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The Centre's resources list is growing and evolving, if you have any further suggestions for resources please contact thecentre@yorku.ca or 416-736-5211.

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211Ontario.ca

211Ontario.ca provides comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date information on community, social, health and related government services provided by nonprofit, community-based organizations or the public sector.

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Aboriginal Students Association at York

ASAY's primary mandate is to advocate for the Aboriginal student body of York University. ASAY's mandate includes, but is not limited to: community awareness campaigns, cultural programming, social events and alliance building.

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ASAAP-Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention

ASAAP is a charitable non-profit organization that can provide those living with and or affected by HIV as well as those from South Asian and Middle Eastern communities with immediate peer support (one-on-one and group) to address issues around mental health, access to immigration and settlement supports, finances and any other needs.  If we are not able to meet the needs, we will be happy to meet their immediate needs and warm refer to partner organizations for other needs.

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Assaulted Women's Helpline

The Assaulted Women’s Helpline offers a 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line to all woman who have experienced abuse. They provide counselling, emotional support, information and referrals. The Helpline is dedicated to working towards equality for all women.

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Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

The Barbra Schlifer Clinic offers legal representation, professional counselling and multilingual interpretation to women who have experienced violence.

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Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1356

CUPE 1356 represents custodial, grounds, housing, maintenance, transportation and vehicles full and part time. CUPE  1356-1 represents parking and security full time. CUPE 1356-2 represents cctv, parking and safety part time.

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Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3903

CUPE 3903 represents the contract faculty, teaching assistants, graduate assistants, and research assistants at York University.

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Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion

Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion provides free services to current York students, faculty and staff.

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Community and Legal Aid Services (CLASP)

Community and Legal Aid Services Program (CLASP) is an interdisciplinary Student Legal Aid Service Society with students from Osgoode Hall Law School and the School of Social Work at York University. Under the supervision of lawyers and the Community Outreach Counsellor, students give client referrals, summary advice, and representation.

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Elizabeth Fry Toronto

Elizabeth Fry Toronto provides a broad range of counseling services to women who are, have been, or are at risk of conflict with the law, both in the community and institutions. Our counsellors work from a women centered, non-judgmental approach and utilize a counseling model that customizes service plans to the individual needs and concerns of our clients. Counseling is available Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by appointment and all individual services are free of charge.

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Employee & Family Assistance Program (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available to all non-academic permanent employees. Your EAP is a confidential service that can help solve a number of problems and challenges in your life and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Fem'aide

Fem’aide offre aux femmes d’expression française aux prises avec la violence sexiste, du soutien, des renseignements et de l’aiguillage vers les services appropriés dans leur collectivité, 24 heures par jour, 7 jours par semaine. Fem’aide peut également répondre aux demandes de renseignements faites par les proches des femmes victimes de violence. Fem’aide concentre son intervention auprès des femmes ayant subi de la violence dans une relation intime ou encore une agression à caractère sexuel.

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Glendon Women and Trans Centre

The Glendon Women and Trans Centre is dedicated to providing a positive space where no person is judged based on their gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation. We work to promote the preservation of all human rights with a special emphasis on celebrating the many voices of the women and trans community at Glendon.

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Glendon- Accessibility, Well-Being and Counselling Centre (AWC)

The Accessibility, Well-Being and Counselling (AWC) Centre at Glendon Campus also offers a range of services to students, including personal counselling, career counselling and accessibility services for students with learning, mental health, physical, sensory and medical disabilities.

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Good2Talk

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

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goSAFE (Community Safety Department)

goSAFE teams will go with you to and from any on-campus location, such as the Village Shuttle pick-up hub, parking lots, bus stops or residences. Upon request goSAFE staff will gladly wait with you until your bus or transportation arrives or your car starts, and we strive to meet you at your pick-up location within 10 minutes.

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Hassle Free Clinic

The Hassle Free Clinic provides free medical and counselling services in many areas of sexual health.

