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St. George Campus (UTSG)

Legend: $ fees may apply; *graduate students only

Accessibility Services

Accessibility

455 Spadina Avenue, 4th Floor
Suite 400
416-978-8060
https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/as

Provides academic accommodations and supports to assist students during a master's and doctoral degree program. Register with AS to request accommodations.

Health & Wellness Centre

Health & Dental, Mental Health

214 College Street, 2nd Floor, Koffler Student Services Centre
416-978-8030
https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/hwc

General health services include health check-ups, prescriptions, allergy shots, immunizations, birth control, documentation of illness for exam deferral, specialist referrals etc.

$ You will be responsible to pay for certain services not covered by OHIP of UHIP.

Office of Health Professions Student Affairs

Mental Health

FitzGerald Building, 150 College Street, Room 121
416.978.2764
http://www.md.utoronto.ca/student-resources

Supports students enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine with services in the areas of personal counselling & student wellness, career development, academic coaching, service learning and community outreach.

UHIP (University Health Insurance Program)

Health & Dental

St. George campus office: 33 St.George St., Centre for International Experience 416-978-0290 / uhip.information@utoronto.ca

https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/cie/uhip

A mandatory health insurance plan for all international and exchange students enrolled in an Ontario university. Enrolment is automatic; the coverage charge will be listed on your student account on ACORN.

*University of Toronto Graduate Students' Union (UTGSU) Health and Dental Insurance Plans

Health & Dental

16 Bancroft Ave.
416-978-8465
https://www.utgsu.ca/insurance

If you need assistance regarding coverage, opt-outs, and enrolments, call UTGSU Studentcare 1-866-358-4436 or visit www.studentcare.ca

Designed to provide many important services and cover expenses such as prescription drugs, health practitioners, medical equipment, travel health coverage, which are not covered by a basic health-care plan (i.e. OHIP) or the equivalent (such as UHIP for international students).


*SGS Voluntary Leave of Absence

Health & Dental, Mental Health

http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/currentstudents/Pages/Leave-of-Absence.aspx

Applying for a voluntary leave of absence would allow you a one-, two- or three-session leave that is not included in your time limit for completion of your degree.

*Teaching Assistants' Health Insurance

Health & Dental

180 Bloor Street West, Suite 803 (CUPE Downtown Office)
416-593-7057
cupe3902.org

Did you know that Teaching Assistants have additional coverage through CUPE 3902? Contact the union directly for details.

*Graduate Counselling Services & Workshops at SGS

Offered in partnership with the Health & Wellness Centre

Mental Health

63 St. George Street, 2nd floor
Book through the Health & Wellness Centre
416-978-8030 (and select option 5)
http://uoft.me/gradcounselling


SGS Wellness Counsellors offer brief counselling services for graduate students five days a week and lead bimonthly wellness workshops. Build coping skills to help you meet the demands of your academic and personal life.

*Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre (CRC)

A collaboration between SGS, UTGSU, and Student Life

Mental Health

416-978-8920
gradcrc.utoronto.ca

Talk confidentially with a trained Grad-to-Grad (G2G) peer advisor about any academic issue.
G2Gs will listen and help you understand your options and available resources. Drop-in hours and one- on-one appointments offered.

OISE Psychology Clinic

Mental Health

252 Bloor Street West
Suite 7-296
416-978-0620
http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/psychservices/

Provides comprehensive assessment and intervention services to children and adolescents, and assessment and counselling services to adults.Services typically provided by students doing their clinical training under supervision.

$ Fees vary, depending on service.

*Gradlife

Mental Health

21 Sussex Drive + various locations
416-946-0148
gradlife.utoronto.ca

Gradlife provides programs to help grad students build skills, get support, and meet other grad students. Take advantage of the Grad Talks, Grad Escapes, and Grad Connections programs, and stay connected with UofTGradlife on Facebook, @UofTGradlife, and blogs.studentlife.utoronto.ca/gradlife

*Grad Minds

UTGSU resource

Mental Health

gradminds.ca

Graduate students provide mental health-related resources and services to peers, advocate for graduate students' mental health, and create community partnerships.

*Healthy Grad Crew

A program of the Health & Wellness Centre

Mental Health

416-978-8037
uoft.me/healthygradcrew

Graduate students provide health education for graduate students, focusing on mental health, relationships with supervisors, school-to-work transition, and balanced living.

