Hays Office
             2716 Plaza Avenue
             P.O. Box 284
             Hays, Kansas 67601
             Ph: 785-625-4202

             Colby Office
             475 1/2 Chick Street
             Colby, Kansas 67701
             Ph: 785-460-1982


Spring/Summer 2012

Fall/Winter 2012

Spring/Summer 2013

In 2012, We...

Helped 471 individuals

Answered 328 hotline calls

Provided 35 adults and 28 children with safe shelter

Options is here to help.

(Options does not discriminate based on an individuals' age, color, culture, ethnicity, origin, physical limitation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected consideration.)

Each situation is unique. Each individual is the expert concerning their experiences and situation. All services are free, confidential and non-judgmental. Options provides the following services:

24-hour Crisis Intervention:Trained advocates are available 24-7.

One-on-One Counseling:Counseling may be provided via face-to-face, phone, or other means of electronic communication, if requested.

Personal Advocacy:Advocates are available to meet each individual where they are at the time of their need.

Safety Planning:An advocate will work to help each individual, requesting services, develop a safety plan based on individual needs and experience.

Safe Shelter:Immediate and short-term shelter may be available, contact an advocate for more information.

Support Groups:Regular facilitated meetings occur, contact an advocate for more information

Community Referrals:Advocates can provide individuals with referrals to community resources.

Public Presentation:Options offers free presentations concerning the issues of domestic, sexual, stalking and interpersonal violence. Knowledge is our best tool to identify and confront the causes of violence in society. Contact Options to schedule a presentation to your local group, church, school or work.

Are you afraid?
Do you know someone who is?
Not sure?


Please call 1-800-794-4624 to speak with an advocate for help with your situation.

Fort Hays State University
Campus Advocate

Located in the Student Health Center of the Memorial Union
Phone: 785-628-4629

Provides domestic, sexual, stalking and dating advocacy services to all FHSU students and staff. Services are free, confidential and nonjudgmental.

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