The NOVACares Office is here to support you in your need of intervention; addressing concerning behaviors; and meeting the requirements of federal, state and VCCS policy to help prevent campus-based violence. NOVACares provides education and training to the NOVA community on multiple topics including crisis management, classroom management, stress, healthy lifestyles, responding to behavioral issues, legal and policy issues. The Office also provides on- and off-campus resource referrals, case management services to at-risk members of the NOVA community; and is available for consultations with faculty and staff.
The NOVACares Office offers two programs: NOVACares and Sexual Assault Services (SAS)
The NOVACares Program serves as early intervention and helps to facilitate a See Something, Say Something culture at the College. It provides individuals with a way to share their concerns by submitting an online incident report. It receives and directs these reports to the appropriate NOVACares Responder for intervention as needed. Trained NOVACares Responders are committed to a proactive approach to help our College maintain a safer community.
The Sexual Assault Services (SAS) Program provides confidential 24-hour information and services to any member of our community who has been affected by sexual assault, dating/partner violence or stalking. If you want more information or are seeking these services, please contact SAS (24 hours a day) by texting or calling 703.338.0834 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.