*Mindful Moments

Mental Health

Grad Room, 66 Harbord St and other locations.
 uoft.me/mindfulmoments

Increase your relaxation and resiliency by learning how to be mindful.

University of Toronto St. George campus Resource Referral Guide

Mental Health, Health & Dental, Safety, Faith & Spirituality, Family

Download: http://studentlife.utoronto.ca/system/files_force/SLC2463_Resource Referral Guide_AODA.pdf?download=1?

This guide is intended to help campus community members make appropriate and meaningful referrals to resources and supports available on campus.

Campus Community Police

Safety

416-978-2222
(24/7/365)

Report assault or immediate danger of assault, fighting, suspicious persons or trespassers, sexual assault, theft in progress, collision/disabled vehicle, etc.

Emergency Phones

Safety

See map.utoronto.ca for locations

Emergency call stations connect you directly to the Campus Community Police dispatch centre. You can also make free emergency calls from Bell pay phones on campus. Check online for a map of phone locations.

Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Centre

Safety

702 Spadina Avenue
416-978-2266

If your situation is not urgent, call the Centre, or initiate contact through this form: https://safetyandsupport.utoronto.ca/sexual-violence-form/

Community Safety Office

Safety

416-978-1485

OR

24-hour hotline reached through Campus Police at 416-978-2222

For personal safety issues, including stalking and harassment, bullying, domestic and family violence, workplace conflict and volatile behaviour.

Centre for International Experience Safety Abroad

Safety

416-946-3929

OR

24-hour hotline reached through Campus Police at 416-978-2222

Students participating in University-sanctioned international activities have access to Safety Abroad Office (SAO) emergency services. The SAO works closely with various Student Life offices and the High Risk team to provide you with supports while overseas and can assist you if you need to return home.

TravelSafer

Safety

416-978-7233
http://campuspolice.utoronto.ca/walksafe/


Provides safe escort for students walking or travelling alone between University buildings, parking lots and transit stops near campus.

Campus Chaplains Association

Faith & Spirituality

416-946-3119
http://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/mf/chaplains

A multi-faith organization that reflects the multi-ethnic and multi-faith complexion of the University of Toronto. Will facilitate rites of passage weddings, funerals, memorial services.

Elder in Residence and Traditional Teacher in Residence

Faith & Spirituality

First Nations House
North Borden Building      
563 Spadina Avenue, 3rd Floor
416-978-8227
http://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/fnh/elders

Meet with Elders and Traditional Teachers for support, guidance and teachings.

Multi-Faith Centre for Spiritual Study and Practice

Faith & Spirituality

569 Spadina Avenue
416-946-3120
http://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/mf

Supports the spiritual well-being of students, staff and faculty through interfaith dialogue and other activities that help to increase our understanding of and respect for religious beliefs and practices.

Multi-Faith Spaces Around Campus

Faith & Spirituality

http://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/mf/other-spaces

Several multi-purpose spaces on St. George campus are suitable for prayer, meditation and other spiritual practices.

*Grad Student Parent Meet ups

A collaborative initiative of the Family Care Office, University of Toronto Graduate
Students' Union, Grad Life and Hart House

Family

http://familycare.utoronto.ca/events/discussion-groups/#970

All U of T graduate student parents and expectant graduate students are welcome to attend these weekly opportunities to connect and unwind with other U of T graduate students who have or are about to have children. Share resources, get support and enjoy relaxing craft activities!

*Guide for Graduate Students with Family Responsibilities

Family

Download pdf guide

Download this list of resources and contacts to help you manage
family responsibilities.

*SGS Leave of Absence Policy for Parental Leave

Family

http://uoft.me/1Wg

New parents may apply to their graduate coordinator for a one-session to three-session leave of absence at the time of pregnancy, birth or adoption to provide full- time care during a child's first year.

*SGS Parental Grant

Family

http://uoft.me/SGSparental

Doctoral students within the funded cohort may apply for this fund that helps offset the loss of funding as a result of taking an approved parental leave of absence at the time of birth or adoption.

Child & Youth Athletic Programs

Family, Recreation

https://kpe.utoronto.ca/children-and-youth

Recreational athletic programs for kids, including Camp U of T and Junior Blues, offered by U of T's Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education.

