Sexual and Domestic Violence

Any student who experiences sexual or domestic violence in any form is encouraged to speak with a counselor, whether or not the student plans to report the incident to TouroCOM officials or to the police.


Shelbi Simmons, LCSW-R
2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd
6th Floor, Room 603D
(212) 851-1199 x42563/(929) 333-8359 


Lenora Koffman, LCSW-R
60 Prospect Avenue; Room 119
(845) 648-1331 


Michelle Vallie, LCPC, LAC, Ph.D.
2801 18th Ave. So.
(406) 401-8106

What to do if you have been sexually assaulted

Support is also available from these resources

  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
  • Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program (SAVI) at Mount Sinai – Manhattan Location: (212) 423-2140
  • Touro University Title IX Coordinator
  • Touro University Title IX Information
  • New York State Police Campus Sexual Assault Victims Unit 24/7 hotline: 844-845-7269, callers will be in touch with their local investigator
    • Harlem Campus: Senior Investigator Lisa R. Lastorino
    • Middletown Campus: Senior Investigator Carmen Goffredo

To learn more about abusive vs healthy relationships and safety tips

  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
  • The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence:
  • Talk to the Mental Health Counselor on campus