COVID-19 UPDATE (April 13, 2020): SACOMSS phone services are now running with limited and irregular hours. Please see below for our updated schedule.
Please click the “DIAL” link to see our hours.
On this page, you will find brief summaries of each of our services.
More information about us can be found on the “about us” tab, as well as on each of the branch’s respective pages, which can be found by hovering over the “services” tab and then selecting the branch which best suits your needs.
Our hotline can be reached through zoom.
DIAL is a confidential, non-judgmental sexual assault helpline and walk-in service, providing listening and support to survivors, their peers, and their allies. DIAL is open to the public, free of charge, and currently offered in English. Referrals to other Montreal services, including sexual health clinics, counseling services, and sexual rights organizations, are available for survivors, if desired.
Phone Hours for April 26 – May 2, 2021
Our drop-in space is currently closed. Please contact us over zoom while we operate remotely. There are two ways to contact us:
You can join a call from the zoom app on a computer of phone. Please ensure you are comfortable with your chosen display name before joining the call.
Meeting ID: 288 646 9362
You may also call us at any of the numbers below. You will be asked to enter the meeting ID and passcode, then you will be placed on hold until the line is open. If you are not immediately prompted to enter the meeting ID, please try a different number.
- +1 647 374 4685 Canada
- +1 438 809 7799 Canada
- +1 647 558 0588 Canada
- +1 204 272 7920 Canada
- +1 587 328 1099 Canada
- +1 778 907 2071 Canada
- CanadaFind your local number: https://zoom.us/u/abNeKYOzam
The A-Branch supports McGill students, staff, and faculty in navigating McGill’s Policy on Harassment, Sexual Harassment, and Discrimination Prohibited by law. We cannot offer legal advice; however, we can offer information, accompaniment, and a safe space to explore your options. Whether you have a complaint or just have questions, we are here to support you.
McGill’s Sexual Harassment Policy:
For more information, or to file a complaint:
Support groups offer support to survivors of sexual assault in small groups for their ongoing healing and empowerment. Support Groups is currently available to the English and French – speaking Montreal community. Meetings are confidential and free of charge. Three to ten members meet weekly with trained co-facilitators in a physically accessible, confidential location near McGill’s downtown campus.
Cette branche offre des groupes de soutien au survivant.es de violences sexuelles en petits groupes pour favoriser la guérison et ainsi que l’autonomisation (empowerment). Il y a des groupes en anglais et en français ouvert à la communauté Montréalaise. Les rencontres sont confidentielles et gratuites. De 3 à 10 membres se retrouvent chaque semaine avec des facilitateur.ices formé.es dans un lieu accessible et confidentiel à proximité du campus de McGill.
For more information, or to join a support group: http://www.sacomss.org/wp/services/support-groups/
Pour plus d’informations et pour vous joindre à un groupe:
(514) 398-8500 (veuillez noter que nous ne pouvons garantir que la personne vous répondra en français)
The Outreach Branch is a proactive service that aims to raise awareness of issues surrounding sexual assault and consensual sex through facilitated discussions with youth and community groups. Through our workshops, we debunk myths, confront taboos, and foster dialogue about healthy, consensual relationships.
For more information, or to book a workshop:
If you would like to give anonymous feedback on any of our services, please do no hesitate to leave us a message here. Please be aware that we are unable to reply to this form. If you have had any negative experiences using our services, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org. We want to resolve this and hear about what happened.