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If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.

File a Complaint or Obtain Institutional Support

If you would like to report an incident to UH Hilo, you can choose to contact the Title IX Coordinator, a Deputy Coordinator, or a responsible employee. For more information, including confidential reporting, please see our Resources page.

Temporary Restraining Orders & No Contact Orders

The court may issue a temporary restraining order (TRO) against someone who is harassing or abusing you. For information on obtaining a TRO, please click here . Another option is to request a University-initiated No Contact Order (NCO). An NCO may be issued in cases of sexual misconduct/gender discrimination with or without an investigation. The Order will restrict one or both parties from contacting each other in person, by telephone, or any electronic means, including social media. Violation of the Order may constitute a separate violation of University policy. For information on NCOs, please contact the Title IX Coordinator.

Hawai╩╗i Island Resources

  • Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence : The HSCADV is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to ending domestic violence. They consist of at least 20 domestic violence agencies and offer resources all over the state.
    • Call: 808-832-9316
  • Child & Family Service : A private nonprofit that organization dedicated to "Strengthening families and fostering the healthy development of children." The CFS offers Abuse Hotlines and Domestic Abuse Shelters that allow women and children up to 90 days of a safe haven when fleeing from domestic violence. The locations of the shelters are confidential.
    • West Hawai╩╗i: 24/7, 808-322-SAFE (7233)
    • East Hawai╩╗i: 24/7, 808-959-8864
    • General Information: 808-681-3500
  • Hawai'i Island YWCA ┬áprovides confidential counseling services, medical services, support services, and a 24-hour crisis hotline: (808) 935-0677. YWCA is located at 1382 K─źlauea Avenue and 145 Ululani Street, both in Hilo.

Suicide Prevention

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline : The Lifeline offers free and confidential support for people in suicide crisis or emotional distress available 24/7 across the United States. En Español.
    • Call: 1-800-273-8255 | 1-800-799-4889 (TTY) | chat
    • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 | chat | text: 838255
  • IMAlive : IMAlive is an online crisis center which is part of the Hopeline Network that operates 24/7. It is the first online network with 100% of its volunteers trained and certified in crisis intervention. IMAlive allows you to receive help using an online chat rather than through phone.

LGBT Resources

  • The Trevor Project : The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people.
    • Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386, (24/7)
    • TrevorChat: 7 days a week, (3pm - 9pm EST / 9am - 3pm HST)
    • TrevorText: Text "Trevor" to 1-202-304-1200 Tuesday-Friday, (9am - 3pm HST)
  • Trans Lifeline : A hotline that provides support primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. Trans Lifeline is staffed by trans volunteers dedicated to improving the lives of transgender people.
    • Call: 877-565-8860
  • LGBT National Talkline : The LGBT National Help Center provides lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning people with free and confidential peer-support and resources.
    • Call: Provides peer-counseling, information and local resources for callers of all ages.
      • 1-888-843-4564, Monday - Friday (10am - 6pm HST), Saturday (6am - 11am)
    • Youth Talkline : Provides peer-counseling, information and local resources for youth through age 25
      • 1-888-843-PRIDE (7743), Monday - Friday (10am - 6pm HST), Saturday (6am - 11am)
    • Senior Talkline: Provides peer-counseling, information and local resources for senior callers.
      • 1-888-234-SAGE (7243), Monday - Friday (10am - 6pm HST), Saturday (6am - 11am)
    • Chat
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