Student Union Building, B027
SUPPORT LINE: 250-472-4388
OFFICE PHONE: 250-721-8080
The Anti-Violence Project (AVP) is committed to addressing and ending gender-based violence on campus and beyond.
Student Union Building Room B023
PHONE: 250 472 4394
The UVic Native Students Union is a student-run collective dedicated to supporting the Indigenous student community at the University of Victoria.
Student Union Building Room B111
The Society for Students with a Disability (SSD) is an advocacy group, part of the Students’ Society (UVSS). They are led by self-identified students with disabilities.
The Students of Colour Collective is an advocacy group of the University of Victoria’s Student Society for self identified persons of colour, mixed race, or indigenous heritage and seek to support and empower students of colour on and off campus in the struggle against colonial oppression founded on race, gender, class, language, and nationality.
Student Union Building Room B010
PHONE: (250) 472-4393
UVic Pride is an organization for all people who are queer, queer-positive, gender-variant and/or intersex. We strive to meet the needs of people who self-identify as queer (including but not limited to people who identify as Two Spirit, bisexual, lesbian, gay, asexual, demisexual, aromantic, and pansexual, as well as people who do not identify with these labels); trans people; those who are questioning their sexuality or gender; those who are struggling with concerns related to intersexuality; and supportive partners, friends, family members, and allies.
Sedgewick Building, C115
Sexualized Violence Resource & Intake, Sedgewick Building, C119
Student Union Building, B205
The ombuds office is an independent, impartial, and confidential resource for undergraduate and graduate students and other members of the University of Victoria community.
Peterson Health Centre
University Health Services (UHS) provides a full service primary health clinic for students, and coordinates healthy student and campus initiatives.
University Centre, B270
Counselling Services can help you make the most of your university experience. They offer free professional, confidential, inclusive support to currently registered UVic students.
Campus Security Building (SEC), beside UVic Bookstore
24-HR CAMPUS SECURITY, FIRST AID, SAFEWALK: 250-721-7599
EMERGENCY INFORMATION LINE: 250-721-8620
EMERGENCY INFORMATION UPDATES: www.uvic.ca or 1-888-721-8620 or CFUV 101.9 FM
Private, non-judgmental, and supportive services surrounding all things sexual health related. Island Sexual Health has multiple locations around Victoria.
Vancouver Island Womens Clinic is a specialty clinic that offers a range of services for women during your reproductive years, or the years from when your periods start until menopause.
201-3060 Cedar Hill Rd
SERVICE ACCESS LINE: 250-383-3232
The Victoria Sexual Assault Centre is a feminist organization committed to ending sexualized violence through healing, education, and prevention. They are dedicated to supporting women and all Trans survivors of sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse, through advocacy, counselling, and empowerment.
Trans Care BC aims to enhance the coordination of trans health services and supports across the province, bringing gender-affirming care closer to home wherever possible.
University of Victoria Student Union Building, room B122
Non-profit organization based in Victoria, BC, committed to the empowerment of women. SNIWWOC operates from a holistic and integrated service model that addresses the social, cultural and political realities of immigrant and indigenous communities. Their work is informed by a commitment to reproductive justice.
Vancouver Island Queer Collective is a hub for information on what is safe, what is accessible, who is knowledgeable, where to get support and help, for the Vancouver Island LGBTI2SQ+ communities and those communities on the islands around Vancouver Island.
100-3060 Cedar Hill Rd
24-HR CRISIS LINE: 250-385-6611
Victoria Women’s Transition House Society collaborates, advocates and educates to address and prevent intimate partner violence and abuse of women and children through supportive shelter, housing, counselling and other community-based services.
3rd Floor – Access Health Centre 713 Johnson St
TOLL FREE / INFOLINE 1-800-665-2437
HARM REDUCTION 3:00 – 10:00 pm daily
Services for people in our community living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), AIDS (autoimmune deficiency syndrome), HCV (hepatitis C virus), people who use drugs, trans folks, gay men, bisexual men, queer men and men who have sex with men are available across Vancouver Island.
818 Douglas Street
Foundry Victoria offers a range of wellness services for young people ages 12-24, including physical and mental health care, substance use supports, social services and peer support. Not sure what service or support you need? Just come in and talk with someone! We’ll work with you to determine what might be most helpful for your wellness needs.
1-744 Fairview Road
NIGHT OUTREACH: 250-744-0171
Peers Victoria is an innovative, multi-service grassroots agency that was established by, with, and for sex workers in 1995. Through direct service delivery and community partnerships, Peers provides an array of outreach and drop-in harm reduction and support services alongside education and employment training for current and former sex workers.
828 View Street
TAPS is the only organization in Victoria providing free, face-to-face legal advocacy for people with income assistance, disability benefits, employment standards, and tenancy issues.
231 Regina Avenue
VNFC aims to to encourage and promote the well-being of Urban Aboriginal People, by strengthening individuals, family, and community.
QMUNITY is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver that works to improve queer, trans, and Two-Spirit lives. Check out the resources on their website, ranging from healthy relationships to gender-neutral language guides.
Online information on sexual health (including STIs, STI testing, pregnancy, sex education, and more)
SUPPORT PHONELINES & ONLINE SPACES:
(for folks 30 years old and under)
Providing emotional support for youth via texting and online chatting. Check out their website for their support hours.
CRISIS TEXT SERVICES: 250-800-3806
The Vancouver Island Crisis Society is committed to providing accessible voice, text and chat crisis intervention and suicide prevention services, including postvention programs. Provides 24/7 support via phone, online, and text.
24-hour confidential, toll-free information and referral line for all things related to sexual and reproductive health, including pregnancy options, and for referrals to clinics and hospitals that provide reproductive health services, including abortion, anywhere in Canada.
PHONE: 310-6789 (no area code needed)
This number will connect you to your local BC crisis line without a wait or busy signal, 24 hours a day. Crisis line workers are trained to help provide emotional support as well as mental health information and resources.