• Support: 250 472-4388
  • Office: 250-721-8080
  • Email
  • Find us on Twitter:  @AVP_UVic
  • Find us on Facebook: AVP on Facebook
We all work between 10 and 20 hours a week so please be patient if we don’t get back to you right away

Support Coordinator

For information/to connect about: support, administration, budget, website

Sharyn Carroll, 

Outreach Coordinators

For information/to connect about: community and university relations, events

Kemi Craig,

Serena Bhandar,

Education Coordinator

For information/to connect about: workshops, education, resources

Paloma Ponti,

Volunteer Organizer

For information/to connect about: volunteering opportunities, volunteer training

Alida Kelly,


Crisis contacts

If you need to reach someone right away, please contact:

  • The Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888
  • KUU-US crisis line: 1-800-588-8717 (Indigenous-specific crisis support)
  • The Victoria Sexual Assault Centre (VSAC): Access the 24-hour Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) via the Vancouver Island Crisis Line, 1-888-494-3888; for VSAC counselling, support groups, or Victim Services call the VSAC service line 250-383-3232 or email . Note that as of April 2018 the VSAC crisis line has been discontinued and calls to the VSAC service line may take a few days for staff response.
  • UVic Campus Security: 250-721-7599

Office Hours

During the school year you can usually find someone in the office Monday afternoon, and Tues/Weds/Thurs between 11 and 4. Drop by, call, or email if it’s outside of these hours and support hours to make sure we are in.

September support hours

Drop-in hours:

  • Monday 11:30-3
  • Wednesday 1-3
  • Thursday 10-11:30 & 1:30-3

Support is also available by appointment during and outside these drop-in hours.

To book an appointment:

Call: 250-721-8080
Drop by: UVic Student Union Building, Basement B027

If you are in need of immediate assistance, please contact the Vancouver Island Crisis Line at 1-888-494-3888


The AVP office is located in the Student Union Building (SUB) lower level, room SUB B027.

We are at UVic in Victoria B.C. on Lkwungen and WSÁNEĆ territories.

Follow our illustrated directions.

Send us mail

The Anti-Violence Project
SUB B027, 3800 Finnerty Road
University of Victoria, Victoria BC
Lkwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ Territory
V8P 5C2

Feedback/Workshop Request

We welcome your feedback about our website as well as requests for workshops, presentations or support for events: AVP Feedback form