The Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support Center (VPAS) is located in Schwartz 101C. When you enter Schwartz Hall, enter right into Room 100 into the Wellness Reception area and someone will greet you and check you in. The phone number is 203.392.6946. We have space for meetings, study, and discussion programs. Our space is wheelchair accessible.
VPAS is currently open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. We are open all year, and visitors are always welcome!
meet the staff
Catherine Christy, MA, ATIXA Certified Victim/Survivor Advocate Director of the Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support Center (VPAS)
Coordinator of the Support and Resource Team (SART)
University Victim Advocate
ChristyC1@SouthernCT.edu Office: 203.392.6946
Catherine is available 24/7 at 203.687.1252
Melissa Kissi, MSW, ATIXA Certified Victim/Survivor Advocate Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention Specialist University Victim Advocate KissiM1@SouthernCT.edu Office: 203.392.6945 Melissa is available 24/7 at 203.507.3751
Sabrina St. Juste Graduate Intern StJusteS1@SouthernCT.edu Office: 203.392.5786
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