Support at the EmPOWER Center
Counseling, Advocacy, and Drop-In Hours
The Center provides free, confidential advocacy and support to 7C students impacted by sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating/domestic violence, and stalking. The Center collaborates closely with Project Sister Family Services, a community agency, to provide counseling services to students.
To schedule an appointment with the Project Sister counselor located at the EmPOWER Center, please call 909-607-0690. Counseling sessions are free and unlimited. The counselor's drop-in hours (no appointment necessary) are on Mondays from 12-1PM and Tuesdays from 2-3PM.
The Director of the EmPOWER Center, Rima Shah, is a confidential advocate (not a counselor). She can meet with students for 1-2 sessions to provide emotional care and support, provide information about resources/options available, and help navigate on- and off-campus resources. Rima holds drop-in hours on Thursdays from 3:00PM-4:00PM. Or, she can be reached at 909-607-2689 or RShahEmPOWER@cuc.claremont.edu.
Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Assault
Weekly group for students of all gender identities
This group is designed for students from the 7Cs who have experienced sexual assault or sexual abuse, whether recently or long ago. In the group survivors can share their experiences, explore their feelings, and receive support as they work through the healing process in a confidential space. The group is facilitated by our Project Sister counselor located at the EmPOWER Center, Evelin. If you are interested in joining the group, please call 909.607.0690 latest by September 17, 2019. The group begins on September 24, 2019. Meetings are held Tuesdays from 4:30PM-6:00PM at the EmPOWER Center (1030 Dartmouth Ave.).
Other/Off-Site Support Groups
Monsour offers a large number of confidential support groups and workshops for 7C students. For more information, please contact Monsour.