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Hochberg Women's Center

Hours

Mon - Thu

8:30am - 7pm

Friday

8:30am - 5:00pm

Contact the Women's Center

Fisher Student Center, 2nd floor
Women's Center (401) 232-6854
Advocacy Helpline (401) 232-4209

The Gertrude Meth Hochberg Women's Center at Bryant offers education for the entire Bryant community about issues that affect women, both on and off-campus. Annual events celebrate the diversity and contributions of women at Bryant, and around the world, and provide a forum for discussing issues facing women in business and society.

Staff

Kelly Boutin

Assistant Director

Kelly Boutin

Assistant Director

The Hochberg Women's Center is committed to enhancing the quality of life for the community of women at Bryant University. It is a resource for students, faculty, and staff to gather and celebrate diversity, engage in intellectual discussion, and work toward the full participation of women in the life of the University.

The Women's Center supports the mission of Bryant University by

  • Providing resources and support to the increasing number of women students on campus
  • Organizing programs geared toward increasing women's awareness like Women's HERstory Month
  • Participating in International Education Week
  • Collaborating with faculty and student organizations to strengthen co-curricular education and foster a student-centered learning environment.
Women's Center History Women's Center FAQ

The Hochberg Women's Center is committed to enhancing the quality of life for the community of women at Bryant University. It is a resource for students, faculty, and staff to gather and celebrate diversity, engage in intellectual discussion, and work toward the full participation of women in the life of the University.

The Women's Center supports the mission of Bryant University by

  • Providing resources and support to the increasing number of women students on campus
  • Organizing programs geared toward increasing women's awareness like Women's HERstory Month
  • Participating in International Education Week
  • Collaborating with faculty and student organizations to strengthen co-curricular education and foster a student-centered learning environment.
Women's Center History Women's Center FAQ

Advocacy Helpline, previously known as Women on Call, is a team of faculty and staff members who have received training as First Responders in violence crisis intervention and support and who are familiar with resources for those affected by sexual assault, stalking, domestic violence, or dating violence. Advocacy Helpline members are prepared to help students understand the varied on and off campus resources available to them as well as to support students in choosing the course of action the student feels is best for them. 

How to Contact the Advocacy Helpline

24/7 Advocacy Helpline 401-258-4209

You may call the Advocacy Helpline directly. You may also ask your RA, RD, DPS or a friend to contact the Advocacy Helpline for you. For contact information on these and other resources take a look below.

Interested in finding out more about the Advocacy Helpline program or talking to someone about it?  Contact Kelly Boutin at kboutin1@bryant.edu

 What happens when I contact the Advocacy Helpline?

  • Your call will be confidential.
  • You will be able to speak with a faculty or staff member who has received training as First Responders in violence crisis intervention and support and who are familiar with resources for those affected by violence.
  • Advocacy Helpline First Responders are prepared to help students understand the varied on and off campus resources available to them as well as to support students in choosing the course of action the student feels is best for them.
  • First Responders will come to campus to meet with you if you wish.
  • First Responders will be willing to go with you to the hospital or to meet with local law enforcement.

Advocacy Helpline, previously known as Women on Call, is a team of faculty and staff members who have received training as First Responders in violence crisis intervention and support and who are familiar with resources for those affected by sexual assault, stalking, domestic violence, or dating violence. Advocacy Helpline members are prepared to help students understand the varied on and off campus resources available to them as well as to support students in choosing the course of action the student feels is best for them. 

How to Contact the Advocacy Helpline

24/7 Advocacy Helpline 401-258-4209

You may call the Advocacy Helpline directly. You may also ask your RA, RD, DPS or a friend to contact the Advocacy Helpline for you. For contact information on these and other resources take a look below.

Interested in finding out more about the Advocacy Helpline program or talking to someone about it?  Contact Kelly Boutin at kboutin1@bryant.edu

 What happens when I contact the Advocacy Helpline?

  • Your call will be confidential.
  • You will be able to speak with a faculty or staff member who has received training as First Responders in violence crisis intervention and support and who are familiar with resources for those affected by violence.
  • Advocacy Helpline First Responders are prepared to help students understand the varied on and off campus resources available to them as well as to support students in choosing the course of action the student feels is best for them.
  • First Responders will come to campus to meet with you if you wish.
  • First Responders will be willing to go with you to the hospital or to meet with local law enforcement.

Emergency contraception (EC) can prevent pregnancy after unprotected vaginal intercourse as a result of sexual assault, a contraceptive method failure, or non use of a contraceptive method. It is also called "morning-after" contraception, emergency birth control, or backup birth control. Emergency contraception does not protect against sexually transmitted infections.

For more information on EC please look to the document below.

Emergency Contraception Info

Emergency contraception (EC) can prevent pregnancy after unprotected vaginal intercourse as a result of sexual assault, a contraceptive method failure, or non use of a contraceptive method. It is also called "morning-after" contraception, emergency birth control, or backup birth control. Emergency contraception does not protect against sexually transmitted infections.

For more information on EC please look to the document below.

Emergency Contraception Info

On-Campus

Advocacy Helpline Program (24/7 Service) (401) 258-4209

Hochberg Women's Center (401) 232-6854

Department of Public Safety (401) 232-6911

Office of Residence Life (401) 232-6140

Office of the Dean of Students (401) 232-6046

Counseling Services (401) 232-6045

Health Services (401) 232-6220

Student Conduct (401) 232-6046

International Student Services (401) 232-6955

Local Resources

Smithfield Police
Sgt. Gregg Catlow or Lt. Douglas Cerce
215 Pleasant View Avenue • Smithfield, RI 02917 (401) 231-2500

Women and Infants Hospital
100 Dudley Street #2 • Providence, RI 02905 (401) 264-1100

Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy Street • Providence, RI 02903 (401) 444-4000

Day One
100 Medway Street • Providence, RI 02906 (401) 421-4100

On-Campus

Advocacy Helpline Program (24/7 Service) (401) 258-4209

Hochberg Women's Center (401) 232-6854

Department of Public Safety (401) 232-6911

Office of Residence Life (401) 232-6140

Office of the Dean of Students (401) 232-6046

Counseling Services (401) 232-6045

Health Services (401) 232-6220

Student Conduct (401) 232-6046

International Student Services (401) 232-6955

Local Resources

Smithfield Police
Sgt. Gregg Catlow or Lt. Douglas Cerce
215 Pleasant View Avenue • Smithfield, RI 02917 (401) 231-2500

Women and Infants Hospital
100 Dudley Street #2 • Providence, RI 02905 (401) 264-1100

Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy Street • Providence, RI 02903 (401) 444-4000

Day One
100 Medway Street • Providence, RI 02906 (401) 421-4100