YWCA Partnership

Headshot of Tearsa Brown from YWCA Lancaster

On Campus Advocate at a Glance

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Who: Tearsa Brown is our on Campus Advocate from  YWCA Sexual Assault Prevention Counseling Center in Lancaster, PA. They are currently pursuing their master's degree in social work and human sexuality at Widener University. Their focus in counseling is strengths-based, client-centered. In their spare time they like to play board games, visit historical sites, and spend time with family and pets. 

What: Confidential and free individual sessions to any student who experienced or is experiencing any form of sexual violence (currently offering in person and virtual sessions)

When: On campus every Wednesday between 12:30-4:30 pm, located in the Student Wellness Center Offices

How: To complete an intake or for additional questions about individual sessions or the range of YWCA Lancaster's free services reach out directly to Tearsa Brown Tbrown@ywcalancaster.org*

About the Initiative

Through this initiative, YWCA Lancaster provides completely confidential resource for students who have been effected by sexual violence.  Tearsa Brown our on campus advocate and works as a counselor and educator at YWCA Lancaster Sexual Assault and Counseling Center and has specialized expertise working with victims of sexual violence and providing education to campus communities.  The On Campus Advocate provides our community with:

  • Individual and Confidential Sessions with students who have experienced sexual violence. Reach out to Tbrown@ywcalancaster.org to access more information. 
  • On Campus Trainings and Events for Staff, Faculty and Students directed at eliminating violence and increasing awareness around resources. Reach out to Tbrown@ywcalancaster.org with any questions around campus programming or requests for trainings. 

*If you require urgent assistance you can access YWCA Lancaster’s 24 hour hotline at (717) 392-7273 or call 911 or campus safety*