Immediate Help/Steps For Impacted Parties

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

Confidential Health and Safety

Seeking Medical Treatment:

Students who believe they have been sexually assaulted may seek medical attention without reporting the crime to police. The hospital emergency room will assist in treatment of injuries, prevention of sexual transmitted infections and pregnancy, and crisis intervention and emotional support services. Physical evidence can also be collected at this time.

  • Tacoma General Hospital
    315 Martin Luther King Way, Tacoma 98405
    Telephone: 253-403-1000
    Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

 

  • St. Clare Hospital
    11315 Bridgeport Way SW, Lakewood, WA 98499
    Telephone: 253-985-1711
    Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

 

  • Pacific Lutheran University Student Health Center
    121st. Street and Park Avenue, Tacoma
    Email: health@plu.edu
    Telephone: 253-535-7337
    Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

 

  • Any Local Hospital of the Impacted Party’s Choice

 

Seeking Emotional Support:

Students who believe they have been sexually assaulted may seek emotional support without reporting the crime to the police or PLU.

  • Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County – Rebuilding Hope
    Website: https://www.sexualassaultcenter.com
    Location: 101 E. 26th Street, Suite 200, Tacoma, WA 98421
    Emergency Hotline: 1-800-756-7273
    Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

 

  • Pacific Lutheran University Center for Gender Equity
    Anderson University Center, Tacoma WA 98447
    Email: cge@plu.edu
    Telephone: 253-535-8759
    Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

  • Pacific Lutheran University Counseling Center
    University Center 300
    Email: chws@plu.edu
    Telephone: 253-535-7206