Women's Center

Services offered

  • An environment where all are welcome and diversity is embraced.
  • Create and support a women’s studies curriculum that enhances the College’s course and program offerings.
  • Develop leadership potential and foster leadership skills among female students.
  • Develop programs, sponsor conferences, invite speakers and host events designed to educate students on campus and in the communities we serve about ways to overcome barriers of gender, race, sexual orientation, and or disability.
  • Create a support network for women including academic mentoring, facilitation of work-related internships, career shadowing and referrals to outside agencies on personal and crisis management.
  • Collaborate with Jane Doe No More, WBDC and other community organizations on the writing of grant proposals to support all of the above.

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury
24/7 help line
Domestic Violence: 203-575-0036
Sexual Assault: 203-753-3613

Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence CCADV

Domestic Violence Services of Greater New Haven-CCADV
The DVS hotline 203-789-8104 is available 24/7
Spanish speakers are also available

Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, Inc
Statewide 24 Hour Toll Free Hotline
1-888-999-5545 English
1-888-568-8332 Español

All services are free and confidential

Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

Department of Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC

TTY: 888-232-6348
24 Hours/Every Day

Planned Parenthood

The Women’s Center at NVCC will assist students to achieve their full potential-in education, career and personal life, as they face and overcome issues unique to women. The Women’s Center will provide support of our students’ intellectual and academic growth, professional development and personal empowerment.