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After Hours

A counselor is on-call 24/7, 365 days per year. If you have experienced a sexual assault, are considering causing harm to yourself or someone else, or facing any type of emergency, secure help right away. Call the UCC counselor on-call 24/7 504-865-3835 and press 1 to be immediately connected to a trained and licensed mental health professional. Campus and community resources are also available including:


University Police Department

504-865-3434 or 911 (on campus)


New Orleans Police Department

911 (off campus)


The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255) or just dial 988

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Chat service

Crisis Text Line: (English and Spanish) Text HOME to 741741 


Keep Calm Through COVID

Crisis Phone Line (Louisiana): 1-866-310-7977


Metropolitan Center for Women and Children

504-837-5400 or 1-888-411-1333


Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response (STAR) New Orleans

123 N. Genois Street
New Orleans, LA 70119


Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)

University Medical Center
2000 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112.
*This is the only hospital in the area that conducts rape kits.


The Trevor Project Lifeline (LGBTQ+ under 25)


Trevor Chat

TrevorText: Text START to 678678

Trans Lifeline 877-565-8860


University Ministry



Are you a young person of color?

Are you a young person of color and feeling down, stressed or overwhelmed? Text STEVE to 741741 and a live, trained Crisis Counselor will receive the text and respond to you quickly to provide support. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment. 

Text Steve to 741741