$ Fees apply.

Family Care Office

Family

214 College Street (Koffler Student Services Building)
416-978-0951
http://familycare.utoronto.ca/

Find on- and off-campus child care services, and access confidential guidance, resources, referrals, educational programming and advocacy on family-related issues.
Family Resource Centre at the University of Toronto Early Learning Centre

Family Resource Centre at the University of Toronto Early Learning Centre

Family

7 Glen Morris Street
elc.utoronto.ca

A child and parent drop-in centre on the St. George campus for children up to five years of age. No registration required.

Family Study Space in Robarts Library

Family

Robarts Library, 130 St. George St., 9th floor

To learn more about the space and to register, visit: https://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/family-study-space-robarts.

A space for current students, faculty members, visiting scholars, and staff at U of T who have children 12 years old or under.

Student Family Housing

Family

30 & 35 Charles Street West
studentfamilyhousing.utoronto.ca

A family-oriented residence reserved for U of T students with partners and/or children, located near Yonge and Bloor.

$ Fees apply

Athletic Centre

Recreation

55 Harbord Street
416-978-3436
kpe.utoronto.ca/facility/athletic-centre

Features seven gyms, three pools, a strength and conditioning centre, indoor track, dance studio, cardio machines, tennis and squash courts and steam rooms.

$ Fees apply for registered programs and Summer membership. Check SGS Summer Gym Bursary eligibility.

Back Campus Fields

Recreation

Back Campus Fields East of St. George/South of Hoskin/West of Tower Road/ North of University College

During non-programmed activity times, access outdoor synthetic turf fields for field hockey, soccer, Ultimate, lacrosse and other field sports.

KPE Drop-in & Registered Programs

Recreation

Various KPE facilities
kpe.utoronto.ca/sports-and-rec

Drop-in fitness programs, weight training tutorials, diving and skating at KPE facilities (Athletic Centre, Goldring Centre, Varsity Centre).

$ Fees apply for registered programs. To register for programs individuals must be current U of T students who have paid the KPE athletic incidental fees or have a valid membership.

Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport

Recreation

100 Devonshire Place 416-946-0400
kpe.utoronto.ca/facility/goldring-centre-high-performance-sport

Provides a 2,000-seat, internationally-rated field house for basketball, volleyball and other court sports, a state-of-the-art strength and conditioning centre, fitness studio, and more.

$ Fees apply for registered programs and Summer membership. Check SGS Summer Gym Bursary eligibility.

Hart House

Recreation

7 Hart House Circle
416-978-2452
harthouse.ca/fitness

Open 365 days a year, the Hart House Fitness Centre features a pool, squash courts, multi-level fitness facilities, suspended indoor track and more.

$ Fees apply for registered programs and Summer membership. Check SGS Summer Gym Bursary eligibility.

*Intramural Team Sports

Co-funded by the School of Graduate Studies and the University of Toronto Graduate Students' Union

Recreation

https://www.utgsu.ca/graduate-student-intramurals/

Free for all graduate students, offering different levels of competition in a variety of sports through leagues and tournaments.

*SGS Summer Gym Bursary

Recreation

uoft.me/sgsgym

Beginning mid-May 2018, if you are a full-time doctoral-stream student registered on ROSI for the full Summer 2018 session, simply upload your proof of gym membership payment at a St. George campus facility to the SGS Portal. See http://uoft.me/sgsgym.

*University of Toronto Graduate Students' Union (UTGSU) Gym

Recreation

To book the space, email gym@utgsu.ca on the last Friday of each month starting at 10 am or call (416) 978-8465.
https://www.utgsu.ca/gym/

The UTGSU gym can be booked for 1 hour per week by graduate students for athletics. The UTGSU gym can also be booked for weekly one-hour sessions for the duration of an entire month.

Varsity Blues

Recreation

varsityblues.ca

U of T boasts a highly competitive intercollegiate athletics program, with 43 Varsity Blues teams across 25 sports. Varsity Blues games are free to all students with your TCard.

Varsity Centre

Recreation

299 Bloor Street West
416-978-6428
kpe.utoronto.ca/facility/varsity-centre

$ Fees apply for registered programs and Summer membership. Check SGS Summer Gym Bursary eligibility.

