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Law enforcement

Local Police Department

  • Dial 911

Virginia Tech Police and Blacksburg Police

  • Dial 911 (Emergency)
  • 540-231-6411 (Virginia Tech Police Non-Emergency)
  • 540-443-1400 (Blacksburg Police Non-Emergency)

Medical

**If you are located outside Blacksburg, search the web for the medical facility nearest you. The following specific resources serve the Blacksburg campus and surrounding area.

Carilion New River Valley Medical Center

Community medical center that offers emergency medical care, forensic Physical Evidence Recovery Kit (PERK) exams, and preventative care against sexually transmitted infection (STI) and pregnancy, including emergency contraception.


Lewis Gale Hospital Montgomery

Community medical center that offers emergency medical care and preventative care against sexually transmitted infection (STI) and pregnancy, including emergency contraception. Note: PERK exams are not available here.


Schiffert Health Center

A confidential university resource that provides medical services to Virginia Tech students, including medical exams, STI and pregnancy testing, and emergency contraception. Note: PERK exams are not available here.

Community resources

The Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley

A non-profit resource that provides programs and services to adult and child victims of sexual and domestic violence.

  • wrcnrv.org (Live chat available)
  • 540-639-1123 (24-hour Hotline)

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Trained specialists are available 24/7 to offer you support, information, advice, or a referral to a resource in your local area.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free, and confidential support for people in distress as well as prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.


LGBT National Help Center

Serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning community by providing free and confidential peer-support and local resources.


1in6

A national hotline and support network for male identified survivors of sexual assault or violence.