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Campus Resources

The College encourages campus community members to seek referrals for support services from the individuals listed below.

Support Services and Resource Referrals for Students

Palmer Main Campus
Holly Fischer
563-884-5257
holly.fischer@palmer.edu

Palmer Florida
Victor Hidalgo, M.S.
386-763-2780
victor.hidalgo@palmer.edu

Palmer West
Michael Crump, M.Ed.
408-944-6122
michael.crump@palmer.edu

Support Services and Resource Referrals for Employees

Palmer Main, Florida, and West campuses
Barry Pence, M.B.A., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
563-884-5866
barry.pence@palmer.edu

Community Resources

The College encourages members of each campus community to seek the support of community resources as needed. Individuals impacted by sexual misconduct are encouraged to seek appropriate help through available community resources, regardless of whether the individual chooses to formally report the misconduct or whether the incident occurred recently or in the past.

Local Resources

Palmer Main Campus
Family Resources – Survivor Resources
Iowa: 866-921-3354
Illinois: 309-797-1777

Violence Intervention Counseling Services
309-797-1777
Personal Counseling Brochure

Palmer Florida
Sexual Assault Response Team
888-956-RAPE (7273)
Personal Counseling Brochure

Palmer West
YWCA Rape Crisis Center in Santa Clara County
408-287-3000
650-493-7273

Domestic Violence Crisis Line
800-572-2782
Personal Counseling Brochure

Confidential Resources

The College encourages members of each campus community to seek the support of community resources as needed. Individuals impacted by sexual misconduct are encouraged to seek appropriate help through available community resources listed above, regardless of whether the individual chooses to formally report the misconduct or whether the incident occurred recently or in the past.

Additional Employee Resources

Palmer Main, Florida, and West campuses

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a Palmer-sponsored benefit intended to provide confidential, short-term counseling and referral services that will help employees and immediate family members.

ComPsych Guidance Resources (the College’s EAP) can be accessed 24 hours a day by calling 800-272-7255.

If, upon assessment, the counselor feels that outside assistance is necessary, a subsequent referral will be made. Please contact the Human Resources department at 563-884-5276 for a password to access the web-based benefits.

Other Resources

Rape and Sexual Violence
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800-656-HOPE (4673)
Rape Abuse Incest National Network

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
877-739-3895

Domestic Violence
National Domestic Violence hotlines: 800-799-SAFE (7233); 800-787-3224 (TTY)

The National Stalking Resource Center
1-800-394-2255

Suicide Prevention
Lifeline Suicide Prevention: 800-273-TALK (8255)
Jed Foundation
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Resources

GLTB National Hotline: 888-843-4564

Other Mental Health and Well-Being Resources

Ulifeline: An anonymous, confidential, online resource center developed especially for college students. Find help and information regarding mental-health and suicide prevention.

American Psychological Association: The APA is the premier professional psychological association in the United States, which provides information on a wide variety of topics.

Graduate Student Hotline: 800-GRAD-HELP (472-3457). Provides 24/7 support for urgent mental health care needs.

The Learn Psychology Guide to College Student Mental Health

Sex Offender Registries

National
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW)
202-514-2000

Iowa
Department of Public Safety
515-725-6050
Iowa Sex Offer Registry

Illinois
Illinois State Police
888-414-7678
Illinois State Police Sex Offender Registry

Florida
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
888-357-7332
Florida Sex Offender Registry

California
Department of Justice
Office of the Attorney General
916-227-4974
California Megan’s Law Registry

Contact Title IX Coordinator

Palmer Main Campus
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
563-884-5246

Palmer Florida
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
386-763-2665

Palmer West
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
408-944-6122