Sexual Violence includes any sexual act committed against a person without their freely given consent.


We are here to listen.

Call: 705.662.7257


Report any incident of sexual misconduct, harassment or assault confidentially.


For immediate emergency response, please call 911.


By policy, all NOSM U learners are required to complete the Sexual Violence Awareness and Prevention Training.


Learn more about how you can help spread sexual violence awareness and promote prevention.


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    We stand Against Sexual Violence

    NOSM University firmly stands against any form of sexual misconduct, harassment or assault. We are unwavering in our dedication to fostering a community that is safe, inclusive and respectful for all. As members of the NOSM U Community, we all share in the responsibility of creating a campus that reflects our value of social accountability, inclusivity and respect. Sexual violence has a profound impact on everyone involved. By raising awareness and actively preventing such incidents, we not only protect the well-being of our learners but we are also upholding the values that define NOSM University. 


    Coming soon
    As part of our commitment to ensuring a safe environment, it is important that all learners complete training in understanding and preventing sexual violence. 

    It Takes All of Us is an online sexual violence awareness and prevention training module addressing topics such as sexual violence, consent, bystander intervention, and supporting survivors. The training program acknowledges the sensitivity of its content and allows individuals to pause, take a break and skip modules if needed. the completion of the training module is mandatory for all learners aligning with NOSM University's Sexual Violence Prevention Policy. 

    Once available, you will receive an email on how to register for the training module. 


    Support Service

    Learner Support Services provides confidential and compassionate support services for survivors of sexual violence. We are committed to offering support that respects the privacy and dignity of those affected. We ensure that there is access to professional and legal help as needed. Referrals are made discreetly and various confidential support services are available to guide individuals through the process, offering empathy and understanding every step of the way. By fostering a culture of accountability and respect, we strive to create campus environments that are welcoming, inclusive and safe where everyone feels supported and empowered to seek help when needed.

    Dr. Mongeau

    Contact Information:
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    In instances of sexual violence, ensuring confidentiality and providing a safe space for survivors to come forward is paramount. Learner Support Services is committed to upholding the highest standards of support and confidentiality for individuals impacted by sexual violence. To this end, all cases of sexual violence are handled exclusively by the Director of Learner Support Service,  Dr. Mongeau.

    Dr. Mongeau serves as a confidential point of contact for survivors or witnesses, ensuring that their privacy and confidentially are prioritized throughout the process. She also supports in coordinating resources and services to ensure that survivors have access to the assistance they need. 

    In case of an emergency, call 9-1-1.
    For non-emergency, visit the Greater Sudbury Police's Sexual Assault site.

    Healing Survivors of Sexual Abuse & Assault

    Voices for Women
    Voices for Women is a free, community based, service for women (self-identified) who have experienced sexual violence. They provide services in person and virtually. For more information, visit VoicesforWomen, email, or call 1-705-671-5495

    Crisis Help Health Science North
    Provides immediate crisis assessment, intervention, referrals and follow-up. Services are free for people living or visiting in Sudbury & Manitoulin Districts. They provide services in-person or virtually. Call the 24/7 Helpline via 705.675.4760 | Toll free 1.877.841.1101

    Talk 4 Healing
    A free, culturally grounded, fully confidential helpline for Indigenous women available in 14 languages all across Ontario. Call 1.855.554.HEAL (4325).

    Assaulted Women’s Helpline
    Serves as a free, anonymous and confidential 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis telephone line to all women in the province of Ontario who have experienced any form of abuse. Call 1.866.863.0511
    Pour les services en français, veuillez appeler FEM’AID E: 1.877.336.2433 ATS: 1.866.860.7082

    In case of an emergency, call 9-1-1.
    For non-emergency, call the Thunder Bay Police via 807.684.1200

    Healing Survivors of Sexual Abuse & Assault

    The Faye Peterson House
    Provides free, confidential and immediate support to survivors of sexual violence, as well as to their family members, non-offending partners and friends. Visit to learn more about their Sexual Violence Program or call 807.345-0450.   

    Catholic Family Development Centre
    Located at 380 Dufferin Street, the Centre is dedicated to strengthening and supporting individuals through a high-quality service within a respectful, caring environment. All contact with the Centre is kept in strictest confidence. Visit or call 807.345.7323.

    Thunder Bay Counselling
    The Walk-In Counselling clinic provides immediate, same-day, and free counselling and therapy services to individuals, couples and families on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, visit or call 807.684.1880.

    Alpha Court
    Alpha Court is a non-profit community organization governed by a voluntary Board of Directors. For more information about their free services, call 807.683.8200.

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     Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
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