If You Have Experienced Sexual Violence Off-Campus
Go to a safe place
- If you live in residence, go to a trusted friend or your Residence Assistant
- If you don’t live in residence or are not a student, go to a trusted friend or relative if you feel physically or emotionally unsafe.
Get medical attention as needed
Go to your local hospital emergency department.
Seek out support and counselling
For immediate support by telephone, contact one of the services in your community.
Get advice on available options for reporting
Conestoga’s Safety and Security Services and Counselling Services can assist you with filing a formal complaint. If the alleged perpetrator is another member of the college community, you may file a complaint under this policy with Human Resources.
Individuals who have experienced sexual violence may also wish to press charges under the Criminal Code. Security Services and Counselling Services can also assist you with contacting local police should you prefer not contacting the police directly.
More information on filing a complaint can be found at: Security Services ext. 5555