Resources

Support services that members of SASA have found to be useful:

Have you or someone you know experienced sexual violence or sexual harassment? Students Against Sexual Assault (SASA) wants you to know that there are a variety of resources available to help you and point you in the right direction to support. Any one of the following resources strives for positive and inclusive environments for survivors to feel safe and secure. If you have any questions, comments, or additions to the list, please feel free to email us at: brocksasa@gmail.com

On campus services in St. Catharines

A-Z Learning Services
A-Z Learning Services provides free academic support for all Brock students to help them achieve their full potential in university and beyond.

905-688-5550 x5484

Student Development Centre, 4th Floor Schmon Tower (ST400), Brock University​

learning@brocku.ca

www.brocku.ca/learning-skills

Brock Office of Human Rights and Equity
Provides information, education, assistance and advice on a wide variety of issues related to harassment and discrimination. Their mandate and services address all forms of harassment and discrimination.

905-688-5550 x5657

Decew 211, Brock University​

humanrights@brocku.ca

www.brocku.ca/human-rights

Brock Pride
A social support network for students of diverse sexual and gender identities , and their friends and allies

info@brockpride.ca
www.brockpride.ca

Brock University Campus Security
Monitors the safety and security of the Brock campus and Students. Also provides information regarding personal safety and crime prevention tips to allow you to be informed of what is happening on our campus.
905-688-5550 (Day) x4300 (Emergency/ Night) x3200
Kenmore Centre, 500 Glenridge Ave. St. Catharines, ON

security@brocku.ca
www.brocku.ca/campus-security

Brock University Ombuds Officer
Provides impartial and confidential assistance to students. Assistance in problem solving, conflict coaching, assistance with academic concerns and appeals are some of the ways we can assist you.
905-688-5550 ext 4195
BUSU Office, Plaza 3rd Floor, Brock University
Mon-Fri 9am-4:30am
Carole Moss: ombuds@busu.net
www.busu.net/services/ombudsperson

Campus Security Services
Monitors the safety and security of the Brock campus and Students. Also provides information regarding personal safety and crime prevention tips to allow you to be informed of what is happening on our campus.
905-688-5550 (Day) ext 4300 (Emergency/ Night) ext 3200
Kenmore Centre, 500 Glenridge Ave. St. Catharines, ON

security@brocku.ca
www.brocku.ca/campus-security

Personal Counselling
Offers services for students who are experiencing personal/social difficulties. Based on individual appointments but also offer group programs.
905-688-5550 x 4750
4th Floor Schmon Tower, Brock University
Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Closed 12pm-1pm
www.brocku.ca/personal-counselling

Pride Niagara
A celebration of niagara’s sexual and gender diverse community and its supporters. Based on a platform of acceptance, Pride Niagara provides information and social activities for the Niagara Region.
905-932-5177

info@prideniagara.com
www.prideniagara.com

Student Health Services
We support a diverse student population through provision of confidential primary health care, prevention programs, wellness education and strategic medical and academic partnership promoting optimal health and university success.
905-688-5550 x3243
Harrison Hall, Brock University

www.brocku.ca/health-services

The Student Justice Center
Provide a safe space on campus where students can be who they are without fear of judgement. Staff are trained to provide peer-to-peer support to victims of injustice, including those who have experienced assault, harassment, discrimination, or prejudice.
TH252A (Collabratorium)

Monday to Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday 9am-5pm
905-688-5550 Ext. 6325

info@brocksjc.com
www.brocksjc.com

Off campus services in St. Catharines

A Safer Brock (The Brock Student Sexual Violence Support Centre)
Provides confidential, non-judgemental and anonymous support to survivors or sexual assault as well as friends and family of survivors.
289-990-SAFE (7233)
Support@ASaferBrock.org
www.asaferbrock.org

Assaulted Womens Helpline
“free, anonymous and confidential 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis telephone line to all women in the province of Ontario who have experienced any form of abuse. We provide crisis counselling, safety planning, emotional support, information and referrals accessible 7 days a week, 365 days a year.”

GTA: 416-863-0511

Toll Free 1-866-863-0511

Text: #SAFE (#7233)

Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara
Short-term/walk-in counselling

Urgent Support Services​: mental health counsellors assist in meeting immediate needs for problem solving, goal setting, and linking to community supports

Safe Beds​: alternative to hospitalization if in immediate crisis, crisis counselling, safe place,

Mobile Crisis Rapid Response Team​: “first response” of mental health workers to any location

Employment Services

Residential Services​: transitional housing, independent subsidized housing program

Case Management​: one-on-one support, regular visits to individuals to address everyday challenges of living with mental illness

For general inquiries on our programs and services for all locations: 905-641-5222 

info@cmhaniagara.ca

http://cmhaniagara.ca/

COAST Niagara
Dedicated to helping those people, 16 years old and over, who are in crisis and have mental health concerns.

