Please note that the Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support and Education (OSVRSE) is currently undergoing restructuring. For support please contact the Office of Dean of Students, to make an appointment with a Case Managers. Case Managers are trained in confidentiality, disclosures of sexual violence, and mental health first aid. They will provide you with support, resources, and help you navigate the reporting process.

To book an appointment, or for more information, please email deanofstudents [at] mcgill.ca or call 514-398-4990.

Support sessions are available by appointment to McGill members - student, staff or faculty - in Montreal or abroad. Please email deanofstudents [at] mcgill.ca to set up a meeting with a Case Manager. For immediate or 24/7 support, you can call the provincial sexual violence helpline at (1-888-933-9007 / 514-933-9007).

Contact

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All appointments are being made through the office of the dean of students. Please email deanofstudents [at] mcgill.ca for an appoint.

Please note that bookings are unavailable as the office is currently closed. The office and its services are being restructured. 

See Additional Services to find support both on and off McGill campuses. 

For 24/7 bilingual support, contact the Sexual Violence Helpline at 1-888-933-9007. 

 

Our location and contact info

550 Sherbrooke O. Suite 585
(West Tower elevators 1-11)
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1E3

Phone: 514.398.3954
(all calls are currently being directed through the Office of the Dean of Students)
Email: osvrse [at] mcgill.ca

Drop-in hours currently unavailable

Find us at Macdonald Campus!

Student Services, room 121, Centennial Centre
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bi-monthly presence from September-April

Drop in hours are currently unavailable

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions >

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 team

Our qualified and dedicated team is committed to supporting any members of the McGill community impacted by sexual violence.

The Sexual Violence Response Advisor 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. 

The Sexual Violence Education Advisor (Vacant) is responsible for developing and implementing the office's educational initiatives and resources in order to promote awareness about consent, healthy relationships, and sexual violence prevention.

From September to April of every year, our team also includes McGill Social Work interns and the #ConsentMcGill Peer Educators team.

Accessibility

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.

McGill is located on unceded lands which have traditionally served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst diverse indigenous peoples. The Kanien’kehá:ka, a founding nation of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, and the Anishinabeg are recognized as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which Tiohtià:ke/Montréal is located. Learn more about the land you’re on by following this link, and commit to taking action to support the ongoing resistance and thriving of local Indigenous communities.

  

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