Avila Care Team

Life Happens. We’re Here to Help.

The Avila Care Team (ACT) affirms the mission and values of Avila University by responding with care and compassion to the personal crises which may impact any member of the Avila community.

Please note that the Avila Care Team form is available for nonemergency concerns only. For medical emergencies and situations of imminent danger, dial 911 and report your concerns. For mental health crises use the new 988 service. Individuals may call this number 24/7 to speak with a trained crisis counselor. Alternatively, 988 services are available via chat at: http://988lifeline.org.

When a member of the Avila community experiences a crisis or serious problem in their life, we ask that those aware of it bring the situation to the attention of an ACT member. The team will discuss the best and most sensitive way to support the person in need. For example, an instructor reports to the ACT that a resident student has been missing class and appears depressed. An ACT member or a Resident Assistant that has a good relationship with that student will check in with the student and refer the student to the appropriate resources.

If you have particular concerns about a student or other member(s) of the Avila community you have three avenues in which to share this information:

  • You may complete the Avila Care Team (ACT) form
  • If you wish to share information anonymously, you may call 866.943.5787 and leave a message for ACT.
  • If you wish to share information and are concerned about privacy issues related to completing the form, please contact any member of ACT listed below.
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David Armstrong

Director of University Mission & Ministry Phone 816-501-2423

Jason Baldwin

Associate Vice President for Student Life Phone 816-501-3754

Daniel Capp

Director of Housing Phone 816.501.3748

Angela Danley, Ed.D.

Director of Clinical & Field-Based Experiences Phone 816.501.3663

Cindy Freeman

Assistant Athletic Director, Senior Women’s Leader, Head Coach-Dance Phone 816-501-2478

Paige Illum, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President for Student Success Phone 816-501-3760

Mary LeCluyse, J.D.

Assoc VP for Academic Affairs Phone 816-501-3757

Anissa Martinez

Director, Student Support Services Phone 816.501.2439

Hadas Moshonov-Cohavi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Phone 816-501-2448

Alicia Murillo, M.A.

Vice President Student Affairs Phone 816-501-2465

Christopher Roberts

Director of Campus Safety Phone 816-501-2425

Linda Sterling, Ph.D.

Director of Counseling Services

Daniel Weigel, Ph.D.

Director of Student Access Phone 816-501-3606

Share Your Concern Here

Please note that the Avila Care Team form is available for nonemergency concerns only. For medical emergencies and situations of imminent danger, dial 911 and report your concerns. For mental health crises use the new 988 service. Individuals may call this number 24/7 to speak with a trained crisis counselor. Alternatively, 988 services are available via chat at: http://988lifeline.org.


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