1-866-550-5205

24hr crisis support line

Design for a New Tomorrow

Support for women (16 yrs+) experiencing abuse in intimate partner relationships
905-684-1223

dfnt@bellnet.ca

Distress Centre of Niagara​

The Distress Centre of Niagara is a 24-hour, free, confidential telephone crisis intervention support service available to anyone in need in the Niagara Region

905-688-3711

eMentalHealth.ca

Mental health services you can search in the local community. Interactive website that covers mental health facilities, medical services, crisis and emergency, legal and justice resources, counselling and therapy, etc..

Gillian’s Place​

Housing and support (women and children).

905-684-8331

24/7 Support Line
For all program and service related inquiries:

Shelter Front Desk: 905-684-4000 ext. 221

Good 2 Talk

Good2Talk is a toll-free post-secondary student mental health helpline. Free, bilingual, confidential and anonymous, Good2Talk offers professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario 24/7/365.

1-866-925-5454

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line
Peer support and information available across Ontario
1-800-268-9688

Sunday- Friday from 4pm-9:30pm for youth to 26yrs

www.youthline.ca

Niagara Regional Sexual Assault Centre, CARSA Inc.
Provides services in a safe and comfortable environment for survivors of child sexual abuse, incest and adult sexual assault.
905-682-4584

24 hour crisis and information line

www.sexualassaultniagara.org

Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres

An equity-seeking network of women from autonomous rape crisis/sexual assault centres committed to leading social transformation that prevents and eliminates sexual violence. Lists sexual assault centres across Ontario.
http://www.sexualassaultsupport.ca/support

OUTniagara
An umbrella organization serving the LGBTQ community in Niagara. OUTniagara celebrates, informs, and supports the LGBTQ community. Provides an online listing of upcoming events

martha@outniagara.ca
www.outniagara.ca

Quest Community Health Centre

Provides primary health care and community development to individuals experiencing social, economic and cultural barriers while promoting wellness, community and social justice. Priority populations include isolated seniors, LGBTQ residents, persons who are homeless/under-housed, people with mental health/addiction issues, as well as at-risk children and youth.
905-688-2558
145 Queenston St., Suite 100 St. Catharines ON
www.questchc.ca

The RAFT

Youth housing and drop in centre.

Hostel Shelter  24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Drop in Resource Centre  6pm to 10pm, 7 days a week.

17 Centre Street, St. Catharines ON L2R 3A6
905-984-4365

Sexual Assault Centre Hamilton (SACHA)​:

Counselling and advocacy. Services are free, non-judgemental and based on the belief that survivors are the experts of their own experiences.
905-525-4162
24hr support line
75 MacNab St. South, 3rd Floor
Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 3C1

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence (SA/DV) Unit  

The Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Treatment Program is a regional service which provides immediate, confidential, and individualized treatment to females or males who have recently been sexually assaulted or are victims of intimate partner abuse.

Niagara: http://www.niagarahealth.on.ca/en/sexual-assault-domestic-violence-treatment-program

Hamilton: http://www.hamiltonhealthsciences.ca/body.cfm?id=281

 

Victim Services Niagara

Crisis responders, help survivors cope with impact of any crimes.

Niagara Regional Police Services HQ
110 James Street, 3rd Floor
St. Catharines, Ontario, L2R 7E8

Administration: 905-688-4111 ext. 5084
24-Hour Crisis Line  905-682-2626

Walk in Clinics

Glenridge Walk-In Clinic (Mon-Fri 9am-8pm Weekends 9am-3pm), 209 Glenridge Ave, 289-362-5333
Pelham Urgent Care Clinic (Mon-Fri 9am-8pm Weekends 9am-3pm), 245 Pelham Road, 905-988-1933
Niagara Health Centre (Mon-Fri 9am-9pm Sat. 9am-6pm Sun.9am-5pm), 180 Vine St, 905-641-7588
Prompt Doc Urgent Care Clinic (Mon-Fri 9am-8pm Weekends 9am-3pm), 532 Lake St., 905-646-0015​