Resources & Support

Student Resources

On Campus

Local Wellness Advisors

Website: mcgill.ca/wellness-hub/get-support/local-wellness-advisors

Local Wellness Advisors (LWAs) are trained clinicians who are here to orient and connect you with the appropriate resource for your unique situation - think of them like an academic advisor, but for your well-being.

By Fall 2019, there will be 12 LWAs in place across McGill's faculties.

Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support and Education (OSVRSE)

Website: mcgill.ca/osvrse/
Telephone: 514-398-3954
Sexual Violence Response Advisor: 514-398-4486
Sexual Violence Education Advisor: 514-398-3786
Email: osvrse [at] mcgill.ca 

Confidential, non-judgmental and non-directional support and education for students, faculty and staff of all genders who have been impacted by sexual violence.

Peer Support Centre

Website: psc.ssmu.ca/
Telephone: 514-398-3782
Email: mcgill.psc [at] gmail.com

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.

Report Harassment, Discrimination and Sexual Violence

Website: mcgill.ca/how-to-report/

A website dedicated to making reporting at McGill more transparent, straightforward, and accessible for our entire community, including students, faculty and staff.

Security Services (Downtown Campus)

Website: mcgill.ca/security
Emergency: 514-398-3000
General Inquiries: 514-398-4556
Security Operations Centre (24/7): 514-398–4556 (option 1)
Email: campus.security [at] mcgill.ca

Services includes support, guidance, prevention and response.

Security Services (Macdonald Campus)

Website: mcgill.ca/security
Emergency: 514-398-7777
General Inquiries: 514-398-4556
Security Operations Centre (24/7): 514-398-7770
Email: macdonald.security [at] mcgill.ca

Services includes support, guidance, prevention and response.

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

Website: sacomss.org/wp/
Telephone: (514) 398-8500
Email: main [at] sacomss.org

A student-run organization committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and their allies through direct support, advocacy, and outreach.

Student Wellness Hub (includes mental health and physical health services)

Website: mcgill.ca/wellness-hub/
Telephone: 514-398-6017

Your one-stop shop for all things health and wellness. Learn how to access urgent care, get support, and book an appointment with a medical professional, including:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Dieticians
  • Counsellors
  • Psychiatrists

Walksafe

Website: walksafe.ssmu.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.

 

In Residence

Residence Staff

Website: mcgill.ca/students/housing/life/staff

If you need help or want to be connected to resources, you can reach out to a staff member at your residence - Residence Life Managers, Floor Fellows, Residence Life Advisors and Residence Life Facilitators can all lend support.

Our Shared Spaces

Website: mcgill.ca/deanofstudents/students/our-shared-spaces

Our Shared Spaces is an initiative run by the Office of the Dean of Students to equip students living in residence with tools to create more supportive and inclusive communities. 

Our Shared Spaces consists of two workshops that take place early in the Fall and Winter semesters. These workshops introduce students to issues related to equity, difference, and power, particularly in the context of gender, sexuality, consent, race, and Indigenous histories and realities.

 

Off Campus

Hôpital Notre-Dame Emergency Room

Language: French
Hours: 24/7
Location: 1560 Sherbrooke E (use Plessis Entrance)
Telephone: 514-413-8999

Emergency room open 24/7, ask for the on-call sexual assault support worker.

Montreal Sexual Assault Centre

Website: cvasm.org/en/index
Telephone: 514-934-0505, ext. 7456
Email: info [at] cvasm.ca

Location 1: CLSC Métro, 1801 Boulevard de Maisonneuve W, 3rd Floor
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Language: English and French

Location 2: Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave., Montreal, Emergency room: Pine Avenue entrance (corner of Côte-des-Neiges)
Hours: Monday-Friday 5pm - 8am, weekends and holidays 24 hours a day; emergency room is open 24/7
Language: English, French, translation services for other languages available upon request

One of the four designated centres in Montreal, the Montreal Sexual Assault Centre works in partnership with the CLSC Métro and the Montreal General Hospital. Counsellors provide support for anyone 18 years of age and over who was sexually assaulted during the past 12 months.

Off-Campus Resource List (OSVRSE)

Website: mcgill.ca/osvrse/survivors/additional-resources/off

A comprehensive list of off-campus support and informational resources developed and maintained by the Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support, and Education (OSVRSE).

