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Additional Resources

Gender Based Violence

The Women and Gender Equity Center strives to create a safe and brave space for students to find community and support.  Students are welcome to visit the Women and Gender Equity Center if they are looking for a space to discuss issues related to sexual assault and domestic violence.

The University provides a variety of resources and support for survivors of sexual assault or domestic violence. Students can receive advocacy and support through Student Health and Counseling Services, CSUSM’s Sexual Violence Advocates and Educator, or off campus advocacy services.

On Campus Resources

Student Health and Counseling Services

Sexual Violence Advocate & Educators, Christa Wencl and Avery Bather 

  • Address: Bldg. 21, (located adjacent to the parking structure and across from the University Student Union)
  • Phone: (760) 750-4915
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8AM to 5PM, closed during campus closure days
  • Website: Student Health and Counseling Services

Off Campus Resources

Center for Community Solutions (CCS)

  • Address: 210 S. Juniper St., Suite 101, Escondido, CA 92025
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30AM to 5PM; Phone: (760) 747-6282
  • 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (888) 385-4657  (Bilingual)
  • Website: Center for Community Solutions

Women’s Resource Center

  • Address: 1963 Apple St., Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Phone: (760) 757-3500 (24-Hour Hotline)
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 9AM to 5PM
  • Website: Women’s Resource Center

Home Start Housing Program

  • Address: 5055 Texas Street, Suite 203, San Diego, CA 92108
  • Phone: (619) 692-0727 
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30AM to 5PM
  • Website: Home Start Housing Program

For more information about reporting incidents of sexual assault or sexual misconduct, you can refer to the Title IX website.

For Faculty & Staff

If you are interested in receiving our monthly calendars or event flyers to share, we are more than happy to forward those to you.

If you are interested in having the WGEC present in your class, give a specific training, etc. please email us at with topics of interest and suggested dates.

If you are interested in partnering with the WGEC to provide service learning opportunities with your students, we can collaborate to ensure that your students are getting specific experiences. Please email us at if interested.