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The mission of the Women's Center is to advocate, educate, empower, and provide a safe environment for ALL students. The Women's Center Provides: campus and community-wide programming and education on gender equality, students with access to resources, a safe place to voice concerns/questions/ideas, a safe space for LGBTQIA+ community and advocates, counseling by a licensed mental health counselor, referrals to community and campus resources, and a central point of contact for victims of sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, or domestic abuse.
The Women's Center is part of the Counseling and Health Care Department. The Women's Center has direct and confidential access to such professional personnel as RNs, nurse practitioners, licensed mental health practitioners, licensed clinical social workers, and licensed addictions counselors. The Women's Center staff receives crisis intervention specialty training and has a strong relationship with Kearney's SAFE Center--a violence and domestic abuse shelter. Additionally, Women's and Gender Studies works collaboratively with the Women's Center to provide resources and support.