Dawson and Community Resources for Gender-Based and Domestic Violence
For Dawson employees: Dawson provides a 24-hour Employee Assistance Program at 1-888-687-9197 for employees in need of mental health assistance or someone to speak with.
For Dawson students: All students enrolled at Dawson College can access the Dawson Student Assistance Program 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by calling 1-844-451-9700. If you are outside of Canada or the United States call 001-416-380-6578.
This program, offered through keep.meSAFE by guard.me, provides Dawson students with free telephone, video or in-person appointments in 60+ languages. All sessions are confidential (within limits of the law.)
For women and children:
Shield of Athena
Support for women from ethnocultural communities who are victims of family violence and their children, and translation and interpretation services
514-274-8117 or 1-877 274-8117 (Montréal)