Get Help

Tamara Will is the Gender-based Violence & Survivor Support Case Manager at Western University. Tamara will provide you support regardless of if you were subjected to gender-based 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 Office 2150 of the Western Student Services Building.

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

If you have been the victim of gender-based 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 Program (SADVTP) 
    Go to St. Joseph’s Hospital  (Urgent Care) and request to speak to a SADVTP 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 

  • Campus Community Police Services
    Available 24/7
    Lawson Hall, Room 1257
    On campus, call 911 or x83300
    Off campus, call 519-661-3300
    *For reports of sexual violence and domestic violence Campus Police will connect you with the local police service.

 

4. Counselling Options

Students:

On-Campus Counselling Options:

  • Health & Wellness Services 
    (519) 661-3030
    UCC Rm 11 (lower level) 

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

Off-Campus Counselling Options:

  • Anova 

    Counselling for female-identified survivors of recent and historical experiences of gender-based and sexual violence
    24 hour crisis & support line: (519) 642-3000
    http://www.anovafuture.org/

  • Regional Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Program

    Counselling for survivors of any gender who experienced a recent (within the past year) incident of gender-based and sexual violence

    Phone (Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.): 519 646-6100 ext. 64224

      

Staff and Faculty:

  • Workplace health
    (519) 661-2047 
    UCC Room 25
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  
    1-844-880-9142 (24/7 crisis line) 
    workhealthlife.com
    Mobile app: Download My EAP app at your app store or scan the QR code.

    EAP QR Code