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The Human Rights Office serves the student population, staff and visitors on campus. It mainly deals with discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence complaints and offers an impartial service to everyone. Its services are confidential.
Open Monday to Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Peer Help Centre operates as a peer helping peer service. Our mandate is to provide the student community with academic, personal, and social support and guidance in a non judgemental environment, which is achieved through short-term peer consultation. Our service include; tutor referral, active listening and a peer support phone line, school-based peer mentoring, peer editing, presentation critique, peer support chat and a resource library.
The University of Ottawa Pride Centre is a part of the Sexual Health and Wellness services that are provided by the University of Ottawa Students’ Union. We are committed to providing a welcoming, safe, unbiased, and comfortable space for anyone who identifies as a member of the 2SLGBTQ+ community and their allies.
The CRSP is a training unit of the School of Psychology. It provides, among other things, psychological services to people from the Ottawa-Gatineau area, including individual therapy, couple therapy and family therapy.
The WRC is an inclusive, non-judgmental, pro-choice, feminist drop-in space that supports community members (women, trans folk, non-binary folk and men) who want to work together to challenge gender oppression on campus and in our communities.
The Student Rights Centre offers guidance and support to students who require information on University of Ottawa regulations and practices or who wish to appeal decisions made by the university administration. We also help students who wish to receive more information regarding their human rights on campus or who want to file a formal or informal complaint in that regard.
The Centre for Students with Disabilities (CSD) of the Students Union of the University of Ottawa offers events, services and campaigns throughout the year focused on disability and accessibility. The CSD has an active listening service and provides a drop-in space to receive support or get consultations.
The Student Support Team offers non-clinical case management services to students with complex needs at the University of Ottawa. The team provide students with a holistic approach to managing their complex academic, medical, or personal needs.
The Employee and Family Assistance Program helps University staff and their family to resolve various problems or difficulties affecting their work, health and personal life. It offers, among other things, a psychological consultation service. The services it provides are confidential.
24-hour support line: 1-800-361-5676
The vision of the University’s Human Resources department is to ensure the best work experience possible. Its Health and Wellness Sector offers, among other things, resources for staff members who are experiencing work-related problems.
The Academic Accommodations Service is responsible for assessing, establishing and implementing academic accommodations for students who have a disability, with respect and reliability, while adhering to the various regulations and laws.
The centre is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals, including physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, health promotion specialist psychotherapists, a psychologist and psychiatrists working together in a shared care model.
801 King Edward, Room N203 (2nd floor)
Online: dans notre
On the app: by downloading the UpPatient app from or . When you launch the app, you must search the " uOttawa | Centre de santé et mieux-être étudiant / Student Health and Wellness Centre", select it and create your account.
The counselling team is now located in the NEW Student Health and Wellness Centre at Minto Sports Complex - 801 King Edward, 2nd floor, room N203.
Counselling services are offered in person and online.
Protection Services can help you if you want to report an incident or if you want to talk to someone. It can write a report, but it will respect your decision if you would rather not pursue the matter. It also provides a self-defense class for women.
Foot Patrol is a safe walk program offered to anyone in the university community. We offer a safe and inclusive environment for you to use while you walk at night.
The ByWard Family Health Team offers a wide range of services to the community: a walk-in clinic, sexually transmitted infections testing, prevention and treatment, consultation sessions with psychiatrists or mental health counsellors, etc.
300-100 Marie-curie Street (walk-in, family medicine and specialties)
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Housing and Residence Life offers, among other things, an in-house confidential counselling service in a secure and accessible environment to students. It can also, depending on the circumstances, allow accommodations (room or residence change, etc.).
Good2Talk is a free, confidential and anonymous helpline providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario, 24/7/365.
24-hour support line: 1-866-925-5454
CALACS francophone d’Ottawa is a feminist organization that is managed and operated by and for women, offering a wide range of services to women aged 16 and older, in French. All services are confidential and free of charge.
The Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre at Sain Paul University welcomes a diverse clientele, for individual, couple or family therapy. Its services are bilingual, its fee is based upon what you can afford and there is no waiting list.
This nonprofit, multi-service Community Health Centre welcomes a diverse clientele like the LGBTQ+ community (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and questioning), those affected by mental illness and newcomers to Canada. It offers numerous programs, including a sexual health clinic and counselling. All its services are free.
420 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 2N6
The CHEO sexual assault assistance program provides patients under the age of 18 and their families with all the necessary support. The team, which consists of nurses, social workers and emergency doctors, provides care while ensuring psychosocial support.
The Ontario Human Rights Commission is an independent agency that plays a leading role in, among other things, protecting human rights in Ontario. It provides information and advice on your rights in different areas and on various grounds.
The ORCC is a pro-active, anti-racist, feminist organization that counsels and supports women who have been sexually abused. It also provides services to family, friends and partners/spouses of women who have been sexually abused.
Ottawa, ON K1N 9P4
24-hour support line: 613-562-2333
Open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (by appointment only)
OC Transpo’s Night Stop and Safe Stop ensures passenger safety after 9 p.m. In particular, it provides night stops, well-lit central locations that are clearly identified by the yellow TRANSECURE logo, safe stops in a community and a service to make it easy for you to get a taxi at stations.
This Ottawa Hospital program offers private and confidential medical care to any person 16 years of age and older who has experienced sexual assault or abuse by a partner. It provides short-term care and full outpatient consultation services.
1053 Carling Avenue (Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus)
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4EY
Telephone: 613-798-5555 ext. 13770 or 613-761-4140 (TTY, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
If you are a survivor of sexual assault living in the City of Toronto, the City of Ottawa, and the District of Thunder Bay, you may be eligible to receive up to four hours of free legal advice* to help you make informed decisions about your next steps. This service is confidential and is available to you at any time after the sexual assault has occurred.
* Legal representation is not provided under this pilot program (e.g., the lawyer cannot speak for you in court).
The CFSO is a charitable organization offering a range of social services to people in the Ottawa area. In particular, it offers counselling and a support program for victims of sexual abuse (men and women). All services are offered free of charge.
The SASC provides support services to women and by women who have experienced sexual violence. In particular, it offers a crisis line, individual consultations, support groups and accompaniment and advice about the legal process.
Open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The mandate of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario is to resolve claims brought under the Ontario Human Rights Code. It provides all the information needed to complete and present a claim and provides additional information.
The VCU provides professional assistance and crisis counselling to victims of crime or tragic circumstances. PLEASE NOTE that you will be required to leave a message, and a crisis counsellor will return your call as soon as possible.
245 Greenbank Road
Ottawa, ON K1G 6H5
Telephone: 613-236-1222 ext. 2223
Call centre: 613-236-1222 ext. 7300
Open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to midnight and Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to midnight
This website provides free legal information and referrals to residents of Ottawa to help them in their quest for legal information.
This website provides links to the collective agreements as well as unions that can assist the University’s employees.
This educational website provides information on how to recognize, respond to and refer students experiencing mental health issues on campus.
This website engages the community in a dialogue on sexual violence, raises awareness and informs people on the means to become an active witness as well as an ally.
This website provides definitions of harassment and discrimination as well as links to current legislation, University policies, training, etc.
This website provides information, advice and resources related to a wide range of topics, such as stress management, depression and so much more.
This website engages the community in a dialogue about sexual violence, challenges common myths and equips bystanders with information on how to intervene safely and effectively.
This website provides information and advice on topics such as health and well-being, careers and workplaces, financial security and life events.