Sexual Assault Support Resources for Students

The Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support, and Education provides confidential, non-judgmental and non-directional support and education to students, faculty and staff of all genders who have been impacted by sexual violence.

There are a number of other resources available on campus related to providing support to survivors of sexual assault and to preventing sexual violence.

Office of the Dean of Students

Type of Resource: Administrative
Website: www.mcgill.ca/deanofstudents
Telephone: 514-398-4990
Language: English and French
 

SACOMSS (Sexual Assault Centre of the McGill Students' Society)

Type of Resource: Peer
Website: www.sacomss.org
Telephone: 514-398-8500
Language: English

A student-run organization committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and their allies through direct support, advocacy, and outreach. Services (all free!) include: Drop-In and Line (DIAL), Support Groups, Advocacy and Outreach.

McGill Counselling Services

Type of Resource: Service
Website: www.mcgill.ca/counselling
Telephone: 514-398-3601 (Downtown), 514-398-7992 (Macdonald Campus)
Language: English and French

Counselling support, drop-in, and crisis support.

McGill Student Health Services

Type of Resource: Service
Website: www.mcgill.ca/studenthealth
Telephone: 514-398-6017 (Downtown), 514-398-7992 (Macdonald Campus)
Language: English and French

Weekday walk-in clinic, all-day triage nurse, referrals, STI and pregnancy tests.

McGill Mental Health Services

Type of Resource: Service
Website: www.mcgill.ca/mentalhealth
Telephone: 514-398-6019
Language: English and French

Services include support for survivors for sexual assault, as well as treatment for people who engage in abusive or violent behaviour.
Call to book an assessment. Drop-in services available for urgent or emergency situations.

Security Services

Type of Resource: Service
Website: www.mcgill.ca/security
Telephone: 514-398-3000 (Downtown), 514-398-7777 (Macdonald Campus)
Language: English and French

Services includes support, guidance, prevention and response.

Ombudsperson for Students

Type of Resource: Service
Website: www.mcgill.ca/ombudsperson
Telephone: 514-398-7059

Offers confidential, informal, and independent dispute resolutions services by providing information, advice and referrals.

Type of Resource: Peer
Website: www.licm.mcgill.ca
Telephone: 514-398-6792 (Legal Questions), 514-398-4384 (Dispute with McGill)

Free and confidential information, advice and representation in cases where McGill students are going through disciplinary, grievance or appeals processes.
Disclaimer: The Legal Information Clinic at McGill does not provide legal information for criminal matters but can refer to other, off-campus legal and support services.

Peer Support Network

Type of Resource: Peer
Website: www.ssmu.mcgill.ca/studentsinmind/psn

Provides free, confidential, drop-in space offering non-judgmental peer support, information, and referrals to the McGill community. Facilitates and encourages communication so that students feel empowered to resolve whatever they may be going through.

Nightline

Type of Resource: Peer
Website: http://ssmu.mcgill.ca/nightline/
Telephone: 514-398-6246
Language: English

A confidential, anonymous and non-judgmental listening service, run by McGill students. Services include active listening, resource referrals and crisis management.

WalkSafe

Type of Resource: Peer
Website: www.walksafe.ca
Telephone: 514-398-2498

A volunteer SSMU service that provides free night-time accompaniment for those who feel uncomfortable, or who are unable to walk home alone.

Policy on Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prohibited by Law

Charter of Students' Rights

Off-Campus Sexual Assault Resources

Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Course

Type of Resource: Service
Website: www.mcgill.ca/security/services-0/training-and-workshops
Telephone: 514-398-4556 (Downtown), 514-398-7770 (Macdonald Campus)

A program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women.