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Believe Women: A Resource Guide for Survivors

A resource guide for victims of abuse.

Who can I talk to on campus?

To read St. Kate's full Title IX Policy (Sexual Assault, Harassment, and Misconduct), click through to the link below. Briefly, how to report an incident or find other support (from Title IX Policy Appendix A):

Confidential Resources

In most cases, the following are not required to report information you give to anyone without your permission. However, they may be mandated to report information to appropriate authorities if there is an immediate threat of serious harm to a person or if the incident involves the maltreatment of a minor or a vulnerable adult. 

  • A counselor or therapist in the St. Catherine University Counseling Center
  • A priest in Campus Ministry
  • A licensed social worker in the Access and Success program
  • Physicians, Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners in the Health & Wellness Clinic

Non-confidential Resources

The following are required by law to share information about reports of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and other sexual misconduct with the Title IX Coordinator, which will trigger a university investigation.

  • Public Safety
  • Residence Life Staff
  • Student Affairs Office staff
  • Title IX Coordinator & Deputy Coordinators
  • Local law enforcement

Local hospitals, clinics, and urgent care centers may or may not be required to report information to law enforcement. See Appendix A of the Title IX Policy for more information.

Campus Resources

Counseling Center 

St. Paul | Derham Hall 330
(651) 690.6805

Minneapolis | Education Building 359
(651) 690.7830

Title IX Coordinator

Sarah Schnell | Director of Human Resources
Derham Hall 8
(651) 690.6565

Deputy Title IX Coordinators

Curt Galloway | Dean of Student Affairs
CdC 271
(651) 690.6980

Madge Makowske | Associate Athletic Director
Butler Center 102C
(651) 690.8779

Local Community Resources - Minneapolis/St. Paul

Sexual Offense Services (SOS) | (651) 266.1000
A non-profit organization providing free and confidential outreach, advocacy, and support services for victims of sexual violence, their partners, families, and friends in Ramsey County. Their crisis line is operated 24/7.

Saint Paul/Ramsey County Domestic Abuse Intervention Project | (651) 645.2824
A non-profit providing domestic abuse resources to residents of Ramsey County. Their line is operated 24/7 with services in English, Spanish, and Hmoob.

LGBTQIA Anti-Violence Program | (800) 800.0350
A crisis support line, legal referrals, and free and confidential crisis counseling and advocacy services for those experiencing anti-LGBTQIA crimes, bias, relationship abuse, and sexual assault. Provided by OutFront Minnesota Community Services. 

Hmong American Partnership (HAP) Family Crisis Intervention | (651) 495.9160 (non-emergency) or (651) 266.4008 (emergency counseling)
Providing crisis-intervention services to individuals and families, including safety planning for victims of abuse and high-risk people. 

Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition 
One of 22 Tribal Coalitions across the country formed to address sexual assault and violence in American Indian communities with the goal of eliminating sexual violence. 

Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault | 1.800.964.8847
Provides sexual assault information as well as locations and phone numbers of other sexual assault programs in Minnesota.

National Resources

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Programs

Facilitates physical and mental healing in sexual assault victims by providing individualized medical care by a specially trained forensic nurse.

Regions Hospital
640 Jackson Street, Saint Paul, MN  55101
(651) 254.5000

St. John's Hospital
1575 Beam Ave, Maplewood, MN  55109
(651) 232.7348

St. Joseph's Hospital
45 W. 10th St, Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 232.3348

United Hospital
333 N. Smith Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 241.8000

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