Skip To Main Content

Survivor Advocacy Services

hands holding a sun for Survivor Advocacy Services

Mission:

Survivor Advocacy Services (SAS) mission is to provide confidential support, prevention education, and promote advocacy for individuals impacted by sexual violence, dating/domestic abuse and stalking in the Cal Poly Pomona community.

Vision:

Survivor Advocacy Services (SAS) envisions a campus community free of sexual violence, sexual assault, dating/domestic abuse, and stalking. We will lead the way by promoting inclusive healthy relationship and empowering members of the campus community to create a culture that values a safe environment where survivors are supported.

Guiding Principles

  1. Survivor Centered

    SAS acknowledges that every experience is unique. Our focus is meeting individual needs to ensure we are providing appropriate and adequate support for each individual. We pride ourselves in being a support system, which encourages self-determination and informed decisions.

  2. Respect, Dignity & Worth

    SAS maintains awareness and standard that all people are treated with respect, dignity and equality while remaining attentive to individual experiences and backgrounds.

  3. Integrity

    At SAS, it is our goal to create a trusting relationship with our clients. We remain true to our mission and values in everything that we do.

  4. Advocacy

    Understanding the short and long term impact a survivor may experience, SAS is committed to obtaining services and accommodations to meet the unique needs of every survivor.

  5. Confidentiality

    SAS upholds a person’s right to a private and confidential space within its limitations. SAS follows a Code of Ethics that only breaks confidentiality in the event of any individual harming themselves & other people.

  6. Awareness

    SAS believes that all members of the Cal Poly Pomona community deserve to live a life free from sexual violence, sexual assault, dating/domestic abuse, and stalking. SAS is committed to raising awareness and promoting a nonviolent campus community through preventative education.

  7. Partnership

    SAS is committed to promote a campus culture that values a safe environment where survivors are supported. Through collaboration and partnerships on and off campus, SAS hopes to strengthen and continuous care and service for survivors, their friends, and their family.