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.

 Summer 2021 Services:

  1. EmPOWER’s Director, Rima Shah, who also serves as a confidential advocate, is available to meet with students for 1-3 sessions via Zoom or telephone. She can meet with students no matter where they are located in the world. To schedule: #909.607.2689 or

  2. Weekly counseling sessions with EmPOWER's Project Sister counselors ended on May 7, 2021 and will resume at the start of the fall semester. Virtual counseling is still available through the summer, free of cost, directly through the Project Sister office: #909.623.1619. Those services are available to individuals currently residing in California.  

The Claremont Colleges' EmPOWER Center for survivors of sexual assault 'Got Consent' information

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. There will be no group offered in Spring 2021.


Other/Off-Site Support Groups

Monsour Support Groups & Workshops

Monsour offers a large number of confidential support groups and workshops for 7C students. For more information, please contact Monsour.