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