Need Help?

If you or someone you know may have been a victim of sexual assault, relationship violence, or stalking, please know there is immediate support available to you.

Support can be obtained 24 hours a day/7 days a week, from Safe Office professionals at 336.758.5285. If you are concerned about a potentially life-threatening situation, please contact WFU Police at 336.758.5911, or 911.

For additional information about seeking medical assistance and emotional support, as well as important contact information, see Get Help.


PREPAREPREPARE (Policy Group on Rape Education, Prevention and Response) was founded in 1987 by Wake Forest students. The purpose of PREPARE is to:

Develop and coordinate programs to educate the Wake Forest University community about rape and sexual assault

Need help? For confidential help and support regarding a sexual assault, relationship violence, or stalking, contact:
Safe Office: 336.758.5285 (available 24/7)

What do we do?

Here’s a sample (more details in the About Us section):

  • Conduct sexual assault awareness and prevention programs for all incoming first-year students
  • Coordinate a campus-wide Sexual Assault Awareness Week called Tie a Yellow Ribbon Week
  • Provide about 60 trained male and female facilitators to conduct educational and awareness programs
  • Sponsor campus-wide programs to educate students on issues of healthy relationships, consent and sexual assault