Policies and Procedures Manual

Chapter 3: Student Affairs

03:01:08:02   Assistance for Referrals

Students involved in sexual misconduct or violent situations are encouraged to seek assistance for referral from the Northeast State Police Department, Counseling Services, or the Assistant Director of Equity and Compliance. 

Students who are victims of sexual misconduct or violent situations may need off-campus counseling and assistance. The following organization serves the Northeast Tennessee area: 

Bristol Crisis Center, Inc.

Support by trained and caring workers at 276.466.2218 or 1.800.273.8255

100 Oakview Avenue

P.O. Box 642

Bristol, VA 24201


Fax 276.466.5481

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 1.800.273.8255

Additional resources available for victims of sexual violence and domestic violence include:

National Sexual Assault 24 Hour Hotline

1.800.656.HOPE (4673)

National Domestic Violence 24 Hour Hotline

1.800.799.SAFE (7233) or 1.800.787.3224 (TTY) 

Northeast State provides College-wide programs that focus on campus security, personal safety, primary prevention, and issues related to violence in accordance with TCA § 49-7-137. These programs include awareness campaigns, prevention strategies, risk reduction, and available options in the event of acts of violence, sexual assaults, hate crimes, or difficult situations. 

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Revision History: April 2014; Aug. 2015; Edited Sept. 2019; Edited Jan. 2020