Academic Advocacy

Other

UTGSU Membership and Advocacy Coordinator
416-946-8699
https://www.utgsu.ca/academic-advocacy/

membership@utgsu.ca


If you are a current graduate student experiencing academic and/or administrative difficulties (including problems with your supervisor, department, or the university; charges of academic misconduct; petitions and appeals; discrimination and oppression), the UTGSU can assist you with advice, information and representation.


Academic Success

Other

214 College Street, Room 150, main floor
https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/asc

Learn strategies to improve your writing skills and time management, or speak with a Learning Strategist about career options.

University of Toronto St. George Resource Referral Guide

Other

Download:
http://studentlife.utoronto.ca/system/files_force/SLC2463_Resource Referral Guide_AODA.pdf?download=1?

This guide is intended to help campus community members make appropriate and meaningful referrals to resources and supports available on campus.

University of Toronto Scarborough Campus (UTSC)

Legend: $ fees may apply; *graduate students only

AccessAbility Services

Accessibility

Room S302 (Science Building)
1265 Military Trail, Scarborough
416-287-7560
http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~ability/

Provides individualized services and academic accommodations to students who have a documented learning, physical, sensory, mental health disability or medical condition.

UTSC Health & Wellness Centre

Health & Dental, Mental Health

1265 Military Trail, Room SL-270
416-287-7065
utsc.utoronto.ca/hwc

Medical, nursing, counselling, health promotion and education services are available for any UTSC student with a current student card and a valid health card.

$ You will be responsible to pay for certain services not covered by OHIP of UHIP.

*Teaching Assistants' Health Insurance (all campuses)

Medical

180 Bloor Street West, Suite 803 (CUPE Downtown Office)
416-593-7057
cupe3902.org

Did you know that Teaching Assistants have additional coverage through CUPE 3902? Contact the union directly for details.


UHIP (University Health Insurance Program) (all campuses)

Health & Dental

St. George campus office: 33 St.George St., Centre for International Experience 416-978-0290 / uhip.information@utoronto.ca
https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/cie/uhip

A mandatory health insurance plan for all international and exchange students enrolled in an Ontario university. Enrolment is automatic; the coverage charge will be listed on your student account on ACORN.

*University of Toronto Graduate Students' Union (UTGSU) Health and Dental Insurance Plans (all campuses)

Health & Dental, Mental Health

16 Bancroft Ave.
416-978-8465
https://www.utgsu.ca/insurance

If you need assistance regarding coverage, opt-outs, and enrolments, call UTGSU Studentcare 1-866-358-4436 or visit www.studentcare.ca

Designed to provide many important services and cover expenses such as prescription drugs, health practitioners, medical equipment, travel health coverage, which are not covered by a basic health-care plan (i.e. OHIP) or the equivalent (such as UHIP for international students).

*SGS Voluntary Leave of Absence (all campuses)

Health & Dental, Mental Health

http://uoft.me/SGSleave

Applying for a voluntary leave of absence would allow you a one, two or three session leave that is not included in your time limit for completion of your degree

Campus Community Police

Safety

416-978-2222
(24/7/365)

Report assault or immediate danger of assault, fighting, suspicious persons or trespassers, sexual assault, theft in progress, collision/disabled vehicle, etc.

Centre for International Experience Safety Abroad (all campuses)

Safety

416-946-3929

OR

24-hour hotline reached through Campus Police at 416-978-2222

Students participating in University-sanctioned international activities have access to Safety Abroad Office (SAO) emergency services. The SAO works closely with various Student Life offices and the High Risk team to provide you with supports while overseas and can assist you if you need to return home.

Have you experienced sexual violence or sexual assault?

Safety

Near UTSC: Scarborough Hospital - Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre
416-495-2555

Visit a Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre immediately for help with next steps, medical treatment, support, and the option to have a Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit exam.

Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Centre

Safety

Rm 141, Environmental Science & Chemistry Building,
416-978-2266

If your situation is not urgent, call the Centre, or initiate contact through this form: https://safetyandsupport.utoronto.ca/sexual-violence-form/

TravelSafer

Safety

416-287-7022

Provides safe escort for students walking or travelling alone between University buildings, parking lots and transit stops near campus.

