Resources

 

EKU Sexual Violence, Assault, and Misconduct Resource Guide (click to download)

Important information if you or somebody you know experiences sexual violence.  Please contact any of the offices below if you need help. 

                          Reproductive Health Services Information (click to download)
 

Confidential Resources: No information will be shared.

 

Non-Confidential Resources: Private resources who could share information on a need-to-know basis.

 

Specialty Health Services: Reproductive health and emergency contraception resources.

 
 
 

Confidential Resources

                      If you are facing challenges and need help or support services:

CONFIDENTIAL SUPPORT SERVICES

EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY

RICHMOND-AREA COMMUNITY

Counseling Center

Whitlock 571

(859) 622-1303

Provides a wide variety of mental health enhancement services free of charge to EKU students.

Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

859-253-2511 (local)

Provides a 24-hour crisis line, free counseling services, referrals to community resources, and medical and legal advocacy.  Available to assist as an advocate in the Title IX or police process.

 

Hope’s Wings Domestic Violence Shelter

(859) 623-4095 

Provides a safe place for survivors of domestic violence to heal, based in Madison County.

 

Greenhouse 17

(800) 544-2022

Provides a 24-hour crisis hotline, emergency shelter, legal advocacy, and counseling for victims of domestic violence, supporting 17 different KY counties.

 

If you want to anonymously talk to someone:

National Hotlines

National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

www.rainn.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline

 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

www.thehotline.org

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline

1-866-331-9474

www.loveisrespect.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

 

 

Non-Confidential Resources

If you want to report a crime or believe there is immediate danger:

POLICE SERVICES

ON-CAMPUS OR OFF-CAMPUS EMERGENCY: CALL 911

EKU Police                              

701 Vickers Dr.                               

(859) 622-1111

Richmond Police

1721 Lexington Road, Richmond, KY 40475

(859) 623-8911

 

If you want to report to EKU officials, need assistance, or want to file a complaint with the University:

MAIN CONTACTS

Title IX Coordinator

Joslyn Olinger Glover

Jones Building, Room 417

Chief Equity Officer

(859) 622-1327

joslyn.glover@eku.edu

Reviews and coordinates incidents under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972.

Office of Equity and Inclusion

Jones Building, Room 416

(859) 622-8020

http://www.equity.eku.edu

Administers, investigates, and enforces the University’s Non-Discrimination and Harassment Policy.  Reviews and coordinates incidents under Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

 

If you are facing challenges and need help or support services:

NON-CONFIDENTIAL SUPPORT SERVICES

EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY

RICHMOND-AREA COMMUNITY

Dean of Students

Whitlock 540

(859) 622-3436

Provides a wide array of information regarding EKU student resources and support, including referrals and accommodations.

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EKU Green Dot

Jones Bldg. 417

(859) 622-6784

Trains and educates the University community in bystander intervention and violence prevention.

 

 

If you are having health problems, and /or need medical treatment:

HEALTH SERVICES

EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY

RICHMOND-AREA COMMUNITY

Student Health Services

Rowlett 103

(859) 622-1761

Offers a range of health services for enrolled EKU students.

Baptist Health- Richmond

801 Eastern Bypass, Richmond, KY 40475

(859) 623-3131

A comprehensive regional medical center with trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) on staff

 

If you are an employee of the University:

EMPLOYEE SERVICES

EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY

RICHMOND-AREA COMMUNITY

Employee Assistance Program

1-800-327-2255

www.mybalanceworks.com

Provides referral services for a wide range of health issues.

 

Please see any Richmond-Area Community resource.

 

If you need legal advice or representation:

LEGAL REFERRAL SERVICES

EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY

RICHMOND-AREA COMMUNITY

N/A

Kentucky Bar Association

514 W. Main St., Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-3795

Provides legal referral services, and a list of all attorneys licensed to practice law in KY

Appalachian Legal Defense Fund

114 North Third St., Richmond, KY 40475

(859) 624-1394

Provides free legal advice and representation to indigent Kentuckians living in Appalachia.

Specialty Health Services

 
Reproductive Health Services

Madison County Health Department
216 Boggs Lane
Richmond, KY 40475
859-623-7312
http://www.madisoncountyhealthdept.org/AdultHome.html
Services:
  • Birth control (including condoms, diaphragm, the Pill, contraceptive patch, Depo Provera, IUD, NuvaRing, and emergency contraception)
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Sliding scale, income-based fees
EMW Women’s Clinic
161 Burt Road
Lexington, KY 40503
859-278-0331
Services:
  • Emergency contraception
  • Sliding scale, income-based fees 
 
EMW Women’s Surgical Center
136 W. Market St.
Louisville, KY 40202
800-292-2189 or 502-589-2124
http://www.emwwomens.com/
Services:
  • Surgical abortion with anesthesia
  • Emergency contraception
  • Sliding scale, income-based fees
Bluegrass Health Center (Planned Parenthood)
268 Southland Drive, Suite 120
Lexington, KY 40503
859-252-8494
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/centerDetails.asp?f=3291
Services:
  • Abortion referral
  • Birth control
  • HIV testing
  • Emergency contraception
  • Pregnancy testing
  • STD testing, treatment, and vaccines
  • Women’s health care
  • Men’s health care
  • All major insurance plans accepted; Affordable Health Care options also available
Pregnancy Help Center
227 West Irvine St.
Richmond, KY 40475
859-624-3942
http://www.madisonphc.org/
Services:
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Maternity clothing, baby clothing, diapers, and other material resources
 
Emergency Contraceptives

Wal-Mart
820 Eastern Bypass
Richmond, KY 40475  
859-624-4330
Product:  Plan B and generic available.
Location within store:  Pharmacy area with other contraceptives.
 
Rite Aid
654 University Dr.
Richmond, KY 40475
859-623-7326  
Product:  Plan B and generic available.
Location within store:  Available upon request at pharmacy counter. No prescription or proof of age required.
 
Rite Aid
1115 Kim Kent Dr.
Richmond, KY 40475
859-623-5812
Product: Plan B and generic available.
Location within store: Over the counter in a tamper-proof case that cashier opens upon request.
 
CVS
409 E. Main St.
Richmond, KY 40475
859-623-7481
Product: Plan B and generic available.
Location within store: Over the counter in tamper-proof case that cashier opens upon request.
 
Kroger
890 Richmond Plaza
Richmond, KY 40475
859-624-1093 
Product: Plan B and generic available.
Location within store: Over the counter in pharmacy area.
 
Meijer
2013 Lantern Ridge Dr.
Richmond, KY 40475  
859-575-5064
Product: Plan B available.
Location within store: Available upon request at pharmacy counter.  No prescription or proof of age required.
 
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