Contact us

If you have questions or concerns about the sexualized violence policy or if you wish to make a disclosure and/or report, please call the sexualized violence resource and intake line: 250-721-8021.

For advice, feel free to contact Leah directly:

Leah Shumka
Sexualized Violence Education and Prevention Coordinator
Office of Equity & Human Rights
Sedgewick Building, room C115
250-721-8021

Leah collaborates with key university units and stakeholders to coordinate sexualized violence education, prevention and response on campus. She develops tailored information and education about UVic’s expectations, support options, and trauma informed responses to disclosures or reports of sexualized violence for diverse groups on campus. She also provides advice on matters related to sexualized violence, prevention and response.

Emergency contacts

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Immediate assistance for a safety or medical incident 9 1 1 Emergency assistance from ambulance or fire/police departments
On-campus secuirty concerns and first aid 250-721-7599 Campus Security Services (24-hour service)
A security escort to walk safely between campus buildings or to my vehicle 250-721-7599 SafeWalk (a 24-hour service of Campus Security)
To talk to someone immediately (e.g. due to an emotional crisis or thoughts of suicide) 1-888-494-3888 Vancouver Island Crisis Line
Assistance or information about sexual assault or sexual abuse (women & trans* people) 250-383-3232 Victoria Sexual Assault Centre
Support to heal from the effects of trauma (men) 250-381-6367 Men's Trauma Centre
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