United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Announcing Launch of NSF Antarctic Helpline

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. In recognition of this critical topic, NSF has launched the new NSF Antarctic Helpline, which provides immediate crisis intervention and emotional support to survivors of sexual assault or sexual harassment via phone, text, or online chat.

Click here to learn more about the launch of the NSF Antarctic Helpline from NSF’s Director, Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan.

Helpline support specialists provide live, confidential, one-on-one crisis intervention, emotional support, and information about reporting and support resources, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

NSF Antarctic Helpline
Phone: 833-673-1733
Text: 202-932-7569
Website and Online Chat: https://NSFAntarcticHelpline.org

To report a sexual assault or sexual harassment incident, email: saferscience@nsf.gov

If you have any questions about the NSF Antarctic Helpline or if you would like to learn more about NSF’s Sexual Assault/Harassment Prevention and Response (SAHPR) Program Office, feel free to email saferscience@nsf.gov.


Terri Edillon
Communications Specialist
NSF Office of Polar Programs
Office: 703.292.7521
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