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Women's and Gender Studies Contact


Browyn Conrad

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Phone: 620-235-4333

PSU Women's and Gender Studies Office
Whitesitt Hall 305
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

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or contact Browyn Conrad at
Russ Hall 316
Pittsburg State University

Community Resource Page

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Support Groups

All of the resources below offer support groups for survivors of abuse and sexual assault.

Please contact them for more information.



The Crisis Resource Center of SEK, Inc.

Phone: 620-231-8692
Hotline/Crisis: 620-231-8251
Toll Free: (800)794-9148


PSU Resources

University Counseling Services
1801 S Broadway
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, KS 66762-7529
Phone: 620-235-4452
Fax: 620-235-6146
"UCS does not release private health information about a student without that student’s written permission, except in the case of imminent danger to themselves or others, child/dependent abuse, court order, or where otherwise required by law. Notations of counseling services are not part of a student’s academic record at PSU."
Student Health Services
1801 South Broadway
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, KS 66762-7527
Phone: 620-235-4452 Fax: 620-235-4455
"The Pittsburg State University Health Center promotes the health and well being of students in order to enhance their educational experience. The Health Center is an outpatient ambulatory care facility, directed by a physician designed to provide high quality, convenient, cost-effective health services and education."
Information about Date Rape Drugs "Remember, non-consensual sex, coerced sex, sex with a partner who is under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, and is therefore not able to give consent: IS RAPE!"

Medical Resources

Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas
1700 North Locust, Building A
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: 620-231-9873

Pre-natal precriptions, Ob/Gyn services including delivery, breast exams and pap smears, dental and mental services and much more.

No one will be denied service based on ability to pay.

Community Mental Health Center of Crawford County
3101 N. Michigan Suite B, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Appointments Or Information Call (620) 231-5130
Emergency # 232-SAVE (232-7283)
"Community Mental Health Center of Crawford County (CMHCCC) was established to help individuals just like you deal with the ups and downs of everyday living. Professionally trained staff at CMHCCC are available to work with you and your family to help you identify the source of problems and to work with you to develop strategies to meet life's difficulties."
Mt Carmel Regional Medical Center CareVan
Phone: 620-232-0183
Hours: 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
"CareVan is a wheelchair-accessible transportation service offered by Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center providing rides for patients to and from medical appointments at the hospital, and its staff physician offices. For routine appointments, please give at least 24 hours advance notice for scheduling. There is no fee for the service, however donations are appreciated."

Abuse Resources

The Crisis Resource Center of SEK, Inc.
Phone: 620-231-8692
Hotline/Crisis: 620-231-8251
Toll Free: (800)794-9148
Helping to reduce domestic and sexual violence by offering women and their children a safe place to go. Crisis Resource Center employees are trained to help protect families from abusive relationships and that includes: relocating the victims when necessary, finding new employment for the victim if necessary and Police Response Assistance (PRA), responding to domestic violence calls with the local police.
Children's Advocacy Center
123 West Adams
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: 620-235-0067
Toll-free: 866-66-CHILD (866-662-4453)
"The mission of the Children's Advocacy Center, Inc. is to reduce the traumatic effects of abuse; protect children from maltreatment; seek justice for child victims; investigate abuse as a team and strengthen our community's ability to nurture children, while keeping the comfort and safety of the child the first priority."

Financial/Housing Resources

502 E. 20th
Pittsburg, KS 66762

110 N. Ozark, Box 128
Girard, KS 66743
"Uniting staff, individuals, families, and community partners to provide quality, comprehensive services through compassionate respectful relationships."

SRS Service Center
320 S. Broadway, Box 402
Pittsburg, KS 66762
620-231-5300 or 888-369-4777

"Our Mission: To protect children and promote adult self-sufficiency.

Our Vision:
Partnering to connect Kansans with supports and services to improve lives."

Wesley House
411 E. 12th
Pittsburg, KS 66762
620-232-3760 Ext. 10

Free medical clinic every Tuesday
Free hot meal every Thursday
Food Pantry open 1:00-3:30 Monday-Friday
Social Worker available for counseling

Daycare/Child Education Resources

The Center
1700 N. Locust
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-3150
High quality, affordable child care and preschool services for children from birth to 12 regardless of age, sex, race, color, creed, national origin, disability or economic status.

Statewide Resources

Kansas Statewide Crisis Hotline
Phone: 888-END-ABUSE (888-363-2287)
TDD: 800-787-3224
An excellent source of infomation for victims of domestic violence in Kansas, such as legal definitions, legal statutes, and links to legal forms and courthouse locations.
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
220 SE 33rd St., Ste. 100
Topeka, KS 66611
Phone: 785-232-9784

" The Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV) is a network of programs reaching across the state, helping us unify on a state level and to end battering and sexual assault wherever it occurs. Our primary focus is on providing support and safety to the victims of these crimes through the direct services of our member programs. The major work of the Coalition is to support this network of services by increasing public awareness through education and advocacy, exploring new options for services and funding, and by working for social change."

Other Resources

Kansas Women's Business Center "The Kansas Women's Business Center provides services to advance the success of women business owners, resulting in a stronger entrepreneurial economy. Serving clients statewide, the KWBC provides access to capital, education, and resources to women entrepreneurs at ever stage of business development through business counseling, seminars, classes, & workshops, networking and mentoring. "
Wichita State University Center for Women’s Studies "The Center for Women's Studies at Wichita State University serves a dual purpose: it offers the major and minor in women's studies through an abundance of courses and acts as a campus and community resource / research center for scholarship concerning women. Unique in Kansas, the Center for Women's Studies at Wichita State is one of the longest-standing, degree-granting, and autonomous women's studies centers in the country."

International Resources

Africa Bridge

"Out of the hearts and minds of a small group of Africans and westerners, Africa Bridge was launched in the summer of 2000. The HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa serves as the foundation upon which a bridge can be built linking the western and African worlds - a bridge over which diverse cultures can share complementary gifts and lessons, and create possibilities for those in need."

Women for Afghan Women "Women for Afghan Women (WAW) is an organization of Afghan and non-Afghan women from the New York area who are committed to ensuring the human rights of Afghan women. "

Other Links

The Dating Bill of Rights Rights every woman should know and follow

Kansas Rape Statistics Reported in 2003

The following statistics were collected by law enforcement agencies through the Kansas Incident Based Reporting System and compiled by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.


There were 1,103 rapes reported to law enforcement.
The offender knew the victim in approximately 79% of the reported cases.
A rape was reported to law enforcement every 7 hours, 56 minutes, 30 seconds.
99.7% victims of rape were female and 94.8% of offenders were male.
The majority of rapes - nearly 80% of reported rapes - occurred in homes.
"Personal" weapons such as hands, feet, and fists were used in 80.3% of the rapes reported.

Domestic Violence

One domestic violence murder occurred every 13.0 days.
One domestic violence incident occurred every 21 minutes, 48 seconds.
Law enforcement made one domestic violence arrest every 39 minutes, 16 seconds.
"Personal" weapons such as hands, feet, and fists were used in 71.98% of incidents reported.
In Kansas, there were 8,238 Protection from Abuse Orders filed.
In Kansas, there were 5,202 Protection from Stalking Orders filed.



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