Resources

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Saddock Women's Center

The Saddock Women's Center is adjacent to the Women's Studies office, Reamer Campus Center, Room 302. It includes a meeting and study room and a lounge area. The Center is the regular meeting place of the Womyn's Union, the Women's Commission, and the WGS Advisory Board. Other groups and individuals are also encouraged to use the area and its resources. 

 
Womyn's Union

The Womyn's Union is a student support and action group which encourages campus-wide discussion of issues of importance to women. It organizes activities on campus, which in recent years, have included performances of "The Vagina Monoglues," speakers, films, workshops, fundraisers for breast cancer research, and forms of entertainment that address these issues. Meetings are held regularly at the Women's Center, Reamer Campus Center, Room 302.  For more information contact Meaghan Keenan at keenanm@union.edu.

 Womyns Union
Safe Space

Safe Space is a confidential, student-run group dedicated to supporting survivors of sexual assault on campus and to raising awareness of sexual assault through education. Members serve as advocates in the prosecution process and also give referrals to other support organizations and resources. They sponsor Sexual Assault Awareness Week and give floor talks to freshmen, fraternities, sororities, theme houses and other residences. They also sponsor various speakers and film events. Additional information is available at http://www.vu.union.edu/~safespace/index.html.

 
GLBT 
Spectrum

Union's Bi, Gay, Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, works to educate the Union community on GLBT issues as well as create a supportive network for members and ally's of the GLBT community. We bring various music venues, poets, and speakers to school as well as sponsor movies open to the campus concerning GLBT issues. For more information, contact John Francis at francj2@union.edu


  • AIDS Council of Northeastern New York
    434 Franklin Street, Schenectady
    www.aidscouncil.org/  
    346-9274

  • Alcohol & Substance Abuse Hotline
    1-800-522-5353
  • Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council of Schenectady County
    302 State Street, Schenectady
    346-4436 
  • Bellevue Woman's Care Center
    2210 Troy Schenectady Road, Niskayuna
    346-9400
  • Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders of Northeastern New York
    www.craed.org/
    452-3028
  • Ellis Hospital (Main Number)
    1101 Nott Street, Schenectady
    243-4000
  • Ellis Hospital - McClellan Campus
    600 McClellan Street, Schenectady
    382-2000
  • Planned Parenthood - Mohawk Hudson
    414 Union Street, Schenectady
    374-5353
  • Rape Crisis Services of Planned Parenthood
    1040 State Street, Schenectady
    346-2266
  • Schenectady County Public Health Services Clinic
    600 Franklin Street, Schenectady
    346-2187
  • Schenectady STD Clinic (Tues./Wed. 1:30-3:00)
    600 Franklin Street, Schenectady
    346-2187
  •  Schenectady Police Department (Non-emergency)
    Liberty & Lafayette Street, Schenectady
    382-5264
  • Union College Campus Safety
    388-6911
  • Union College Campus Escort Service
    388-6911
  • Union College Concordiensis
    388-6155
  • Union College Counseling Center
    388-6161
  • Union College Health Services
    388-6120
  • Union College Safe Space Beeper Number
    388-6000 then press 5
  • Women's Wellness Center of Albany Medical Center
    Capital Region Health Park, Latham
    262-4942
  • Schenectady Police Department (Non-Emergency)
    Liberty & Lafayette Street, Schenectady
    382-5264