Support sessions are available by appointment only to McGill members in Montreal or abroad. Book a session here or osvrse [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Appointment%20request) (email us) with your availabilities.
Our location and contact info
550 Sherbrooke O. Suite 585
(West Tower elevators 1-11)
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1E3
SV Response Advisor: 514.398.4486
SV Education Advisor: 514.398.3786
Email: osvrse [at] mcgill.ca
Drop-in hours closed from April-August
Drop-in will be closed from April 11th to August 31st. To book an appointment, please email osvrse [at] mcgill.ca.
Find us at Macdonald Campus!
Student Services, room 121, Centennial Centre
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bi-monthly presence from September-April
What to expect at your first meeting
Whether your appointment is online or in person, you will be asked to complete a brief intake form at your first appointment to collect basic information regarding you and your current needs. Every question has the option “prefer not to answer”.
The first appointment will be focused on your current needs which can include:
- Crisis intervention
- Coordination of academic, workplace and housing accommodations
- Safety measures on campus
- Information on and help accessing further resources (including medical, psychological, community services)
- Information on and support regarding reporting options
Our qualified and dedicated team is committed to supporting any members of the McGill community impacted by sexual violence.
Émilie Marcotte (she/her) is a Sexual Violence Response Advisor. She is responsible for providing direct support to community member who have been impacted by sexual and gender-based violence through case management, group interventions, and the development and implementation of support activities. Émilie has a Masters of Social Work and is a Registered Social Worker with over ten years of experience working in the fields of gender-based and sexual violence in Montréal. Émilie enjoys sitting in the sun and dabbling in new hobbies; her current project is learning how to embroider.
Bianca Tétrault (on leave)
Bianca Tétrault (she/her) is a Sexual Violence Education Advisor. Her main responsibilities include developing and implementing the office's educational initiatives and resources in order to promote awareness about consent, healthy relationships, and sexual violence awareness and prevention. Bianca is a Registered Social Worker and has been working to promote a respectful and inclusive environment at McGill for over 5 years. Bianca enjoys running long distances and warm weather.
Mona Nooh (she/her) is OSVRSE’s Secretary. She will likely be your first point of contact in the office, whether you are emailing, calling or dropping-in! She is responsible for scheduling and getting you connected with the appropriate member of the team, whether you are looking for support, to consult on a situation, to request a workshop, or to collaborate on event organization. Mona has recently moved from Vancouver. She has a Bachelor of Arts, Double Minor in Sociology and Gerontology. Mona enjoys going for walks, traveling, and reading.
Christine Wang (she/her) is a Communications Assistant. She updates the OSVRSE social media platforms and creates graphics for events and workshops. Christine is doing graduate studies in physiotherapy and is involved in initiatives to increase anti-oppression in higher education. In her spare time, Christine enjoys hanging out with friends, playing guitar, and doing her part to topple the patriarchy.
Chloe Kemeni (she/her) is a Research Assistant for the office. She helps provide up to date information of provincial and federal legislation and policies that impact survivors and services they may use off and on campus. Additionally, she helps the team develop and implement campaigns and public education. Chloe is in her second year at the Faculty of Law and spent the last 6 years providing supports in sexual violence off and on campus.
From September to April of every year, our team also includes McGill Social Work interns and the #ConsentMcGill Peer Educators team.
We strive to create accessible and inclusive space.
- The building is wheelchair accessible via the main entrance on Sherbrooke. Wheelchair accessible washrooms can be found on the main floor.
- The washrooms on the 5th floor have a small set of stairs and are not gender neutral.
- This space is scent-reduced to minimize risk for people with chemical sensitivities, allergies, and asthma. Please refrain from wearing scented products, such as perfume, cologne, shampoo, conditioner, soap, hairspray or gel, laundry detergent, fabric softener, or lotion.
If you require additional accommodations to access our office or participate in our events, please osvrse [at] mcgill.ca (email) us.