Sexual Violence Support and Education Services

We can assist you in understanding the services and support options available, and help you determine what fits best for you. Camosun offers a range of on-campus and off-campus options.

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Office of Student Support Your primary campus resource


Interurban: Liz Ashton Campus Centre 218
Lansdowne: Isabel Dawson 121

This office provides information, support, resources, assistance with procedures, and connection to college and community services for any student who has experienced sexual violence.


Counselling Centre

Lansdowne: 250-370-3571 Isabel Dawson 202 • Interurban: 250-370-4925 Second floor, Liz Ashton Campus Centre 
Provides private, confidential on-campus, individual counselling for registered students.

Emergency Services - Security 

250-370-3075 (urgent) • 250-370-4567 (non-emergency) Response to urgent personal safety concerns, crisis intervention/emergency management.


Lansdowne: 250-370-3405 • Interurban: 250-370-4444
An independent, impartial, and confidential service where students can go for assistance in dealing with conflicts or disputes on an informal basis.

Eyēʔ Sqȃ’lewen: Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections

Lansdowne: 250-370-3299 • Interurban: 250-370-4870
The Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections offers support services and Indigenous programs for Indigenous students and provides links between Camosun College, students, local Indigenous organizations, and First Nations communities.

Pride Collective

Lansdowne: 250-370-3590 Richmond House, Room 103
Camosun’s Pride Collective is dedicated to providing and creating a safe and supportive environment for students who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Two-Spirited, Intersex, Agender/Asexual, or any of the other diverse members of the Pride community (LGBTQ2IA+) and their allies.


The Victoria Sexual Assault Centre

250-383-3232 (24/7) • Location: #201-3060 Cedar Hill Rd
Counselling services available as well as emergency Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).

To access SART after business hours, call V.I. Crisis Line 1-888-494-3888 for Sexual Assault Response Team. The SART provides immediate emotional support and information to people of all genders, 13 years and older, who have been sexually assaulted within the past 7 days.

Citizens’ Counselling Centre • Location: 941 Kings Rd
Offers affordable, accessible counselling to adult residents of Greater Victoria

Cridge Transition House for Women

250-479-3963 • Location: 3575 Douglas St
A safe place for women with or without children who are escaping violent or abusive relationships.

Island Sexual Health Society

250-592-3479 • 4 locations
Sexual health clinics and sex education programs for all genders, orientations, identities, and ages in Greater Victoria.

Mary Manning Centre • Location: #210-1175 Cook St
Provides therapy and victim services for children and youth in Greater Victoria who have experienced abuse.

Men’s Trauma Centre • Location: #102-1022 Pandora Ave
Crime victim support (police, legal, and court) and counselling services for men with regards to physical, sexual, and emotional abuse; trauma from violence, war, accidents, etc. Serving self-identified men and people of all genders.

PEERS Victoria Resource Society • Location: #1-744 Fairview Dr
PEERS provides support, resources, and programs specifically for past and current sex workers, male or female.

Sandy Merriman House (Victoria Cool Aid Society)

250-480-1408 (shelter line) • Location: #102-749 Pandora Ave (Victoria Cool Aid Office)
The program provides 25 shelter beds for women, meals, basic needs, crisis intervention, counselling, referrals, medication, and general support. It is open throughout the day for drop-in services and for shelter stays of up to 30 days.

Trans Vancouver Island
Resource and information site for transgender people and their allies on Vancouver Island. Features a comprehensive list of Vancouver Island resources.

Vancouver Island Crisis Line

Providing 24 hours crisis support line, island-wide.

VictimLinkBC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across B.C. and the Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-563-0808. It provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence, including victims of human trafficking exploited for labour or sexual services

Victoria Coalition for Survivors of Torture (VCST)
Building community support for survivors of torture and trauma.

Victoria Native Friendship Centre • Location: 231 Regina Ave
Numerous programs for Indigenous adults, youth, and families, including counselling, family support services, children and youth programming, acupuncture, and outreach. Indigenous counsellors available upon request.

Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Center Society • Location: 637 Bay St, 3rd Floor
Non-profit society that provides a wide range of services to immigrants and refugees.

Victoria Women’s Transition House

24-hour crisis line: 250-385-6611 • Community office: 250-592-2927 • Location: #100-3060 Cedar Hill Rd
Provides support and information for women who are experiencing abuse or have experienced abuse in the past. Safe house location is private and confidential.

Victoria Youth Clinic • Location: 533 Yates St (downtown location) and 547 Michigan St (James Bay Clinic)
Confidential, free health care service for youth aged 12-24. Provides free lab tests, oral contraceptives for youth in need, and medical referrals.

Victoria Youth Empowerment Society (YES) • Location: 533 Yates St
Offers services for youth and their family caregivers throughout the Capital Region, including emergency shelter and liaison worker for sexually exploited youth.