Dating Violence

What is Dating Violence?

Dating Violence (DV) is a pattern of abusive behavior that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner.
There are many forms of dating violence including:

Physical abuse

Sexual abuse

Verbal abuse

Emotional abuse

Economic abuse

  If you suspect that you or a friend are in an abusive relationship, RSVP is here to help. Our free services are offered to victims, friends and family and are confidential.
Call 936-261-1468 to speak with an RSVP staff member during normal business hours.
For immediate assistance 4911.
For 24/7 assistance, please call the RSVP dating abuse hotline at 936.261.1457.
For non-emergency general inquiries, please email the RSVP staff at


Inclement Weather Alert 9-20-2019

Due to inclement weather, the main campus and the northwest Houston center will delay opening until 10 a.m. The safety of our faculty, staff and students is of the utmost concern, please exercise caution as you make your way to campus. The College of Nursing, Medical center campus will remain closed today.