Who Can Help?

"How to Get Help" is a comprehensive guide to available resources on and off campus.  This is a great place to start if unsure who may assist you.

The people listed below are professional counselors who can help with crisis intervention and counseling services, including assistance in accessing medical care, student and/or criminal judicial systems, safety planning, academic assistance, support groups, and housing relocation. All services are confidential and most are free of charge.

University Resources | Students 

Associate Director of Health Education Services for Sexual Assault Response and Prevention | Jen Schweer

Jen Schweer, M.A., LPC (Main, Medical, and Law Campus Students)
Poulton Hall, Suite 101
1437 37th St. N.W.
(202) 687-0323 | jls242@georgetown.edu or sarp@georgetown.edu

Staff Clinician and Sexual Assault Specialist | Jennifer Wiggins

Jennifer Wiggins, M.A. (Main, Medicial Campus, and Law Campus Students)
Poulton Hall, Suite 101
1437 37th St. N.W.
(202) 687-8932 | jmw322@georgetown.edu or sarp@georgetown.edu

Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS)

Main Phone: (202) 687-6985

After hours, call (202) 444-7243 and ask for the on-call CAPS clinician

Main Campus: Ground Floor, East side of Darnall Hall
Law Center: Gewirz Center, Room L-102-G

Specific Counselors:

  • Dr. Erica Shirley, Trauma Specialist, CAPS (Main Campus)

(202) 687-6985 | els54@georgetown.edu

  • Dr. Laura Lokker, Staff Psychologist, CAPS (Law Center)

(202) 687-6985 | ljl42@georgetown.edu

University Resources | Faculty and Staff 

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)

Department of Human Resources, Georgetown University
1300-A 36th Street N.W. Washington, DC 20007
(202) 687-2409 | fsap@georgetown.edu

External Resources

D.C. Sexual Assualt Nurse Examiner Program

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St, Washington, D.C.
Call 24/7 to get a free Uber cab to MedStar Washington Hospital Center(1-800) 641-4028


This website and smartphone app lists all of the relevant information and resources for universities in Washington, D.C., including Georgetown University.

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) 

1-800-656-HOPE (24/7 hotline)
RAINN's on-line hotline provides live, secure, anonymous crisis support for victims of sexual assault and their families.

DC Rape Crisis Center 

(202) 333-RAPE (24/7 hotline)
DC Rape Crisis Center offers services that help survivors and their families heal from the aftermath of sexual violence including crisis intervention, counseling and advocacy.