If you've experienced sexual violence, it's important to know it's not your fault and you're not alone. It doesn't matter if you've experienced it on or off-campus. We're here to support you.
Who do I contact?
If you want to talk to someone, there are a few options:
Talk to an NSCC counsellor
- This is confidential (in most cases)
- Receive emotional support, resources and possible accommodations
- Contact Student Services at your campus to book an appointment
Talk to any NSCC employee
- This is not confidential
- The employee will submit a report detailing your conversation
- This will result in action, which may include opening an investigation
Call the Student Support Line
- This is confidential and available 24/7
- Receive crisis counselling and information about supports, services and community resources
- Contact the Student Support Line
- SANE – 811 can put you in touch with the nearest Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program (SANE).
- 811 Nova Scotia – Trusted health advice from a registered nurse, including information on what to do if an incident of sexual violence occurs.
- 211 Nova Scotia – Free, confidential information and referrals to more than 3,000 community and social services across Nova Scotia. Available 24/7, in several languages.
- Break The Silence Nova Scotia – Find information, resources, services and supports across Nova Scotia on sexual violence, where and/or how to help a friend, training/awareness campaign materials and more.
View a full list of province–wide services and supports.
- Go somewhere safe
- Call 911
- If you are on Campus, activate the Emergency Blue Pull Station.