Get Help

Tamara Will is the Sexual Violence Prevention Education Coordinator at Western University. Tamara will provide you support regardless of if you were subjected to sexual violence on- or off-campus, or before you came to Western. Tamara will listen and, with your consent, connect you to resources within the university and the community, explain reporting options, assist with safety planning and navigate academic and other accommodations. At no point, will you be required or pressured to follow a specific path.

Tamara is located in Western Psychological Services (Room 4100 in the Student Services Building).

To connect with Tamara call 519-661-3568 or email  svpec@uwo.ca.

If you have been the victim of sexual violence, the following resources are available to you:

1. Go to a Safe Place

You are encouraged to go to a place where you feel emotionally and physically safe. On campus, you may find 24/7 support at:

  • Campus Community Police Services
    Lawson Hall, Room 1257
    On campus, call 911 or x83300
    Off campus call 519-661-3300

Residence Students:

  • Seek out your residence staff member or contact the front desk who will send a staff member to you.

2. Seek Health Care

You are encouraged to go to a place where you feel emotionally and physically safe. On campus, you may find 24/7 support at:

  • Regional Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Centre (SADVTC) 
    Go to St. Joseph’s Hospital  (Urgent Care) and request to speak to a SADVTC nurse. 
    268 Grosvenor Street, London, ON 
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

    or

  • Phone (Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.): (519) 646-6100 ext. 64224 
    After hours: (519) 646-6100, press "0" and ask switchboard to page the nurse-on-call for sexual assault and domestic violence.

3. Reporting Options 

4. Counselling Options

Students:

  • Sexual Violence Preventation Education Coordinator 
    (519) 661-3568 
    svpec@uwo.ca
  • Student Health Services 
    (519) 661-3030
    UCC Rm 11 (lower level) 

  • Western Psychological Services 
    (519) 661-3031
    WSS Rm. 4100

  • Residence Counselling
    Students living in residence may email  needtotalk@uwo.ca  
     

Staff and Faculty:

  • Workpalce health
    (519) 661-2047 
    UCC Room 25

  • Employee Assisntance Program (EAP)  
    1 (800) 668-9920 (24/7 crisis line) 
    (519) 433-0700