For SUPPORT from Off Campus Resources
Nurses give advice and may answer health-related questions (in English and French). When necessary, they may also direct you to a resource in the health network. 8-1-1 is for non-urgent health issues.
CALACS – Women Center for help with and to fight against sexual assault
24 Hr. Crisis and Support Line:
819-563-9999 or toll-free 1-877-563-0793
Provides services in English, French, and Spanish:
- Accompaniments: for survivors, to hospital, police service, etc.
- Counselling: Individual counselling available to women 12 years of age and older.
- Support Groups: offers women the opportunity to feel less alone as they work on their healing.
- Emotional care and support.
MomentHom – (Centre d’entraide pour hommes de l’Estrie)
This organization works with men seeking assistance for a variety of issues, including family problems, relationship troubles, abuse, sexual assault, job loss, bereavement, and financial difficulties. Men counsellors are available in person for ongoing psychological and social support, and are also available by phone from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week.