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Call us when you don’t know who to talk to. Anonymous and confidential, 7:00 pm - 7:00 am (617) 627-3888 or AIM at: tuftsE4P

Ears for Peers is the confidential peer support hotline of Tufts University. We serve the Tufts community from 7:00PM to 7:00AM every night of the academic year, and from 7:00PM to 1:00AM during reading period. If you don’t know where to go or who to talk to, we can help refer you to someone who can help. If you just need someone to talk to we are here to listen. Since we are a confidential hotline, you can feel comfortable that whatever is said over the phone will remain just that – confidential. Whether you are just calling to vent about roommate problems, or you need someone to confide in about an eating disorder, we are there to listen and support you. Whatever the subject of the call is, our goal, along with simply lending an ear, is to make you aware of resources on and off campus that can provide you with more stable support to help you overcome the concern at hand.


Tufts Police (TUPD):
Emergency Phone: (617) 627-6911 / Non-emergency: (617) 627-3030

Group of Six--

The Africana Center
(617) 627-3372 / africana@tufts.edu

Asian American Center
(617) 627-3056 / linell.yugawa@tufts.edu

Latino Center
(617) 627-3363 / ruben.stern@tufts.edu

International Center
(617)627-3458 / internationalcenter@tufts.edu

Women’s Center
Tel: 617.627.3184
Fax: 617.627.3228

LGBT Center
Contact: Director Tom Bourdon
(617) 627-3770 / tom.bourdon@tufts.edu

Physical Health--

Health Services
Academic Year Hours: Monday - Thurs.: 8:00am - 7:00pm; Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm; Saturday: 10:30am - 5:00pm

Fenway Community Health Center
Dedicated to improving health in the community. Resource for safer sex options, for drug addictions and help with withdrawal, HIV testing, women’s health.
(617) 267-0900 and (888) 242-0900

Good Samaritans
Is a hospital. Call for Medical Care and information for Medical Care.
(508) 427-3900

Mental Health--

Counseling Center
Hours: Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm
(617) 627-3360 (call TU Police at (617) 627-3030 after hours to page the on-call counselor)
National Suicide Hotline
Call when considering suicide.
Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE; 1-800-273-TALK

Trevor Foundation: LGBT Suicide
Support of LGBT individuals who are suicidal.
(800) 850-8078

Help Finding a Therapist Hotline
Callers who wish to find a consistent therapist in the area.


Office of the Dean of Students
Tel. 617-627-3158 / Fax. 617-627-3059

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Contact: Christy Galatis, OEO Specialist
(617) 627-3298 / christy.galatis@tufts.edu

Other Helpful Resources--

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
Boston Rape Crisis center. Dedicated, professionally trained volunteers to give support and help victims of rape, encouraging victims to take the right steps.
Hotline: 617-492-RAPE (7273) or 1-800-841-8371 / engagements@barcc.org

Emergency Contraception Information Line or Getthepill.com
Callers in need of Plan B pill; second website is a prescription service for a fee of $20 to get pill.
Hotline: 1-888-NOT-2-LATE
National STD and AIDS hotline
Callers needing STD or AIDS support.

Queer Peers
Q4P is a group of students willing to talk to members of the community about various issues regarding LGBT such as coming out, supporting a friend, or relationship drama. They operate through e-mail, and addresses can be found on the website. Reference for: All issues regarding the LGBT community. Sponsored by LGBT center.

Boston Bisexual Women’s Network
A feminist, not-for-profit collective organization whose purpose is to bring women together for support and validation. Committed to the goals of full acceptance as bisexuals within the gay and lesbian community, and to full acceptance of bisexuality and the liberation of all gay people within the larger society.

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project
The Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project supports victims and survivors through education, advocacy and direct services. Understanding that the serious public health issue of domestic violence is not gender specific, we serve men in relationships with men, regardless of how they identify, and stand ready to assist them in navigating through abusive relationships.
24 hour Hotline: 800-832-1901 / cs@gmdvp.org

Domestic Violence Hotline
Hotline for victimes of domestic violence.
Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE

Sexual Abuse Prevention Hotline
Support for witnesses of signs of sexual abuse.

Eating Disorders Hotline
Hotline for victims of eating disorders and to provide support.
Hotline: 1-888-236-1188

Self Injury Hotline
Callers who are suffering from issues of self mutilation or injury.
Hotline: 1-800-DONT CUT

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