Campus Services

COMPASS offers on-campus services to those impacted by sexual violence, including crisis counseling and support, information on reporting options including criminal and university conduct, court advocacy and support, guidance on supporting someone you care about who has been impacted by sexual violence, and resources to mental health counseling and other services in the community and university, at the following locations:

Please feel free to schedule an appointment with our outreach advocate using one of the options listed below, or call our 24 hour crisis line for immediate assistance.

Need Help Now?

Our 24-Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Line is available to anyone who needs immediate assistance at (330) 452-1111 Stark County or (330) 339-1427 Carroll and Tuscarawas County. You can also contact the outreach advocate to learn more about counseling and/or advocacy available to you through our offices located in Canton and New Philadelphia.

Who are the Services for?

If you were hurt during childhood, prior to coming to campus, or looking for information to help someone that you care about, COMPASS is here for you!

What are my Options?

COMPASS offers specialized services at no cost to you. There are several ways we can support you through your healing process.

Schedule an Appointment

Contact the outreach advocate on campus at (330) 308-7555 Kent State University at Tuscarawas or (330) 471-8448 Malone University, request an appointment by submitting the form below, or stop by a campus satellite office during walk-in office hours.

Counseling Services

Counseling services are available for students, faculty and staff members impacted by rape and sexual abuse.

Support and Victim Assistance

The Outreach Advocate is here to offer expertise, support and information for students, faculty and staff who have been impacted by sexual violence.  The outreach advocate is not obligated to report any of information to the institution.

The Outreach Advocate WILL:

  • Believe you and help protect your rights.
  • Explain the legal aspects of sexual assault and answer any questions you may have.
  • Facilitate communication between you, the courts, law enforcement, Title IX office, campus personnel, and family members.
  • Accompany you to appointments with; Title IX office, campus personnel, court, law enforcement, and your prosecutor.
  • Answer any questions surrounding campus conduct and Title IX.
  • Help you access Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) and Victims of Crime Compensation Program.
  • Link you to other community agencies for needed services.
  • Assist you with creating a safety-plan.

The Outreach Advocate will NOT:

  • Give legal advice.
  • Make your choices for you.
  • Release information about you to anyone without your knowledge or consent.

Training and Technical Assistance

The Outreach Advocate works closely with each campus to provide education and awareness programming to students, faculty, and staff on campus. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: Sexual Violence 101, Human Trafficking, Understanding Trauma; Short and Long-Term Impact on Survivors, Understanding Root Causes of Sexual Violence, and Healthy/Unhealthy Relationships.

  • Request Assistance

    Thank you for your interest in receiving assistance from COMPASS (Sexual Assault Education, Prevention & Support).

    All information submitted is confidential.

    Please fill out the following information, and we will contact you within 1-2 business days to connect you with our services and answer any questions you may have. You may use this form to request an appointment at any of our locations in Tuscarawas and Stark County.

    Please be advised that due to HIPAA and confidentiality laws we cannot contact adults without their consent. If you are a parent, teacher or other caring adult for a survivor over 18, please do not fill out this form without their knowledge and full agreement.

    If you need immediate assistance during business hours, feel free to call us at (330) 339-2504 for Tuscarawas & Carroll County or (330) 437-3705 for Stark County. Or, anytime of the day or night, contact one of our 24-hour crisis and support hotlines at (330) 339-1427 for Tuscarawas & Carroll County or (330) 452-1111 for Stark County for assistance and support.














Safety Alert

Need Help Now?
24-Hour Crisis Lines
330-339-1427 (Tuscarawas & Carroll County)
330-452-1111 (Stark County)

National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673

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