H.A.R.T Healthy Advocacy Response Team
Healthy Advocacy Response Team (H.A.R.T.)
Addressing issues on sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking
The information provided here is designed to help you better understand sexual and relationship violence. It includes resources that can assist you in recognizing abuse, knowing your rights, and attaining medical, counseling, and legal assistance if you need or choose to access these services. Experiencing sexual or relationship violence is traumatic and can have long-term effects. It is important to know that you are not alone in your experience.
Los Angeles Valley College is committed to the maintenance of an environment that is supportive of its primary educational mission and free from all exploitation and intimidation. The college will not tolerate rape, sexual assault, or other forcible and non-forcible sex offenses and supports this policy for students, faculty and staff by sponsoring prevention, intervention, and education programs specifically addressing these offenses. Information and awareness programs are offered at various times by way of a variety of events throughout the year. The College recognizes the importance of assisting individuals who are victims of sexual assault and helping them to regain a sense of personal control over their lives and decisions.