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How the Victim Advocate Helps

On-Campus Services

The Victim Advocate may be the first person to respond to the victim. During this critical time victims may experience a wide range of feelings and emotions. As an advocate, we can assist in many ways.

  • Emotional support
  • Information about resources and options
  • Appropriate referrals in the following areas:
  • Academic Support
  • Safe room (temporary housing)
  • Housing on campus
  • Counseling
  • Student Conduct
  • Medical
  • Public Safety Reporting
  • Advocating with Professors
  • Counseling Services provides limited medical treatment and counseling to students who may have been a victim of sexual misconduct or any other crime. They can be reached via phone at 209.946.2315 x2.

    Stockton Community Resources

    The Victim Advocate is available to:

  • Accompany a victim to a meeting with the police, a judicial hearing, court hearing, or a hospital/medical center.
  • Assist a student in filing a police report, judicial report, or restraining order, if the student chooses to do so.
  • Victim's Bill of Rights

  • To be free from intimidation and harm
  • To receive notification of judicial proceedings
  • To be present at hearings accompanied by a victim advocate
  • To be told of services within the community
  • To be treated with respect and dignity
  • To receive knowledge of the criminal justice system
  • To be able to impart a Victim Impact Statement
  • A comprehensive version of the Victim’s Rights and information regarding the judicial process can be found in the Tiger Lore Handbook.