Services and Support for Survivors

If you are a past or present survivor of sexual or interpersonal violence, you are not alone, and we are here to help.  The KU Women's Center can provide a safe space, compassionate support, on-campus counseling referral, and assistance with the reporting processes. Stop by the center in the Boxwood House, call 610-683-4655, or email:

In addition, the KU Women's Center works with Safe Berks to provide campus advocacy services, which are free and confidential.  Services offered include: review all reporting options; provide accompaniment to the Berks County Courthouse to obtain a Protection Order; provide accompaniment to law enforcement interviews and Title IX meetings on campus; and provide referrals to PCAR’s Sexual Violence Legal Assistance Project and other Berks County support services and resources, as needed.  Our Safe Berks Campus Advocate is Madison Magala, who can be reached at 484-651-9377 (call or text) or email

Safe Berks also has a hotline where a certified advocate is available by telephone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. To contact the hotline, please call 844-789-SAFE or Text “SAFE BERKS” to 20121.  All services provided by Safe Berks are inclusive and available to every KU student.  However, please note, a report to a Safe Berks representative does not constitute a report to the University, since these individuals are not employees of the University and, therefore, are not required to report allegations of a Title IX violation to the University’s Title IX Coordinator or any other University employee with the authority to investigate and/or redress sexual violence on campus.         

Safe Berks Campus Advocate

Madison Magala

Contact Madison directly for a confidential meeting.

484-651-9377 (call or text)

or email:

Safe Berks Hotline (24 hours)

844-789-SAFE  or 844-789-7233

or Text SAFE BERKS to 20121

Safe Berks

255 Chestnut Street

Reading, PA 19602

Phone:  610-373-1206

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