Emotional Safety

Emotional safety

Freedom from discrimination and harassment

All students, staff and faculty are entitled to an experience at Western that is free of discrimination and harassment. The focus of the Emotional Safety aspect of the Safe Campus Community initiative is to provide tools and resources to build and enhance a campus culture of respect.
  • Mental Health @ Western - Information and resources for students, faculty, staff, and families.
  • Equity & Human Rights Services provides confidential assistance and information on the University's discrimination and harassment policies, including advice, filing complaints and mediation services.
  • Student Development Centre specializes in assisting students adjust to the University environment.
  • Student Health Services offers multidisciplinary (Physician, Social Work and Registered Nurse) counselling services.
  • Services for Students with Disabilities specializes in assisting students with disabilities in adjusting to the University environment.
  • Indigenous Services offers counseling services and programs to First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in an encouraging and supportive environment.
  • Rehabilitation Services promotes employee health and wellness and tries to minimize the impact associated with disability throughout the University.
  • Office of the Ombudsperson - provides a safe, confidential environment in which students can discuss a University related problem or concern. The Office suggests approaches and strategies for addressing and managing conflicts.
  • Employee Assistance Program a confidential EAP service provided by Family Service Thames Valley for all full time faculty, staff and their immediate families.
  • Campus Community Police Service deals with crime or safety issues on campus.
  • Chaplains at Western work to empower, enable, encourage and engage the university in reflection on spiritual, ethical and faith value issues; as we seek to foster commitment to and growth in community.
  • Affiliate Colleges Harassment & Discrimination Services contact information for the Harassment and Discrimination Services at Kings College, Brescia College and Huron College