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About the Women's Center

The Women's Center at NVCC helps students achieve their full potential in their education, careers, and personal life, as they face and overcome issues unique to women. The Women’s Center supports the intellectual and academic growth, professional development, and personal empowerment of our students.

Hours & location

Hours & Location

Kinney Hall
Room 405

Monday  8:30 am–4:30 pm
Tuesday  11:00 am–1:00 pm & 2:30 pm–5:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
Thursday  11:00 am–2:00 pm
Friday  9:00am–12:00pm

*If the Center is not open, please visit the Dean of Student Services in K509.

Contact info

Get in Touch

Rose-Mary Rodrigues
Associate Director, Academic Center for Excellence
203-596-8680 (p)
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708


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What We Offer

  • An environment where all are welcome and diversity is embraced. 
  • Creation and support of a women’s studies curriculum that enhances the College’s course and program offerings.
  • Development of leadership potential and fostering of leadership skills among female students. 
  • Development of 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Collaboration with Jane Doe No More, WBDC, and other community organizations on the writing of grant proposals to support all of the above.


Helpful resources

Helpful Resources

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

All services are free and confidential

Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

State of CT Office of Victim Services:

Emergency contacts

Emergency Contacts:

Confidential Counseling

Safe Haven
Safe Haven Waterbury Office: 203-575-0388
Safe Haven Southbury Office: 203-626-8700

Sexual Assault Hotline: 203-753-3613
Domestic Violence Hotline: 203-575-0036

Connecticut Toll-Free Hotlines

Domestic Violence Hotline: 888-774-2900
Sexual Assault Hotline (English): 888-999-5545
Sexual Assault Hotline (Spanish): 888-568-8332

NVCC Public Safety


Local Police

Waterbury Police Department
255 East Main Street Waterbury, CT 06702
Office: 203-574-6920
Crimestoppers: 203-755-1234

Danbury Police Department
375 Main Street Danbury, CT 06810
Office: 203-797-4611
Confidential Tips Line: 203-790-TIPS


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