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Health, Safety & Well-Being

We promote prevention as a key driver in ensuring a safe and healthy workplace.

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Independent Legal Advice for Sexual Assault Survivors Pilot Program

Ontario is piloting a new program that will give survivors of sexual assault access to free legal advice, regardless of how much time has passed since the incident. Survivors of sexual assault living in the City of Toronto, the City of Ottawa, and the District of Thunder Bay will be able to receive up to four hours of free, confidential advice from a lawyer. The legal advice may be provided over the phone or in person.

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International Union of Operating Engineers Local 772

Contact: Larry Pugliese Location: Central Utilities Building, 169 Albany Rd. Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 55453 Email: pugliese@yorku.ca

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Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line

The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line exists to provide service for youth, by youth that affirms the experiences and aspirations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, 2-spirited, queer and questioning youth in Ontario. Working within an anti-oppression and anti-racist framework, we provide leadership opportunities, outreach, confidential peer support and referrals by telephone, texting and online.

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Mackenzie Health (York Central Hospital) Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Care Centre (DASA)

Provides medical and counseling to victims/survivors of sexual assault and domestic abuse * offers counselling support to family members and caregivers * information and referral to other agencies for follow-up care if needed * must be age 13 and older for counselling services

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Oasis Centre des femmes (Francophone)

Oasis Centre des femmes: Outiller les femmes francophones du Grand Toronto et Halton-Peel, touchées par la violence sous toutes ses formes pour améliorer leur situation et devenir totalement autonomes.

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Office of Student Community Relations

The Office of Student Community Relations (OSCR) is committed to fostering student success by upholding the behavioural expectations outlined in the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities. OSCR strives to build community by providing advice, referrals, education, alternate dispute resolution methods, local adjudication, the University Tribunal process, critical incident support and student leadership opportunities.

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Ontario Public Service Employees Union Stewards

Ontario Public Service Employees Union Stewards

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Osgoode Hall Faculty Association

The Osgoode Hall Association represents some 50 faculty members at Osgoode Hall Law School.

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Osgoode Mediation Centre (OMC)

Osgoode Mediation Centre (OMC) is a dedicated group of law students from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Ontario, Canada providing Free Mediation Services and Conflict Resolution Training to the community surrounding York University with specialization in Youth Conflict, Housing Conflict and Family Conflict.

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Osgoode Survivors Peer Support Network

The Osgoode Survivors Peer Support Network provides non-judgemental support and resource referrals to female survivors of sexual assault in the Osgoode Hall Law School community.

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Peel Regional Police

Peel Regional Police.

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Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Toronto is a fully accredited community health centre that provides primary, sexual and mental health care services to youth between the ages of 13 and 29. PPT also offers health promotion programming, education, training, and research to improve the health and well-being of Toronto’s diverse communities. All PPT services are offered within a pro-choice, inclusive, youth-friendly, non-judgmental environment. PPT exists to ensure that all young people in the city of Toronto have access to information and services that promote healthy, informed decision making around sexual and reproductive health.

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Security Services (Community Safety Department)

York Security Services is a team of dedicated security personnel who are focused on the delivery of quality security services, through patrols, campus relations and investigations, to all people within our York community.

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Sexual Assault Survivors Support Line and Leadership (SASSL)

A primarily student-funded and staffed organization at York U offering support to survivors of sexual violence.

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Sherbourne Health Centre

Sherbourne Health Centre offers a variety of programs and services to help you access community resources, care for your children and family, cope with trauma, address lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health issues, and obtain much needed health support. Our team strives to offer programs and services in a welcoming, safe environment. 

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Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

Student Accessibility Services provides educational support to students with documented disabilities in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and York Senate Policy on Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities.

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Student Counselling & Development (SCD)

Student Counselling & Development aims to help York students realize, develop and fulfill their personal potential in order to maximally benefit from their university experience and manage the challenges of university life. Students come to SCD because of a wide range of concerns including, but not limited to: depression, anxiety, abuse, stress, self-esteem, relationship issues, eating and body image as well as issues related to sexuality.

