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If you believe you or someone you know has been impacted by sexual misconduct or harassment, you are urged to immediately notify the police and/or seek medical attention.

Emergency Response

  • Wentworth Public Safety Emergency: (617) 989-4444
  • Boston Police Emergency: 911
  • Sexual Assault Unit: (617) 343-0044

Confidential Health and Safety

Medical Treatment

  • You may seek medical care without reporting the crime to the police. Go to the hospital emergency room for treatment of injuries, prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy, and crisis intervention and emotional support services. Physical evidence for medical/legal services can also be collected at this time. Evidence can be collected within 5 days of the assault. 
  • Local emergency room 
  • SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner)-certified nurses are specifically trained to perform exams and collect forensic evidence from sexual assault survivors. You can seek medical care whether or not you report the assault to the police. You may receive free care and do not have to use your insurance. 

For follow-up medical services

Counseling and Emotional Support

On-Campus Confidential Counseling

  • Wentworth Center for Wellness: (617) 989-4390 - located in Watson 001 (https://wit.edu/wellness-disability-services
  • By contracting with ProtoCall, the nation's leading provider for telephonic behavioral health services, Wentworth students have access to Masters and Doctoral-level counselors outside of the center's normal business hours of 8:15 am to 4:45 pm Monday through Friday. To access call 617-989-4390

On-Campus Confidential Counseling

  • Massachusetts Safelink – 24 hour domestic violence hotline: (877) 841-8371
  • GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project – 24 hour hotline: (800) 832-1901
  • Boston Area Rape Crisis Hotline: (800) 841-8371
  • The Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (for those who have served in the military, currently serve in the military, members of the ROTC): (877) 995-5247 http://www.sapr.mil/