The UArts Counseling Center is knowledgeable about services and practitioners in our community and will be happy to make appropriate referrals. Please call the Counseling Center at 215-717-6630 or visit us in Gershman Hall, Suite 307.
Alcohol and Drugs
If you have insurance and are in need of drug and alcohol treatment (detox, rehab, intensive outpatient or inpatient care), first call the number listed on your current health insurance card.
If you are currently without health insurance, you may be eligible for drug and alcohol treatment through Behavioral Health Special Initiative (BHSI). Call 215-546-1200 for information.
Resources for Drug and Alcohol Treatment
National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral
Thomas Jefferson University Substance Abuse Treatment Program
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Congresso de Latino Unido Inc.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Women for Sobriety
The Light Program
1420 Walnut Street, #500
1420 Walnut Street
Council for Relationships
Provides low-cost services using a sliding scale. Also provides reduced-fee counseling for University of the Arts alumni.
Crime Victims/Sexual Assault
Center City Crime Victim Services
Crime Victim Compensation
For Men Only (For Male Survivors of Sexual Assault)
Incest Survivors Anonymous
National Organization of Victim Assistance
Voice: 24 hours/day
TTY: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (ET)
The National Center for Victims of Crime
TTY - 1-800-211-7996
Women's Anti-Violence Education (WAVE)
Domestic Violence Resources
Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline (bilingual)
Congreso De Latinos Unidos (Latina Domestic Violence Program)
Women Against Abuse Hotline
Shelter, housing and legal services for domestic violence victims
Women Against Abuse Hotline (Spanish)
Women in Transition Hotline
Counseling, referrals and advocacy for women endangered by domestic violence and/or substance abuse)
Women Organized Against Rape (sexual assault counseling & advocacy)
Women Organized Against Rape Hotline (24 hour)
National Domestic Violence Hotline (24 hours)
Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN) (24 hours)
Need to File a Protection Order?
To file for a Protection Order in Philadelphia during business hours (M-F, 8-5)
Family Court, Abuse Assistance Unit
34 South 11th Street Room 242
To file for an Emergency Protection Order in Philadelphia after business hours:
Criminal Justice Center
1301 Filbert Street Room B3