Student Support Resources
If you are a University of Windsor student or know of one who would like to access support, the following resources are available at no cost through the University:
Student Counselling Centre [on-campus]
Free, confidential counselling provided by professional therapists.
CAW Student Centre Room 293
Monday-Friday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm (closed 12:00-1:00 pm).
519-253-3000 ext. 4616
Student Health Services [on-campus]
Confidential healthcare for University of Windsor students provided by physicians and nurses.
CAW Student Centre Room 242
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm (Friday closed 1:00-2:00 pm)
Peer Support Centre [September – April only] [on-campus]
A safe, inclusive space that provides free, confidential peer counselling by trained University of Windsor student volunteers. [on-campus resource]
CAW Student Centre Room 291
Monday-Friday: 10:00 am-8:00 pm.
Drop-in service - no appointment necessary.
Sexual Misconduct Response & Prevention Officer [on-campus]
Free, confidential support and advocacy for members of the University community who have experienced sexual violence or who are looking to help someone who has.
A free, confidential 24/7 provincial helpline for post-secondary students (University/College) staffed by professional counsellors.
If you are an international student at the University of Windsor or an exchange student from the University of Windsor, you can also reach out to keep.meSAFE via phone, app, or online chat to receive free, confidential support from professionals in the language that is most comfortable to you.
For more information on how keep.meSAFE works, please see: http://www.uwindsor.ca/dailynews/2017-11-27/advising-and-counselling-service-speaks-language-international-students
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Community Mental Health Resources
The following services are available to both students and members of the community to access when in need:
Community Crisis Centre
Free, confidential crisis intervention provided by professional crisis workers.
24/7 Crisis Line:
Distress Centre of Windsor-Essex County
Free, anonymous, confidential helpline that provides emotional support by trained volunteers 365 days/year via phone, text, and online chat. Hours vary by service.
Sexual Assault Crisis Centre
Free, confidential support and crisis intervention for survivors of sexual violence provided by specialized professional counsellors.
24/7 Crisis Line:
Transitional Stability Centre
Provides support and care coordination for those experiencing mental health or substance abuse challenges that are not an emergency. For more information please see: https://www.hdgh.org/transitionalstabilitycentre
Canadian Mental Health Association
Offers a wide range of services and programs to support individuals experiencing mental health challenges.
General Phone Line (not crisis): 519-255-7440
Teen Health Centre
Confidential healthcare, nutrition counselling, and individual/group therapy provided by a community healthcare team for youth between the ages of 12 to 24.
General Phone Line: (519) 253-8481
Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa Association (BANA)
Provides individual and group counselling for individuals of all ages struggling with an eating disorder.
General Phone Line: 519-969-2112
In-take Phone Line: 1-855-969-5530
Hiatus House is a social service agency offering confidential intervention for families experiencing domestic violence.
Welcome Centre for Women & Families
Welcome Centre Shelter for Women help women and families end the cycle of poverty and violence in their lives.
Address: 263 Bridge Ave, Windsor, ON N9B 2M1
Phone: (519) 971-7595
The Windsor Youth Centre
The Windsor Youth Centre provides safe refuge for homeless and at-risk youth.
1247 Wyandotte Street East