Privileged and Confidential Resources

Individuals who are confidential resources will not report crimes to law enforcement or college officials without your permission, except for extreme circumstances, such as a health and/or safety emergency. At Purchase College, the following are confidential resources for students:

Counseling Center: (914) 251-6390 or counseling@purchase.edu
Health Services: (914) 251-6380 or hse@purchase.edu
Wellness Center: (914) 251-6665 or wellness@purchase.edu
Victims’ Advocate: (914) 251-6390 or catherine.vanbomel@purchase.edu

Employees seeking a confidential resource can contact the Employee Assistance Coordinator: (914) 251-6098 or EAP@purchase.edu.

Off-campus options to disclose sexual violence confidentially for students and employees include (note that these outside options do not provide any information to the campus):

  • Off-campus counselors and advocates. Crisis services offices will generally maintain confidentiality unless you request disclosure and sign a consent or waiver form. More information on an agency’s policies on confidentiality may be obtained directly from the agency:
     
    Victim Assistance Services of Westchester Community Opportunity Program
    2 Westchester Plaza
    Elmsford, NY 10523
    (914) 345-3113 Office
    (914) 345-3513 Fax
    855-VAS-CALL Hotline
    (914) 345-9111 Hotline
    Contact: Victoria Markouizos (manager), vmarkouizos@westcop.org