Assistance is available to help students access funds to help pay for expenditures incurred as a result of interpersonal violence.
Don’t let money deter you from getting the medical treatment you need. If you cannot afford it or you don’t want to have charges filed through your insurance, the Deputy Title IX Coordinator (Ew Quimbaya-Winship, firstname.lastname@example.org, 919-843-3878), the Title IX Coordinator (Howie Kallem, email@example.com, 919-962-2099), or staff in the Office of the Dean of Students can help.
Options of Care:
To download a brochure, please click here: Response Resources Options Brochure 2014.
The Student Emergency Fund is a joint venture between the UNC-CH Division of Student Affairs and Scholarships and Student Aid. The Fund assists Carolina students by providing immediate financial support when they need assistance with unexpected emergency expenses surrounding situations such as accidents, illness, death of a family member, fire damage or need for temporary housing. The fund has been used in the past to support victims/survivors of interpersonal violence.
The Graduate and Professional Student Emergency Fund was created in 2013 by the Graduate and Professional Student Federation (GPSF) to assist graduate and professional students at UNC-CH affected by unforeseen financial circumstances that could hinder their ability to complete their graduate career. Please review the Eligibility criteria available to see if your emergency needs qualify for funding or to fill out an application on the Emergency Fund website. Students are encouraged to apply concurrently to the UNC Student Emergency Fund when applying to the Graduate and Professional Student Emergency Fund.
If you have any questions, please contact the GPSF Student Opportunity Advocate.
Victims Compensation Services reimburses citizens who suffer medical expenses and lost wages as a result of being an innocent victim of a crime committed in North Carolina. Victims of rape, assault, child sexual abuse, domestic violence, and drunk driving, as well as the families of homicide victims are eligible to apply for financial help. The Victims Compensation Services’ Rape Victims Assistance Program is detailed here.
If you are assaulted outside of North Carolina, each state has funding allocated for victims of violent crime who report to the police. Read more here: http://www.rainn.org/public-policy/legal-resources/compensation-for-rape-survivors