Confidential Resources


  USM Counseling Services  


Services Provided: 
  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • 24/7 line to reach the on-call counselor

Costs: Free

Location:Bond Hall East (behind parking garage)


Contact information:


Phone Numbers: 601-606-HELP (Counselor on Call), 601-606-4357, 601-266-4829 (To Make an Appointment)


USM Community Counseling & Assessment Clinic

Services Provided: 

  • Counseling
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Substance Abuse Evaluations

Costs: Sliding scale based on income

Location:  Owings-McQuagge Hall (OMH) 213

Contact Information:

Phone- 601-266-4601




  USM Psychology Clinic  


Services Provided: 

  • Individual and group therapy using empirically supported or empirically based methods
  • Psychological assessment and evaluation services

Costs:  Sliding Scale

Location: Owings-McQuagge Hall (OMH) 210

Contact Information:

Phone- 601-266-4588




  Domestic Abuse Family Shelter (crisis line)  


Services Provided:

  • 24-Hour Toll-Free Domestic Abuse Crisis Line
  • Temporary Shelter for Domestic Abuse Victims 
  • Information, Referral, and Advocacy for Victims
  • Victim/Survivor Counseling
  • Aftercare Case Management
  • Children’s program (therapeutic child care, crisis counseling)
  • Domestic violence intervention programs for abusers


Shelter Locations:  Forrest and Jones Counties

Service Area:  Covington, Forrest, Greene, Jasper, Jones, Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Marion, Perry, Smith, Wayne.

Contact Information:

Phone- 800-649-1092



  Shafer Center for Crisis Intervention  


Services Offered

  • 24-Hour Crisis Line (601-264-7777)
  • Emergency Domestic Violence Shelter
  • Rape Crisis Response in hospitals
  • Court advocacy and accompaniment
  • Housing assistance
  • Adult and children’s counseling
  • Children’s program and therapeutic preschool
  • Cost:  Free

Location- 507 North 37th Avenue, Hattiesburg MS 39401 

Contact Information-




  Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault  


Phone-  888-987-9011/601-948-0555


Services Offered:

  • 24 Hour Rape Crisis Hotline:  800-656-HOPE (4673)
  • Training and assistance to member programs, criminal justice/healthcare, colleges, and universities
  • Referrals to nine rape crisis centers

Costs Involved:   No costs. 



  R.A.I.N.N. (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)  


Services Offered:

  • 24/7 Support
    • 24/7 Advice through Hotline (800-656-HOPE)
    • 24 Hour Online Hotline (
    • Referrals to local counseling centers
    • Site for specialized information, including:
      • Statistics
      • Self-help materials

Costs Involved-   No costs. 

Contact Information:

Phone- 800-656-HOPE (4673)