Violence Prevention Center

We're Here to Help

Get Help

What to do if you or someone you know has experienced interpersonal violence.

Make a Report

Learn how to make a report or file a complaint related to sexual misconduct.

We Are Hiring

The Center for Transformational Wellness is hiring for several student employment positions!

RSVP Peer Educator

The Relationship and Sexual Violence Program (RSVP) is recruiting our 2022 Peer Educators! Are you interested in preventing violence and working to build a safe and healthy Green River College Community? So are we! Apply today - Applications are due by December 27th. You can either apply by creating an account through GatorJobs: GatorJobs Link or by using this form: RSVP Application Link.

CTW Office Assistant (WorkFirst Work Study)

The CTW is looking for a WorkFirst Work Study student to support the daily operations of the CTW which include welcoming visitors to the center both in person and virtually, and working collaborativly to plan and advertise events. Students can apply through GatorJobs: GatorJobs Link

Wondering how to find these positions in GatorJobs? Here are the steps:

  1. Go to this link: GatorJobs Link
  2. If you are new to the system, enter your information and upload a resume
  3. On the left-hand column, click on "Job Search" which should open a multi-field search tool
  4. In the "Keyword" field enter "Green River College - Violence Prevention Center"
  5. Click the "Search" button

About the Center for Transformational Wellness

The Green River College Center for Transformational Wellness serves all members of our campus community. People of any and all genders, sexualities, races, ethnicities, ability, age, language proficiency, and immigration status are welcome.

Three programs operate out of the Center for Transformational Wellness

  • Gators Care: campus-wide strategies to prevent interpersonal violence, promote wellness, and provide support to all members of the campus community that have experienced stalking, harassment, sexual assault and relationship violence.
  • Gators Thrive: new and current student support for individuals in or seeking recovery from substance use.
  • reEntry Services: new and current student support for individuals who have been impacted by criminal legal and/or foster care systems.

At the Center for Transformational Wellness you can find a safe and peaceful space with access to a variety of free self-care items including menstrual supplies, sexual products, beverages, snacks and more.

Sexual Assault Policy

Green River College‚Äôs policy, GA-11 Sex Discrimination Grievance Procedure, can be found on the Green River website.

Terms and Definitions

Learn about the terms and definitions used on this site.

Get Involved

Are you interested in helping to prevent sexual assault, stalking and relationship violence? Are you in recovery from substance use, or have you been impacted by the criminal legal or foster care systems and interested in helping build supports on campus?

The Center for Transformational Wellness will be creating a Peer Educator program to provide bystander intervention training to groups across campus as well as peer support for those in recovery from substance use, formerly incarcerated, and former foster youth. If you would like more information please come by the Center for Transformational Wellness in the Student Affairs and Success Center (SA) room 227, or submit the form below.

Quarterly Toiletry Drive

The Violence Prevention Center and the Progress and Completion Center host a quarterly donation drive to collect toiletries and personal care items that are available to any member of our Green River campus community. We know that even though these items are important, they can be the first thing people do without when they are dealing with personal crisis and financial difficulties.

Read More about the Toiletry Drive

Contact Us

SA 227
vpc@greenriver.edu
253-333-6015

Virtual Assistance Lobby
Join via Zoom
By Phone: 253-215-8782

  • Meeting ID: 918 259 4630
  • Password: 98092

Kelsey Barrans
Assistant Director of Violence Prevention
kbarrans@greenriver.edu
Office: 253-333-6016
Cell: 253-281-2984
(business hours only)
Schedule a meeting with Kelsey

Hours of Operation

Please Note: With a small staff, we may need to close the center throughout the week for meetings and events. We will post updated information about our expected return time to the office on our door. Otherwise, our general hours are as follows:

Phone Hours
Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Closed
 
Zoom Lobby Hours
Monday - Tuesday 
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
Wednesday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

View Closures & Special Hours

Contact Campus Safety

Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency: From any campus phone, dial 3350. All other phones 253-288-3350.

Safety Requests: safetydispatch@greenriver.edu

Director of Campus Safety & TransportationDerek Ronnfeldt