On Campus Resources
CARE is committed to the eradication of sexual and gender-based violence through creating and sustaining a safe, healthy, and equitable community for all people. CARE strives to achieve this through provision of comprehensive prevention education, individual support and advocacy, and holistic healing programs for all members of the UCLA community
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is here to support your mental health needs as you pursue your academic goals. Their services are designed to foster the development of healthy well-being necessary for success in a complex global environment. CAPS offers a variety of services to meet your needs including:
- Crisis counseling available by phone 24 hours a day/7 days a week
- Emergency intervention
- Individual counseling and psychotherapy
- Group therapy
- Psychiatric evaluation and treatment
- Psychoeducational programs and workshops for students, staff and faculty
- Campus mental health and wellness promotion
The Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center (The Ashe Center) is devoted to providing quality, accessible, state-of-the-art healthcare and education to support the unique development of UCLA students. Their services include Primary Care, Women’s Health, Immunizations, Travel Medicine, Physical Therapy, Specialty Clinics, Radiology & Laboratory, and Acupuncture. Students can schedule appointments online, in person, or by phone and can communicate with their primary care providers via secure electronic messaging.
The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education & Research Center (WHERC) provides education on physical, psychological, environmental, and social issues that impact women’s health and well being. Through partnering with local and national grassroots and well-established community and governmental organizations, the WHERC organizes cutting-edge community outreach and consumer education programs for the UCLA Center of Excellence in Women’s Health.
The UCLA Center for the Study of Women works towards a world in which education and scholarship are tools for social justice feminism, improving the lives of people of all genders. The UCLA Center for the Study of Women is an internationally recognized center for research on gender, sexuality, and women’s issues and the first organized research unit of its kind in the University of California system. Though CSW is funded by the Division of Social Sciences, it serves the entire university.
The UCLA LGBTQ Campus Resource Center provides a comprehensive range of education and advocacy services supporting intersectional identity development as well as fostering unity, wellness, and an open, safe, and inclusive environment for UCLA’s LGBTQ community. The LGBTQ CRC affirms folks of all sexual and gender identities and serves the entire UCLA community – undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Stop by the Center to attend their programming, utilize their services, or participate in an allyship training.
Title IX was enacted in 1972 as a code of federal regulation. Title IX prohibitive conduct as outlined in the SVSH Policy include: Sexual Harassment, Sexual Violence, Relationship Violence, Stalking, Gender discrimination, Gender identity discrimination, Gender Expression discrimination, Sexual Orientation discrimination, Pregnancy discrimination, Retaliation, Indecent Exposure, Statutory rape, Invasion of Sexual Privacy, and Failure to Comply with an Order. Title IX is a neutral office. Where investigations are launched, both parties have equal rights throughout the investigative process. Both parties are permitted one advisor and one support person. Both parties are Noticed of the investigation, rationale, any available hearing or appeal rights and procedures, how to obtain a copy of the investigation report, the final determination, and any sanction imposed
The RJHC creates a centralized space for UCLA students’ resources on affordable and accessible reproductive health. The RJHC Tent will be available twice a week on Bruin Plaza near the LGBTQ+ Center, offering free pregnancy tests, hygiene products, and condoms, as well as Plan B at a reduced cost, and information on birth control, Title IX, and other sexual and reproductive health initiatives
SURGE is a political advocacy, organizing, and direct service group dedicated to promoting better education on issues surrounding reproductive injustice, such as the stigma surrounding abortion as well limited accessibility of reproductive care in underserved communities. We are an inclusive space, welcoming of all sexualities, gender identities, religions, races, ethnicities, etc.
Bruin Consent Coalition seeks to create a safe, inclusive campus for students of all gender expressions and sexual orientations by educating our campus community on sexual assault. According to multiple peer review journals, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men will experience sexual violence by the time they graduate college. BCC’s goal is to promote consensual sex, effective bystander intervention, and access to University resources that support survivors of sexual assault.
The aim of the Body Image Task Force is to help the entire UCLA student body combat issues of body image. They do do so by hosting events, workshops, and speakers that tackle issues such as exercise, eating disorders, body dysmorphia, mental health, and self esteem.
Modeled after UC Davis’ Love Lab, the Bruin Love Station (BLS) is mobile cart that offers free safer-sex supplies, educational materials, campus resource information, and opportunities for students to converse with trained peers and professional staff. It is available for co-programming and participation in campus events.
Provides basic needs for students including free menstrual hygiene kits.
Off Campus Resources
The mission of Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is to provide convenient and affordable access to a comprehensive range of quality reproductive health care and sexual health information through patient services, education and advocacy.Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is made up of three areas: Health Services, Education, and Advocacy.
Since 1969 the Los Angeles LGBT Center has cared for, championed, and celebrated LGBT individuals and families in Los Angeles and beyond. Today the Center’s nearly 800 employees provide services for more LGBT people than any other organization in the world, offering programs, services, and global advocacy that span four broad categories: Health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, Leadership and Advocacy
The Rape Treatment Center provides free, comprehensive, state-of-the-art treatment for sexual assault victims – adults and children – 24 hours a day, including highly specialized emergency medical care, forensic/evidentiary services, counseling, advocacy, accompaniment, and information about rights and options to help victims make informed choices and decisions. The Rape Treatment Center also provides ongoing, longer-term, trauma-informed therapy and other support services for victims and their significant others.
A centralized space for sexual health resources on the UCLA campus and its surrounding areas.
If you’re 12 to 19 years old and live in California, find out where you can pick up free condoms or you may have the option to get condoms mailed to you.
The Pill Club is a company that provides prescription and delivery to help women access birth control. The Pill Club’s online service includes more than 120 brands, including female condoms and emergency contraceptive. The Pill Club is able to prescribe birth control via telemedicine in 35 states and delivers free of charge to all 50 states, plus Washington D.C
Family PACT covers the family planning needs of California residents who are low income and who have no other source of coverage.
Find a reputable and safe abortion provider in your area using this feature.
SexInfo Online is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing our readers with comprehensive information about human sex and sexuality— health, identity, and relationships. Their website, a digital archive containing hundreds of articles, is maintained by a team of student writers, editors, and webmasters from the University of California, Santa Barbara who have studied and are passionate about human sexuality.
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org y rainn.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
Abortion pills by mail is a reality in all 50 states. Plan C hosts a directory of services and research on safe home abortion.