Campus Chaplains Association

Faith & Spirituality

416-946-3119
http://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/mf/chaplains


 A multi-faith organization that reflects the multi-ethnic and multi-faith complexion of the University of Toronto. Will facilitate rites of passage weddings, funerals, memorial services.

*SGS Leave of Absence Policy for Parental Leave (all campuses)

Family

http://uoft.me/1Wg

New parents may apply to their graduate coordinator for a one-session to three-session leave of absence at the time of pregnancy, birth or adoption to provide full- time care during a child's first year.

*SGS Parental Grant (all campuses)

Family

http://uoft.me/SGSparental

Doctoral students within the funded cohort may apply for this fund that helps offset the loss of funding as a result of taking an approved parental leave of absence at the time of birth or adoption.

N'sheemaehn Child Care Centre

Family

http://childcare.utsc.utoronto.ca/

Located on UTSC campus, this childcare centre aims to not-for-profit Centre is dedicated to providing a happy & positive learning environment for the children in our care.

$ Fees apply.

UTSC - Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC)

Recreation

875 Morningside Avenue 
416-283-3211
uoft.me/utscathletics


Offers drop-in and registered fitness classes for all skill levels, aquatics, a climbing wall, outdoor recreation and a tennis club.

$ Fees apply for registered programs.Contact seisner@utsc.utoronto.ca re: Summer membership.

Academic Advising & Career Centre

Other

Academic Resource Centre, Room AC213
1265 Military Trail, Toronto

If you wish to schedule an appointment with an AA&CC staff member, please call 416-287-7561 or drop by AC213
http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aacc/academic-advising-career-centre

Join a workshop or make an appointment with an Academic & Learning Strategist.

University of Toronto Mississauga Campus (UTM)

Legend: $ fees may apply; *graduate students only

AccessAbility Services
Accessibility

2037 Davis Building
905-569-4699
https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/accessability/


Provides services and academic accommodations to students who have a temporary or permanent and documented learning, physical, sensory, mental health disability or medical condition.

Office of Health Professions Student Affairs (OHPSA)

Mental Health

Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex , 3359 Mississauga Road, 2nd Floor
416.978.2764
http://www.md.utoronto.ca/student-resources

Supports students enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine with services in the areas of personal counselling & student wellness, career development, academic coaching, service learning and community outreach.

UTM Health and Counselling Centre

Health & Dental, Mental Health

Room 1123A, Davis Building, 3359 Mississauga Rd. N. Mississauga, ON 905-828-5255
https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/health/our-services/medical-care

Staff are comfortable discussing all topics related to student health and wellness, including personal counselling or group counselling.

$ You will be responsible to pay for certain services not covered by OHIP or UHIP.

*Teaching Assistants' Health Insurance (all campuses)

Health & Dental

180 Bloor Street West, Suite 803 (CUPE Downtown Office)
416-593-7057
cupe3902.org

Did you know that Teaching Assistants have additional coverage through CUPE 3902? Contact the union directly for details.

*SGS Voluntary Leave of Absence (all campuses)

Health & Dental

http://uoft.me/SGSleave

Applying for a voluntary leave of absence would allow you a one, two or three session leave that is not included in your time limit for completion of your degree.

Campus Community Police

Safety

905-569-4333
(24/7/365)

Report assault or immediate danger of assault, fighting, suspicious persons or trespassers, sexual assault, theft in progress, collision/disabled vehicle, etc.

Centre for International Experience Safety Abroad
(all campuses)

Safety

416-946-3929
OR
24-hour hotline reached through Campus Police at 416-978-2222


Students participating in University-sanctioned international activities have access to Safety Abroad Office (SAO) emergency services. The SAO works closely with various Student Life offices and the High Risk team to provide you with supports while overseas and can assist you if you need to return home.

Have you experienced sexual violence or sexual assault?

Safety

Near UTM: Trillium Health Centre - Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services. 905-848-7493

Visit a Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre immediately for help with next steps, medical treatment, support, and the option to have a Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit exam.

Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Centre

Safety

Rm 3094G, Davis Building
416-978-2266

If your situation is not urgent, call the Centre, or initiate contact through this form: https://safetyandsupport.utoronto.ca/sexual-violence-form/

TravelSafer

Safety

905-607-7233

Provides safe escort for students walking or travelling alone between University buildings, parking lots and transit stops near campus.