 

Help Over the Phone

Nightline

Website: ssmu.mcgill.ca/nightline/
Telephone: 514-398-6246
Hours: 7 days a week, 6pm-3am

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

SACOMSS DIAL Hotline

Website: sacomss.org/wp/services/drop-in-and-line/
Telephone: 514-398-8500
Hours: Monday-Friday, 12pm-midnight (updated weekly hours can be found on the SACOMSS homepage)
Language: English

DIAL is a confidential, non-judgmental sexual assault helpline and drop-in service, providing listening and support to survivors, their peers, and their allies.

DIAL is open to the public and free-of-charge.

Sexual Assault Provincial Resources Line

Language: English and French
Hours: 24/7
Telephone:
Montreal: 514-933-9007
Toll-Free: 1-888-933-9007

 

University Policy

Staff Resources

On Campus

Employee and Family Assistance Program

Website: mcgill.ca/hr/benefits/eap 
Telephone: 1-844-880-9142

A free and confidential service offering short-term counseling and referral services.

Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support & Education (OSVRSE)

Website: mcgill.ca/osvrse/
Telephone: 514-398-3954
Sexual Violence Response Advisor: 514-398-4486
Sexual Violence Education Advisor: 514-398-3786
Email: osvrse [at] mcgill.ca

Confidential, non-judgmental and non-directional support and education for students, faculty and staff of all genders who have been impacted by sexual violence.

Report Harassment, Discrimination and Sexual Violence

Website: mcgill.ca/how-to-report/

A website dedicated to making reporting at McGill more transparent, straightforward, and accessible for our entire community, including students, faculty and staff.

Security Services (Downtown Campus)

Website: mcgill.ca/security
Emergency: 514-398-3000
General Inquiries: 514-398-4556
Security Operations Centre (24/7): 514-398–4556 (option 1)
Email: campus.security [at] mcgill.ca

Services includes support, guidance, prevention and response.

Security Services (Macdonald Campus)

Website: mcgill.ca/security
Emergency: 514-398-7777
General Inquiries: 514-398-4556
Security Operations Centre (24/7): 514-398-7770
Email: macdonald.security [at] mcgill.ca

Services includes support, guidance, prevention and response.

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

Website: sacomss.org/wp/
Telephone: (514) 398-8500
Email: main [at] sacomss.org

A student-run organization committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and their allies through direct support, advocacy, and outreach.

 

Off Campus

Hôpital Notre-Dame Emergency Room

Language: French
Hours: 24/7
Location: 1560 Sherbrooke E (use Plessis Entrance)
Telephone: 514-413-8999

Emergency room open 24/7, ask for the on-call sexual assault support worker.

Montreal Sexual Assault Centre

Website: cvasm.org/en/index
Telephone: 514-934-0505, ext. 7456
Email: info [at] cvasm.ca

Location 1: CLSC Métro, 1801 Boulevard de Maisonneuve W, 3rd Floor
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Language: English and French

Location 2: Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave., Montreal, Emergency room: Pine Avenue entrance (corner of Côte-des-Neiges)
Hours: 24/7
Language: English, French, translation services for other languages available upon request

One of the four designated centres in Montreal, the Montreal Sexual Assault Centre works in partnership with the CLSC Métro and the Montreal General Hospital. Counsellors provide support for anyone 18 years of age and over who was sexually assaulted during the past 12 months.

Off-Campus Resource List (OSVRSE)

Website: mcgill.ca/osvrse/survivors/additional-resources/off

A comprehensive list of off-campus support and informational resources developed and maintained by the Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support, and Education (OSVRSE).

 

Help Over the Phone

Nightline

Website: ssmu.mcgill.ca/nightline/
Telephone: 514-398-6246

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

SACOMSS DIAL Hotline

Website: sacomss.org/wp/services/drop-in-and-line/
Telephone: 514-398-8500
Hours: Monday-Friday, 12pm-midnight (updated weekly hours can be found on the SACOMSS homepage)
Language: English

DIAL is a confidential, non-judgmental sexual assault helpline and drop-in service, providing listening and support to survivors, their peers, and their allies.

DIAL is open to the public and free-of-charge.

Sexual Assault Provincial Resources Line

Language: English and French
Hours: 24/7
Telephone:
Montreal: 514-933-9007
Toll-Free: 1-888-933-9007

 

University Policy


McGill University is situated on the traditional territory of the Kanien’kehà:ka, a place which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst nations. We recognize and respect the Kanien’kehà:ka as the traditional custodians of the lands and waters on which we meet today.


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