Immediate Supports for Survivors

If you have experienced sexual violence and need immediate support, call or visit the following resources to begin receiving the help you need.

Call or visit the U of A Sexual Assault Centre

2-705 SUB

  • Anonymous drop-in support for students, faculty, and staff affected by sexual assault or abuse, sexual harassment, relationship violence, or stalking.
  • Detailed exploration of options available, safety planning, strategies for coping, and self-care.
  • Free, comprehensive psychological services for survivors of sexual assault or abuse.
  • Follow-up support and/or accompaniment service for those who seek medical attention, want to report their experience, or are involved in a campus or judicial complaint process.
  • Advocacy to support the personal well-being, safety, academic, and professional success of students, staff, and faculty.


Call the 24-Hour Crisis Line


The Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton (SACE) offers a 24-hour Confidential Sexual Assault Crisis Line for anyone affected by sexual violence, or anyone supporting someone affected by sexual violence. The crisis line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.

Medical attention

For general medical treatment, pregnancy, or STI/HIV concerns:

  • Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) nurse
    access through Edmonton-area emergency rooms within 7 days of the assault

  • U of A Health Centre
    SUB 2-200

  • STI Clinic
    11111 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton

  • visit your personal family physician


For emergency contraception:

  • U of A Health Centre Pharmacy
    SUB 1-10

  • any pharmacy

Counselling and emotional support

  • U of A Counselling Services
    SUB 2-600

  • Employee & Family Assistance Program

  • Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton (SACE)
    Suite 205
    14964 121A Ave

  • Interfaith Chaplains Association

  • talk with a trusted friend, family member, residence staff, or spiritual leader


Make a complaint

  • Edmonton Police Services
    780-423-4567 (non emergency line)
  • University of Alberta Protective Services (UAPS)
    Education Car Park
  • U of A Office of Safe Disclosure and Human Rights
    300 Campus Tower
  • To report anonymously through a third party report, contact the U of A Sexual Assault Centre
    2-705 SUB
  • Not making a complaint is a valid option.