Information
For all emergencies, dial 911 or contact Public Safety at 212.217.7777.
If you have been the victim of sexual misconduct, you have the right to make a report to FIT Public Safety ((212) 217-7777, Pomerantz Center Room D-442), local law enforcement (911 or 212 741.8211, 10th Precinct, 230 West 20th Street), and/or state police. FIT administrators can assist you in making a report to these authorities, if you wish. You also have the right to choose not to report the incident to law enforcement.
FIT Reporting Resources
You also have the right to report the incident to FIT. The college encourages reports be made to one of the offices listed below. Please note that FIT strictly prohibits retaliation against individuals making a report of misconduct or who are otherwise involved in the conduct process. More information on how to report and the procedures FIT follows to respond to incidents of sexual misconduct can be found in FIT’s Sexual Misconduct Response policy.
For Students and Employees:
Title IX Coordinator, (212) 217-3360, 333 Seventh Avenue, 16th Floor
Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students, (212) 217-3800, Business and Liberal Arts Center, B221
FIT Care Team, (212) 217-3800, Business and Liberal Arts Center, B221
International Student Services, (212) 217-3700, Business and Liberal Arts Center, B103. Information on immigration and visa frequently asked questions for victims of sexual and interpersonal violence may be found in ISS’s website.
Human Resources, (212) 217-3650, 333 Seventh Avenue, 16th Floor
Confidential Resources at FIT
FIT also has confidential resources that can provide medical attention, support, and assistance for physical and mental health. These resources are generally not required to re-disclose any information provided by a reporting individual. For more details about the ability of these resources to maintain confidentiality, please see FIT’s Sexual Misconduct Response policy.
Employee Assistance Program, (212) 217-5600, Pomerantz Center, Lower Level Room
City, State, and National Emergency Resources
Additional support resources are available in the community, from in-person emergency care to support hotlines. In addition to the resources highlighted below, SUNY’s Sexual Assault & Violence Response (SAVR) Resources allow searching by campus, map, or zip code. The SAVR site also includes information about sexual misconduct response in a variety of different languages.
The New York State Office of Victim Services provides support and resources for victims of crimes, including crimes of sexual misconduct. The OVS may be able to assist in compensating victims/survivors for health care and counseling services, including emergency funds. More information may be found on its website, https://ovs.ny.gov, or by calling 1-800-247-8035.
FIT has entered memorandum of understanding with both the Crime Victims Treatment Center and Mount Sinai Beth Israel. These institutions have formally collaborated with FIT to provide training and resources at FIT as well as victim services; CVTC provides a rape crisis hotline and confidential crisis intervention , while Mount Sinai Beth Israel provides emergency care services and confidential crisis intervention. CVTC is located at 40 Exchange Place, Suite 510, 212-523-4728. Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center is located at First Avenue at 16th Street, 212-420-2000.
NYC Domestic Violence Hotline, 800 621.HOPE (4673) or dial 311 (all languages, 24 hours)
NYC Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline, 212 227.3000 (all languages, 24 hours)
NYPD Special Victims Liaison Unit, 212 267.RAPE (7273) (English and Spanish, 24 hours)
NYSCASA (New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault)
NYSCADV (New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence)
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), 800 656.HOPE (4673) (24 hours)
National Domestic Violence Hotline, 800 799.SAFE (7233)
NYC Well, 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355), press 2. A free, confidential 24/7 information, referral crisis hotline offered by the Department of Mental Health and Hygiene, and Vibrant Emotional Health.
SAMHSA,1-800-662-HELP (4357), or text "WELL" to 65173. Psychotherapy treatment referral and information, 24/7.
NYC Family Justice Center, dial 311, locations in all 5 NYC boroughs
- NYC Family Justice Center, Manhattan
80 Centre Street
Subway: 4, 5, 6 to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall
or J, Z to Chambers Street
or N, Q, R to Canal Street
or 1, 2, 3, A, C to Chambers Street
Bus: M5, M9, M22, and M103
NYC Family Justice Center, Bronx
198 East 161st Street
Subway: 4, B, D to Yankee Stadium
Bus: BX1, BX2, BX6, and BX13
- NYC Family Justice Center, Brooklyn
350 Jay Street
Subway: A, C, F, R to Jay Street
or 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall
Bus: B25, B26, B38, B54, B57, B61, B62, B65, B67, B75, and B103
- NYC Family Justice Center, Queens
126-02 82nd Avenue
Subway: E, F to Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike
Bus: Q10, Q37, Q46, and Q60
NYC Family Justice Center, Staten Island
126 Stuyvesant Place
Close to the St. George Ferry Terminal
Staten Island Railroad to St. George
Bus: S40, S42, S44, S46, S48, S51, S52, S61, S62, S66, S74, S76, S78, S81, S86, S90, S91, S92, S94, S96, and S98