PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT ON CAMPUS
PEER SUPPORT ON CAMPUS
A range of community-based resources are available by phone or in-person. Please keep in mind that a valid health insurance card may be required when using any off-campus service and there may be associated fees. Please consult with the service(s) you may use regarding any fees and/or restrictions they may have on providing their services.
COMMUNITY COUNSELLING/THERAPY & LISTENING SERVICES
If you are looking for off-campus counselling/therapy or listening services, AMI-Québec provides a list of some of them in the Montreal area. Many of these are free of charge and open to anyone looking to use them.
COMMUNITY CRISIS SERVICES
If you are in immediate danger (you are either about to seriously hurt yourself or someone else), please call 911. If you are on campus, you can call Campus Security at 514-398-3000, or 514-398-7777 for Macdonald Campus. For crisis numbers and links in Montreal, please visit here.
The Centre for Gender Advocacy offers free confidential support services through its Peer Support and Advocacy (PSA) program, which operates on principles of empowerment, harm reduction and self-determination. The program is run by staff and volunteers who have undergone training so they can be there to actively listen and help you find any resources you may be looking for – whether that’s information about health care, sexuality, legal issues, drop-in centres, or something else altogether. Support services are provided in person or by phone.
Face à Face provides a listening and referral centre, where a team of professionally-trained volunteers are available to listen to you and help you overcome your personal difficulties. In addition, they offer Café Recontre which is a discussion/support group for participants to socialize, share feelings with others, and develop a support network.
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Committed to physical and mental health of the youth of Montreal community, Head and Hands offers medical, social, and legal services with a harm-reductive, holistic, and non-judgmental approach.
A variety of health services are available to you off-campus, including clinics, CLSCs (community centres), women's shelters, and phone-in services. If you need assistance with a medical question, you can contact Info-Santé immediately by dialing 8-1-1. This service is available in Québec 24/7. For clinics near Macdonald campus, please click here.
Offers a range of bilingual services free of charge to anyone who has been affected by sexual assault, sexual abuse or incest. Services are also offered to the family members and close friends.
Services offered by the MSAC:
Crisis Line support 24/7 (listening, support and referral): 514-934-4504
Medical exam for people 18 +
Legal support for people 18 +
Individual therapy for people 18 +
Offers free individual counselling, group support and court accompaniment services in English, French and Spanish to women and girls who has been affected by child sexual abuse and sexual assault. Opening hours are from Mon-Fri. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.