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Urgent Care

If you are at risk of harming yourself or others, or know someone who is, please call 911

If you or another McGill community member is in immediate danger and you are at the downtown campus, you can call Campus Security at 514-398-3000 If you are at the Macdonald campus, you can call 514-398-7777

If you are a survivor of sexual violence, there are resources for you on campus:


If you would like support from a peer:

Community Resources

Please consult the table below for after-hours resources. All are bilingual unless otherwise stated.

Suicide Action Montreal 1-866-277-3553 (phone) 24/7

Canada Suicide Prevention Service

Chat services

1-833-456-4566 (phone)

45645 (text)

24/7 (phone)

4 p.m. to midnight every day (text)

TRACOM Centre for Crisis Intervention  514-483-3033 (phone) 24/7
West Island Crisis Centre (West Island/Macdonald Campus area) 514-684-6160 (phone) 24/7
keep.meSAFE  (crisis line and counselling free for all McGill students)

North America1-844-451-9700 (phone)

Outside North America:  

001-416-380-6578 (phone)

Écoute Entraide (francophone) 514-278-2130 (phone) 8 a.m. to midnight every day
Sexual Assault Provincial Helpline 1-888-933-9007 (phone) 24/7
Drug and Alcohol Help Line  514-527-2626 (phone) 24/7
Gamblers Anonymous 514-484-6666 (phone) 24/7
Montreal Legal Aid 514-864-2111 (phone) Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montreal 514-527-1375 (phone) 24/7
Info-Social (from a Quebec phone number only) 811 (phone) 24/7

Trans Lifeline

Canada: 877-330-6366 (phone)

US: 877-565-8860 (phone)

Le Transit: Centre De Crise 514-282-7753 (phone) 24/7

McGill Sexual Violence Support

If you are a survivor of sexual violence, there are resources for you on campus: All are bilingual unless otherwise stated.


The Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support and Education

514-398-3954 (phone)

osvrse [at] (email)

Please note that due to the evolving response to COVID-19, OSVRSE drop-in hours, group activities, volunteer activities, and events are cancelled. Support sessions are available by appointment only to McGill members in Montreal or abroad. Book a session here or email OSVRSE with your availabilities.  All initial appointments will be held virtually or by phone, at your preference.

The Sexual Assault Center of the McGill Students’ Society

Offers services in English to the general public.

514-398-8500 (phone)


During COVID-19 closures, the phone hotline is available on Mondays from 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm, and on Wednesdays from 12-3 pm.

McGill Peer Support

If you are seeking support from a peer at McGill these resources are available to you: All are bilingual unless otherwise stated.


Peer Support Centre

Offers confidential and non-judgmental support offered by trained McGill students.

514-398-3782 (phone)


Open 11am-5pm weekdays. Please note the PSC is closed during the summer months. 

McGill Nightline

Offers confidential, anonymous and non-judgmental listening service, run by McGill students, providing the community with a variety of support.

514-398-6246 (phone)


The phone line is open 6:00 PM to 3:00 AM everyday throughout the school year. *Please note, Nightline's phone lines are currently closed due to COVID-19. Nightline is closed during summer months and winter break.


A volunteer SSMU service that provides free and confidential accompaniment for those who are walking at night. No matter what the reason, WALKSAFE volunteers will get you from A to B, safely, anywhere on the island of Montreal.

514-398-3000 (downtown campus phone)

514-398-7777 (Macdonald campus phone)

Sunday – Thursday: 9 pm to 12 am
Friday – Saturday: 9 pm to 3 am
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