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Support Services @ Women’s Resources Center

Women's Resources Center is a designated confidential resource related to sexual assault/rape, sexual harassment, stalking and abuse within a relationship (sometimes called dating or domestic violence). When we talk with students and provide supportive counseling and advocacy, the information we hear goes no further! There are three staff members at the women's center who provide students with supportive counseling and advocacy serivces, all can be reached at 217.333.3137 or through email:

Pat Morey, Assistant Dean & Director, pmorey@illinois.edu

Molly McLay, Assistant Director, mclay1@illinois.edu

Rachel Storm, Assistant Director, rstorm2@illinois.edu

Other support services and reporting options can be found here.

Individual support and advocacy services are available to students by appointment and referral. WRC utilizes a feminist approach to counseling and advocacy services where empowerment is central.

Student Issues Addressed:

  • sexual assault/ sexual abuse/rape
  • abuse in intimate relationships
  • stalking and street harassment
  • unplanned pregnancy
  • gender harassment
  • sexual harassment
  • sexual identity issues
  • unequal treatment based on gender
  • child care access and support
  • safety on campus
  • eating disorders and treatment
  • body image/body politics
  • single parenting
  • financial issues
  • health & fitness concerns
  • sexuality and reproductive health
  • women returning to college

Support Services Offered

  • short term supportive counseling
  • advocacy for academic needs
  • advocacy with criminal justice system
  • advocacy with student discipline system
  • information & referral for therapeutic needs on campus, in the community, in the home community, abroad or travel
  • advocacy with significant others and parents
  • financial assistance (scholarships and awards)
  • educational programs addressing needs of women
  • confidential support groups