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Location

The Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support Center (VPAS)  is located in the lower level of Schwartz Hall. The phone number is 203.392.6946. We have space for meetings, study, and discussion programs. Our space is wheelchair accessible.

office hours

VPAS is currently open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. We are open all year, and visitors are always welcome!

meet the staff

Catherine Christy, MA,  ATIXA Certified Victim/Survivor Advocate                                                                                  Director of the Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support Center (VPAS); Coordinator of the                                   Support and Resource Team (SART); University Victim Advocate  ChristyC1@SouthernCT.edu                                               Office: 203.392.6946                                                Catherine is available 24/7 at 203.687.1252

Catherine Christy

Melissa Kissi, MSW, ATIXA Certified Victim/Survivor Advocate                                                                                                Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention Specialist; University Victim Advocate KissiM1@SouthernCT.edu                       Office: 203.392.6945                   Melissa is available 24/7 at 203.507.3751

Melissa Richard

Mary Xatse                                                                                                                                                                    Graduate Intern                                                                                                                         XatseM1@SouthernCT,edu                                                                                                                                          Office: 203.392.5786

Mary Xatse


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