Campus Chaplains Association

Faith & Spirituality

416-946-3119
http://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/mf/chaplains


 A multi-faith organization that reflects the multi-ethnic and multi-faith complexion of the University of Toronto. Will facilitate rites of passage weddings, funerals, memorial services.

*SGS Leave of Absence Policy for Parental Leave (all campuses)

Family

http://uoft.me/1Wg

New parents may apply to their graduate coordinator for a one-session to three-session leave of absence at the time of pregnancy, birth or adoption to provide full-time care during a child's first year.

*SGS Parental Grant (all campuses)

Family

http://uoft.me/SGSparental

Doctoral students within the funded cohort may apply for this fund that helps offset the loss of funding as a result of taking an approved parental leave of absence at the time of birth or adoption.

UTM - Childcare Resources

Family

utm.utoronto.ca/childcare

A variety of child care information and support is available to UTM students, staff and faculty who are parents, foster parents or legal guardians of children.

UTM - Early Learning Centre

Family

1900 Outer Circle (Leacock Lane Residence) 
905-569-4422
elc.utoronto.ca

Both full-time and part-time care are available, with first priority given to UTM students, staff and faculty. Potential UTM users are encouraged to sign up for the waiting list.

$ Fees apply

UTM - Recreation, Athletic and Wellness Centre (RAWC)

Recreation

1825 Outer Circle
905-828-3714
utm.utoronto.ca/athletics


Sport and fitness activities at UTM are based in the Recreation, Athletic and Wellness Centre (RAWC) in the Williams G. Davis Building.

$ Fees apply for registered programs. Contact anna.reale@utoronto.ca re: Summer membership.

Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre

Other

http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/asc/graduate-students

Learn strategies to improve your writing skills, TA skills, and more. 

*A variety of grad student-only workshops are available for GPS credit.

Community (Toronto / GTA)

Legend: $ fees may apply

211 Toronto Central

Health & Dental, Mental Health, Family, Recreation

https://www.211toronto.ca/
Call 211 (local calls)
Text 2166 (M-F 2-9 pm)
Live Chat (M-F, 2-9 pm)

This website of over 20,000 community, health, social and related government services is a reliable resource for anyone looking for human services in Toronto. Searchable by language.

ConnexOntario

Health & Dental, Mental Health

1-866-531-2600
(24/7)
http://www.connexontario.ca/

Provides access to addiction, mental health, and problem gambling services. Service in multiple languages (interpreters available).

Dental Care

Health & Dental

101 Elm Street, 
416-864-8000
uoft.me/dentalclinic

Dental services performed by supervised dentistry students Services include pediatric, emergency and general dentistry, and orthodontics.

$ Reduced rates; dental insurance plans accepted.

East Metro Youth Services

Mental Health

1200 Markham Road (at Ellesmere) 2nd floor
416 438-3697 Ext. 360

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check www.emys.on.ca for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Family Counselling Services of Peel

Mental Health

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check https://fspeel.org/ for details.

Free walk-in Counselling is available without having to book an appointment. Meet with our professional and qualified multicultural staff for support, advocacy and referrals to other available services.

Family Services Toronto

Mental Health

Various locations.

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check https://familyservicetoronto.org/our-services/programs-and-services/counselling/ for details and location.

To book an appointment, call 416-595-9618

 Offers both free walk-in counselling and by-appointment counselling for individuals, families and couples. 

$ For longer-term counselling, fees charged on sliding scale, depending on service.


The 519

Mental Health

519 Church Street
416-392-6874
http://www.the519.org/programs/community-counselling

Provides LGBTQ-focussed programs, services, and resources, including free, short-term counselling to individuals and couples.

Griffin Centre Mental Health Services

Mental Health

1126 Finch Ave West, Unit 16 416-222-4380 or email walk-in@griffincentre.org

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check http://www.griffin-centre.org/ for details.


Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and individuals 29 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required

Psy-Vitaliti

Mental Health

https://psyvitaliti.ca/

Provide secure online video conferencing at a preferred student rate, so UTGSU Health Plan members can consult a psychologist in the privacy and comfort of their own home.

$ Fees vary, depending on service. Consult your UTGSU Health Plan Benefits.

Skylark (formerly: Oolagen Community Services)

Mental Health

65 Wellesley Street E.
Unit 500

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check http://www.skylarkyouth.org/what-we-do/programs-counselling-services/walk-in-clinics/ for details.


Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Woodgreen Community Services

Mental Health

815 Danforth Avenue (at Donalds), Suite 100 416-572-3575

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check http://woodgreen.org/ServiceDetail.aspx?id=266 for details.

Offers free, immediate counselling on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings to address a wide range of concerns.

Yorktown Child & Family Centre

Mental Health

2010 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 300
416-394-2424

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check http://www.yorktownfamilyservices.com for details.


Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Youthlink

Mental Health

636 Kennedy Road, Scarborough
416-967-1773

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check http://youthlink.ca/welcome-scarborough/services/whats-up-walk-in/ for details.


Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Distress Centre

Safety, Mental Health

416-408-4357
(24/7/365)

A confidential help-line available 24/7/365 to people in emotional distress.

Gerstein Centre

Safety, Mental Health

416-929-5200
(24/7/365)

24-hour community based crisis service for serious mental health issues.

Good2Talk

Safety, Mental Health

1-866-925-5454
(24/7/365)

If you're 25 or under, access free, professional and confidential counselling support via this hotline.

Suicide Prevention Service

Safety, Mental Health

1-833-456-4566 / text 45645 / chat http://crisisservicescanada.ca/ (24/7/365)

Provides toll-free, 24/7 suicide crisis support to anyone in Canada.

Trans Life Line

Safety, Mental Health

1-877-330-6366
(24/7/365)

A crisis hotline for trans and gender non-conforming individuals.

Have you experienced sexual violence or sexual assault?

Safety

Near UTSG: Women's College Hospital Acute Ambulatory Care Unit, 
Rm 1256 
416-323-6040

Visit a Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre immediately for help with next steps, medical treatment, support, and the option to have a Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit exam.

Have you experienced sexual violence or sexual assault?

Safety

Near UTSC: Scarborough Hospital - Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre
416-495-2555

Visit a Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre immediately for help with next steps, medical treatment, support, and the option to have a Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit exam.

Have you experienced sexual violence or sexual assault?

Safety

Near UTM: Trillium Health Centre - Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services. 905-848-7493

Visit a Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre immediately for help with next steps, medical treatment, support, and the option to have a Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit exam.

Museum + Arts Pass

Family

Toronto Public Library locations
https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/museum-arts-passes/

Sign out a Sun Life Financial MAP Pass with your adult library card and you and your family can get free admission to many Toronto museums and other cultural attractions.



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ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Legend: *graduate students only

*Graduate Centre for Academic Communication (GCAC)

St. George

704 Spadina Ave, 2nd floor (west side of Spadina, north of Sussex)
416-946-7485
email sgs.gcac@utoronto.ca

http://uoft.me/GCAC

GCAC offers five types of support designed to target the needs of both native and non-native speakers of English: non-credit courses, single-session workshops, individual writing consultations, writing intensives, and a list of additional resources for academic writing and speaking.
While the workshops function on a drop-in basis, writing centre consultations require an appointment, and courses and writing intensives require registration.

Learning Strategists

Note: see OTHER category for additional supports at UTM and UTSC

St. George

Academic Success

Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College Street, Room 150 (Main floor)

https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/asc/hours (and see other St. George campus locations)

Learn to manage time and address procrastination issues and stress; develop new strategies, and improve your research, writing, and presentation skills.


*Library services & resources for graduate students

St. George

https://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/library-services-and-resources-graduate-students

Learn research tools, how to get one-on-one support, how to prepare for publication, and more!

*1-on-1 Writing Consultation

St. George

http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/currentstudents/Pages/Writing-Centre.aspx

One-on-one consultations are available for graduate students who seek individualized assistance with their writing. In these sessions, trained instructors work with you to improve your capacity to plan, write, and revise your academic assignments. Instructors do not edit for you; they teach you to revise and edit your own work.

ACCESSIBILITY

Accessibility Services

St. George

455 Spadina Avenue, 4th Floor,
Suite 400
416-978-8060
https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/as

Provides academic accommodations and supports to assist students during a master's and doctoral degree program. Register with AS to request accommodations.

AccessAbility Services

UTSC

Room S302 (Science Building)
1265 Military Trail, Scarborough
416-287-7560
http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~ability/

Provides individualized services and academic accommodations to students who have a documented learning, physical, sensory, mental health disability or medical condition.