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Support Services for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Program

The Support Services for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse program provides help for male survivors of sexual abuse, both recent and historical. The program is the first of its kind in Canada and is delivered by agencies across the province.

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The Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support & Education

The Centre is the recommended first point of contact for survivors who have experienced sexual violence and will support all members of the York Community, including students, staff, and faculty.

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Toronto Police Services

A Guide for Sexual Assault Survivors -TPS

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Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape (TRCC/MWAR)

TRCC/MWAR is a grassroots, women-run collective working towards a violence-free world by providing anti-oppressive, feminist peer support to survivors of sexual violence through support, education and activism.

Crisis Lines Student Employee

Trans BiSexual Lesbian Gay Asexual at York (TBLGAY)

Trans Bisexual Lesbian Gay Asexual at York (TBLGAY) provides services to York University's trans, bisexual, lesbian, asexual and gay communities and their friends. TBLGAY offers support, social, political and educational programming, a safe place, community referrals, and a small resource library.

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Victim Services of Peel

Victim Services of Peel offers 24/7 (crisis line) immediate assistance to victims of crime or tragic events through support and empowerment. Our agency offers a variety of services to meet individual needs such as Crisis Intervention, South Asian Family Enrichment (S.A.F.E), Victim Quick Response Program, Transitional and Housing Support, and Community Outreach.

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Victim Services of York Region

Victim Services of York Region is a non-profit, charitable agency that provides 24 hour emotional support and practical assistance to persons victimized by crime or tragic circumstance.

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Women's College Hospital Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre (SA/DVCC)

The Women’s College Hospital SA/DV centre is located in the Acute Ambulatory Care Unit (AACU) on the 1st floor in Room 1305.

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Women's Health in Women's Hands (WHIWH)

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands (WHIWH) Community Health Centre is to provide primary healthcare to Black Women and Women of Color from the Caribbean, African, Latin American and South Asian communities in Metropolitan Toronto and surrounding municipalities. We are committed to working from an inclusive feminist, pro-choice, anti-racist, anti-oppression, and multilingual participatory framework in addressing the issue of access to healthcare for our mandated priority populations encompassing gender, gender identity, race, class, violence, sexual orientation, religion, culture, language, disability, immigration status and socio-economic circumstances.

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YFS Access Centre

The Access Centre strives to identify and take action around issues of concern for students with disabilities by providing advocacy, social networks, and education.

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York Federation of Students (YFS)

The York Federation of Students (YFS) represents over 55,000 undergraduate students at York University, providing cost saving services, equitable events and campaigns advocating for an affordable and accessible education.

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York International

York International is here to assist all international students as well as domestic and international students who wish to study or work abroad.

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York Region Police Services

York Regional Police 

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York United Black Students' Alliance

As a Pan-African organization YUBSA's mission is to provide services that will foster the Self-empowerment of  students of African decent academically, financially, and socially on the York University Campus.

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York University Faculty Association

The York University Faculty Association is the professional association and certified bargaining agent for approximately 1500 faculty, librarians and postdoctoral visitors at York University.

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York University Graduate Students' Association (YUGSA)

York University Graduate Students' Association (YUGSA) is organized around principles of accessibility, social justice, and equity as it works to improve the learning, teaching, and working environments for all graduate students at York University. The YUGSA is dedicated to providing advocacy and support to all members across various graduate departments on this campus.

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York University Psychology Clinic (YUPC)

YUPC is a community mental health and training centre associated with the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Health. The clinic utilizes the latest knowledge on effective assessment and treatment. The clinic provides a range of leading edge, effective mental health services to keep people of all ages living healthy, productive lives.

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York University Staff Association, Unit 1 and Unit 2

YUSAPUY (York University Staff Association – Association du Personnel de L’Universite York) represents thousands of workers at York University in Toronto, Ontario.

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416-736-5333 or ext. 33333

The Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support & Education
416-736-5211