Your local relationship and sexual health resources
Sexual Violence Prevention Advisor (SVPA)
Fanshawe’s SVPA, Leah Marshall, assists and supports students who have been subjected to sexual violence. Marshall can link students to available options for help both on and off campus, as well as give referrals to acquire medical care, counselling and legal information.
Phone: 519-452-4465 or 1-844-666-SVPA
Available 24/7, you can contact campus security in cases of emergency or to file formal complaints. Any sexual violence reports will be reported to the regional police service.
Phone: 519-452-4430 x4242
Location: Fanshawe Main Campus, Room D1027
Positive Space Resources
Fanshawe’s Positive Space Ally Program works to educate the campus on issues pertaining to sexual and gender diversity. Their website provides a comprehensive list of places and groups you can go to when you need support, medical care or counselling for different sexual or mental health-related concerns. The list consists of options that are available both on campus and off campus.
Counselling and Accessibility Services
Fanshawe’s counselling and accessibility services provides confidential counselling services, referrals and assistance with safety planning. They also offer various seminars, workshops and drop-in sessions aimed at enhancing mental health.
Location: Fanshawe Main Campus, Room F2010
Website: fanshawe.ca/counselling, and fanshawe.ca/accessibility
Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU)
The MLHU has different clinics that are helpful resources, such as the STI and birth control clinics. It also has resources and information about support groups and therapy/counselling sessions.
Phone: 519-663-5317; to make appointments with the sexual health clinics contact The Clinic at 519-663-5446
Location: 50 King Street, London
Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line
This support line provides anonymous peer support for youths of the LGBT2Q+ community. It also provides resources and knowledge to help members make informed decisions for their futures.
Forest City Queerios
An inclusive social group and safe space for queer folks in London. Forest City Queerios holds social events to help build and bring the queer community together.
Pride at Work Canada LGBTQ Women’s Breakfasts
Meet with professional LGBTQ women in the community by participating in one of the breakfasts held during the third week of October, February and June.
Regional HIV/AIDS Connection
This organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals affected by HIV/AIDS and/or Hepatitis C (HCV) in any form.
Location: 186 King St., Suite 30
London Abused Women’s Centre (LAWC)
LAWC provides free counselling, advocacy and support to any women and girls over the age of 12 who have been abused in any form.
Location: 797 York St., Unit 5, London
A merger between London’s Women’s Community House and Sexual Assault Centre London, Anova aims to give oppressed individuals get a new start for their lives. Safe places, shelter, support, counselling, and resources are some of the services provided.
Location: 101 Wellington Rd., London
St. Joseph’s Health Care Hospital
St. Joseph’s has the Regional Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Program that provides care for women, children and men who have experienced sexual assault and/or domestic violence.
Phone: 519-646-6100 ext. 64224; After hours: 519 646-6100, press “0” and ask switchboard to page the nurse-on-call for sexual assault and domestic violence
Location: 268 Grosvenor St., Room B0-644, London
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Reach Out Service
The Reach Out Service is a bilingual 24/7 phone/webchat crisis and support line for immediate crisis assessment, intervention, stabilization, and links to community resources. Note: the CMHA is not a medical service place, there are no psychiatrists on site, and they don’t change prescriptions.
Phone: 1-866-933-2023 for Reach Out service
Location: 648 Huron St, London