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, 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:

S.O.S. violence conjugale
Listening, guidance and referral, in French and English
Multilingual site
1-800 363-9010, 24/7
Text: 438-601-1211, from 2:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Shield of Athena
Support for women from ethnocultural communities, and their children, who are victims of family violence. Translation and interpretation services are also offered.
514-274-8117 or 1-877 274-8117 (Montréal)

Fédération des maisons d’hébergement pour femmes

Regroupement des maisons pour femmes victimes de violence conjugale

An alternative to domestic and family violence

Milieux de travail alliés contre la violence conjugale
Video resources to support colleagues, employers and unions to properly act and react when confronted with knowledge of a conjugal violence situation.


For men:

An alternative to domestic and family violence

A professional and confidential therapy program for men who have resorted to violence in their domestic or family relationships

Help for men having problems in their couple relationship

Last Modified: May 17, 2024