If you are trying to reach us and are not able to or it is outside of our office hours, please contact the following numbers. There are many on and off campus resources in the area that offer support and information related to gender based violence.


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 Center (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

If you have recently experienced sexualized violence

Please see this resource:

Organizations and resources

The following contacts provide information and ongoing services in relation to gender-based and other forms of violence: