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On Campus 

Sexual Aggression Response Coordinator 

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30-12:00 and 13:00-16:00 

The Sexual Aggression Response Coordinator is a clinically trained social worker, and can receive formal complaints as well as provide confidential advice, education, support and resources to survivors of sexual violence. 

Dominique Pelletier, MSW 
819-822-9600 ext. 2695 
MOD 15 

Bishop’s Counselling Office 

Professional Counsellors are available to help students deal with sexual assault trauma. For an appointment, opening hours, or information, please see our Mental Health web pages. 

Spiritual Care Services 

Bishop’s University Spiritual Care Services is interfaith and offered to the entire campus community. The Campus Minister provides pastoral services to all members of the campus community and is available to discuss in confidence whatever interests and concerns people may have. For an appointment, opening hours, or information, please see the Spiritual Care website. 

Residence Life Coordinators 

Residence Life Coordinators (RLC) are available to help students in any situation. During the school year there is always one RLC on call who can be contacted by security in case of any emergency, office hours are Monday to Friday 9:00 to 5:00. 

Peer to Peer Support

BUnited Peer Support

The BUnited Peer Support Centre is an on-campus community space for students to gather both virtually and in person to support one another in a safe, and confidential environment. BUnited is located in the Student Union Building or can be reached at BUnitedPSC@ubishops.ca.

Sexual Assault Support & Healing (S.A.S.H)

The Sexual Assault Support & Healing (S.A.S.H) is a support group offering an inclusive community space for individuals to engage in meaningful discussions and activities. Meetings are open to individuals who identify as survivors. Check out the S.A.S.H Facebook page for more information.


Info-Santé – 811 

Info-Santé is a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week service that provides access to health and psychosocial support. The services are completely confidential and available in both English and French. 

811 is for non-urgent health issues.

811, option 2 for social services

CALACS – Women’s Center for help with and to fight against sexual assault 

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. 

24 hours a day Crisis and Support Line: 819-563-9999 or toll-free 1-877-563-0793 

Lennoxville & District Women’s Centre 

The Lennoxville & District Women’s Centre (LDWC) is a community organization serving women throughout the Estrie region. This Centre offers sexual assault support services for women, including confidential counselling in a safe space. The Centre provides support for all forms of sexual assault.

Facebook page

CAVAC Estrie – Crime Victims Assistance Centre 

CAVAC Estrie provides support services to victims and witnesses of crimes, including sexual assault. CAVAC staff members help individuals overcome the physical, psychological and social consequences of victimization, and assist in obtaining compensation for harm. 

819-820-2822 or 1-866-532-2822 

Quebec Coalition of Sexual Assault Centers (RQCALACS)



819-780-2222 (ask the operator for Urgence-Détresse)

Empower Me

Empower Me has a number of professionals with various domains of expertise, including psychology, psychotherapy, social work, nutrition, etc., to support you and respond effectively to diverse needs. You can access services via telephone, videoconference, or in person (when permitted in accordance with public health guidelines and COVID-19 advisories).

Call 1-833-628-5589 (toll-free), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere in Canada or the US. 

For Men 

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 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. seven days a week. 

412 Des Fusiliers, Sherbrooke