DC is committed to providing students with a high-quality academic experience. All scheduled academic activities and services, including on-campus learning through classes and labs, continue as planned while Durham Region is under red-zone restrictions. For a full list of what is open on campus or operating virtually, please visit our COVID-19 winter semester page.
Learn more about courses and services being offered remotely. COVID-19 Pre-entry Screening Questionnaire Report if you are unwell

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On-Campus resources:

RESOURCE DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION
Campus Health and Wellness Centre The Campus Health and Wellness Centre provides medical support, counselling and mental health services available to Durham College students. Please note these services will be available via teleconferencing and Office 365:

  • Medical doctor appointments
  • Wellness Coaching
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Wellness Screening
  • Clerks
  • Therapists

To book an appointment call 905.721.2000 ext. 3037

Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is dedicated to ensuring that the Durham College community feel welcomed and supported on our vibrant campus by providing a variety diverse and comprehensive programs and initiatives designed to foster both academic, professional and social growth. Services continue to be available to students and employees via online platforms during the hours of Mon - Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm. Please email for telephone or online appointments:

Diversity and Inclusion Services
diversity@durhamcollege.ca

RISE Student Supports
rise@durhamcollege.ca

Sexual Violence Supports
svsupport@durhamcollege.ca

Access and Support Centre (ASC) Students with exceptionalities may access counselling services through the Access and Support Centre. Services at the ASC will continue to be available to support students at this time. Should you wish to book a phone or video appointment, please email our front desk or your staff member directly during regular business hours.

asc@durhamcollege.ca

Durham College Students Inc. (DCSI) Durham College Students Inc. is a service-based association. We put students’ needs at the forefront and provide quality campus engagement for every full-time student. All services online or via phone.

Please email with inquiries or to make an appointment:

General inquiries and Legal Aid
dcsi@durhamcollege.ca

Outreach Centre
outreachdcsi@durhamcollege.ca

DCSI Digital
https://durhamcollege.ca/www.dcstudentsinc.ca/digital

First Peoples Indigenous Centre The First Peoples Indigenous Centre offers a culturally supportive environment where all First Nations, Inuit, Metis, status and non-status students can get support and assistance through traditional teachings. Please note that services available at the First Peoples Indigenous Centre continue to be available via email, telephone, and video.

Please email indigenous@durhamcollege.ca or diversity@durhamcollege.ca for telephone or online appointments.

I.M. Well  Durham College Students Inc. offers a Student Assistance Program (SAP) to help offer confidential off-site telephone counselling assistance (24/7) for any personal or school related issues. Durham College Students Inc. offers a Student Assistance Program (SAP) to help offer confidential off-site telephone counselling assistance (24/7) for any personal or school related issues.

T: 1.877.234.5327

Good2Talk Good2Talk is a free, confidential and anonymous helpline providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well- being to post-secondary students in Ontario. Good2Talk is a free, confidential and anonymous helpline providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well- being to post-secondary students in Ontario.

T: 1.866.925.5454 or connect through 2-1-1

 

Off-Campus resources:

Durham Region Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Care Centre – Lakeridge Health The Sexual Assault Care Centre offers 24 hour service provided through the Emergency Department; emergency medical and nursing care; forensic evidence collection and documentation; testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy and HIV; crisis counselling and follow-up; safety planning; and referral services. Call for an appointment.

Please call BEFORE visiting hospital.
T: 905.905.576-8711 ext. 3286

Emergency Contact information:
T: 905.576.8711 ext. 3286

Distress Centre Durham

 

Provides a 24-hour helpline service, suicide/homicide survivor support groups, adolescent suicide awareness, community support groups, and Prideline Durham which supports members of the LGBTQ2+ community. Text “258258” from 2pm to 2am daily

Distress Centre Helpline is available 24/7
Help Line Phone: 905-430-2522

Trillium Regional Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Services

 

Serving clients who have been sexually assaulted or have been victims of domestic violence within Peel Region. Services include media support, follow-up medical services, counselling services, and community referrals. If you need to speak to someone about a sexual assault and/or domestic violence experience, please call the Assaulted Women's Helpline at 1-866-863-0511. This is a 24-hour crisis line. 
Support Services Network for Male Survivors in Ontario Survivors also have access to a 24-hour, multilingual, toll-free phone line for immediate crisis and referral services. For more information or to book an appointment, please call the Toll-Free Intake number:

1-855-505-5205

DRIVEN

 

 

 

Walk-in services are suspended. Staff are available to provide support over the phone during this time and community members are still encouraged to call DRIVEN at 905-432-7233 or email info@durhamdriven.ca
Luke’s Place

 

 

 

Clinic and courthouse services are suspended until April 5 (will then be reassessed).

Consultation services still available via phone at 905-728-0978 ext. 221

DRPS Victim Services

 

Victim services provides victims of any crime or tragedy with free and confidential supportive services aimed at early intervention. We provide police-referred, immediate (on-site or over the phone) and/or follow-up crisis intervention. Online and phone support are available 905-721-4226 or 1-888-579-1520 ext. 3400

Face to face meetings are suspended but support for clients continues. Officer visits/callouts will be evaluated case by case and will report on scene when deemed necessary, otherwise there will be access to the 24/7 support line. All forms that require client signature will not be required temporarily.

Durham Rape Crisis Centre (DRRC) The Durham Rape Crisis Centre provides support services to recent as well as historical or childhood survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and childhood sexual abuse. All groups/trainings postponed. Detailed information regarding services can be accessed via voice mail, website, and social media.

Client counselling available via phone and video conferencing – office location closed until further notice.

Contact info@drcc.ca, visit www.drcc.ca or call 905-668-9200

Durham Regional Police Services (DRPS) Community members in immediate danger should call 911 for police assistance. Those who are not immediately in danger may contact the non-emergency line to report incidents of sexual violence, seek support, and file a formal police report. Continue to access police and services as normal – 911

Non-emergency: 1 (888) 579-1520

Front doors of stations locked and individuals admitted after short screening for purpose of visit.

Durham Counselling Walk-in Clinic (CAREA) All clinic programming is suspended immediately.

Visit www.careachc.ca for updates and other resources and support information.

Email info@careachc.ca

Phone:

  • 905-723-0036 (Oshawa)
  • 289-509-0603 (Whitby Children & Youth Mental Health)
  • 289-509-0601 (Whitby Taunton Mills GAIN Team)
  • 905-428-1212 (Ajax site)
  • 905-420-0333 (Pickering site)
The Denise House, Bethesda House, Y’s Wish Domestic violence shelters remain open for existing clients. 24/7 help line remains open 1-800-263-3725 for support, counselling and safety planning. Limited visitation to shelter for non-essential personnel.