Effective Nov. 12, 2020 Mount Allison has entered into an agreement with Crossroads for Women/the South East Sexual Assault Centre (SESAC), an independent organization based in Moncton, to provide support for survivors of sexual assault or partner violence.
Mount Allison recommends that all survivors of sexual violence reach out Crossroads for Women/South East Sexual Assault Centre as their first point of contact. The Centre serves all survivors, regardless of gender.
Services are available at no charge to students.
The following services and supports are offered:
- free, confidential specialized sexual assault violence services, including crisis and long-term support
- hospital, court, and police accompaniment
- one-on-one support
- information and referrals to other community agencies
Services are available in person and through the centre's 24-hour crisis line: 1-844-853-0811.
Counselling sessions with Crossroads/SESAC are private and will not be reported back to Mount Allison.
Counselling arrangements can be made via phone or by e-mail. Mount Allison will provide space for Crossroads/SESAC staff members to meet with students as required. Students can also meet with staff privately off campus.
Contact Crossroads for Women/South East Sexual Assault Centre
- 24-hour crisis line: 1-844-853-0811
- Crossroads for Women
- South East Sexual Assault Centre
Other community resources available to students include:
Sexual Violence New Brunswick recognizes that all sexualized violence, regardless of sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation is gender-based violence.
- Helpline with 24-hour service: call collect 1-506-454-0437
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program (SANE)
Beauséjour Family Crisis Resource Centre also serves men and male-identifying people. They do sexualized violence response and help with all other kinds of mental health crises too.
- Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Office/reception line: 1-506-533-9100
Chimo Helpline is a provincial crisis phone line, accessible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and free to all residents of New Brunswick.
Chimo Helpline can help you by providing a listening ear, helpful information, crisis intervention and referrals to resources in the province. They are confidential, non-judgmental, and supportive.
Kids Help Phone counsellors — Whether by phone, text, mobile app, or through its website, you can connect with the Kids Help Phone whenever you want; however you want.
- Text 686868