Contact UsThe Rape Crisis Center is staffed by professional survivor advocate and education specialist, and several student advocates who are confidential resources that connect survivors with professional counselors and other critical campus resources.
The center is located in Usdan G-108. Enter Usdan through the doorway that is labeled with both Office of Prevention Services and Gender and Sexuality Center, and take a left. You will see signs pointing you to the hallway in which the RCC and the Office of Prevention Services are located. If you’re having trouble finding the office, call us during business hours at 781-736-3371.
RCC Advocates hold office hours from noon to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, during the regular Brandeis calendar, and are open for drop-in meetings.
Students may drop-in anytime during business hours or schedule a specific appointment by calling the Center at 781-736-3370 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn what to expect when you call the RCC.
Our confidential counselors, located in the Office of Prevention Services, can be contacted for appointments via email.
Elba Valerio is the Interim Program Manager of Office of Prevention Services. She is the administrative support for the team, coordinating room reservations, managing the budget, and answering any questions students may have about resources available on campus for survivors. Her office hours are Monday from noon to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. She is a confidential resource who is here to listen and provide information.
During her free time, Elba practices self care by taking group exercise classes such as Zumba, bootcamp, dancing, yoga and pilates. She also enjoys watching her favorite sports team play (New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox and Celtics). Elba enjoys traveling and learning new aspects of the areas she travels to.
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