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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

Off-campus support

  • 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.

Report sexual violence

If you are in immediate physical danger:
  • Go somewhere safe
  • Call 911
  • If you are on Campus, activate the Emergency Blue Pull Station.
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