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Women's Center Tips

Women’s Center TIPS:

Our counseling team offers strategies for meeting the challenges of college life like stress management and healthy relationships. Check out seasonal tips for each phase of the school year on our blog.

Helping a Friend:

Our guide to supporting a survivor of sexual assault or intimate partner violence.

Body Positive Toolkit for Parents

We hope the information and resources in this toolkit will help you address body image issues confidently in your family.

Coloring Cards

Print out some of our coloring cards for a moment of mindful coloring and our 2, 5, 10 and 30 minute stress relief tips!


Our Guide to Other Resources in the UVA and Charlottesville Area

Download the Women's Center Support Services Resource Guide, here!

Food Pantry Locations at UVA

UVA Pantries, along with other UVA facilities, are closed during the COVID-19 response. A tool for locating food resources in the area is available on the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank's website.

  • Here at the Women's Center - visit our Food Pantry page for further information 
    • 1400 University Avenue
    • Monday-Friday 8:30 to 5:00pm
  • UVA Community Food Pantry
    • SAC Kitchen, Newcomb Hall
    • Days and hours typically follow Newcomb Hall's hours. See the pantry website for further information. 
  • Nursing School
    • 225 Jeanette Way
    • Not fully stocked in Summer
  • Engineering School
    • Thornton A-121, M-F 8:30 - 5:00pm
  • McIntire School of Commerce
    • Rouss & Robertson Halls Room 114
    • M-F 8:00 - 5:00pm
  • Law School
  • Darden

Food resources on Grounds are evolving. If you are aware of updates that we should include here, please let us know

Quick Links to Resources Provided by UVA

Remote Groups to Support Students During COVID-19 Response (all available from this page of CAPS' site)

  • Mindfulness Meditation Hour (Fridays 11:00am – 12:00pm EST, open to all UVA students).
  • International Students Support Group (Fridays 1:30pm - 2:45pm EST, open to all UVA international students).
  • Addressing COVID-19 Related Anxieties – Group for Undergraduate Students (Wednesdays 3:00pm - 4:30 pm EST, open to UVA undergraduate students who reside in VA).
  • Support Group for Undergraduate Graduating Students (Thursdays 3:00pm - 4:30pm, open to graduating UVA undergraduate students who reside in VA).
  • Graduate Students Support Group (Thursdays 3:00 - 4:30pm, open to UVA graduate/professional students who reside in VA). 

Online Mental Wellness Tools and Information

  • Silvercloud: secure, immediate access to online programs to address common concerns such as anxiety, depression, or stress.
  • CAPS Referral Database: use the MiResource tool provided by CAPS to search for Charlottesville-area mental health providers who are best suited to your needs.
  • Browse additional resources on CAPS' website

Other Helpful Sites around Grounds