AccessAbility Services

UTM

2037 Davis Building
905-569-4699
https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/accessability/

Provides services and academic accommodations to students who have a temporary or permanent and documented learning, physical, sensory, mental health disability or medical condition. 

HEALTH & DENTAL

Legend: $ fees may apply; *graduate students only

Health & Wellness Centre

St. George

214 College Street, 2nd Floor, Koffler Student Services Centre
416-978-8030
https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/hwc


General health services include health check-ups, prescriptions, allergy shots, immunizations, birth control, documentation of illness for exam deferral, specialist referrals etc.

$ You will be responsible to pay for certain services not covered by OHIP of UHIP.

University of Toronto St. George Campus Student Referral Guide

St. George

Download: http://studentlife.utoronto.ca/system/files_force/SLC2463_Resource Referral Guide_AODA.pdf?download=1?

This guide is intended to help campus community members make appropriate and meaningful referrals to resources and supports available on campus.

UTSC Health & Wellness Centre

UTSC

1265 Military Trail, Room SL-270
416-287-7065
utsc.utoronto.ca/hwc

Medical, nursing, counselling, health promotion and education services are available for any UTSC student with a current student card and a valid health card.

$ You will be responsible to pay for certain services not covered by OHIP of UHIP.

UTM Health and Counselling Centre

UTM

Room 1123A, Davis Building, 3359 Mississauga Rd. N. Mississauga, ON 905-828-5255
https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/health/our-services/medical-care

Staff are comfortable discussing all topics related to student health and wellness, including personal counselling or group counselling.

$ You will be responsible to pay for certain services not covered by OHIP or UHIP.

*Teaching Assistants' Health Insurance

all campuses

180 Bloor Street West, Suite 803 (CUPE Downtown Office)
416-593-7057
cupe3902.org

Did you know that Teaching Assistants have additional coverage through CUPE 3902? Contact the union directly for details.

UHIP (University Health Insurance Program)

all campuses

St. George campus office: 33 St.George St., Centre for International Experience 416-978-0290 / uhip.information@utoronto.ca

https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/cie/uhip

A mandatory health insurance plan for all international and exchange students enrolled in an Ontario university. Enrolment is automatic; the coverage charge will be listed on your student account on ACORN.

*University of Toronto Graduate Students' Union (UTGSU) Health and Dental Insurance Plans

all campuses

16 Bancroft Ave.
416-978-8465
https://www.utgsu.ca/insurance

If you need assistance regarding coverage, opt-outs, and enrolments, call UTGSU Studentcare 1-866-358-4436 or visit www.studentcare.ca

Designed to provide many important services and cover expenses such as prescription drugs, health practitioners, medical equipment, travel health coverage, which are not covered by a basic health-care plan (i.e. OHIP) or the equivalent (such as UHIP for international students). 

*SGS Voluntary Leave of Absence

all campuses

http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/currentstudents/Pages/Leave-of-Absence.aspx

Applying for a voluntary leave of absence would allow you a one, two or three session leave that is not included in your time limit for completion of your degree.

Dental Care

community

101 Elm Street,
416-864-8000
uoft.me/dentalclinic

Dental services performed by supervised dentistry students Services include pediatric, emergency and general dentistry, and orthodontics.

$ Reduced rates; dental insurance plans accepted.

MENTAL HEALTH

Legend: $ fees may apply; *graduate students only

*Graduate Counselling Services & Workshops at SGS

Offered in partnership with the Health & Wellness Centre

St. George

63 St. George Street, 2nd floor
Book through the Health & Wellness Centre
416-978-8030 (and select option 5)
http://uoft.me/gradcounselling

SGS Wellness Counsellors offer brief
counselling services for graduate students five days a week and lead bimonthly wellness workshops. Build coping skills to help you meet the
demands of your academic and personal life.

*Graduate Conflict
Resolution Centre (CRC)

A collaboration between SGS, UTGSU, and Student Life

all campuses

416-978-8920
gradcrc.utoronto.ca

Talk confidentially with a trained Grad-to-Grad (G2G) peer advisor about any academic issue.
G2Gs will listen and help you understand your options and available resources. Drop-in hours and one- on-one appointments offered.

OISE Psychology Clinic

St. George

252 Bloor Street West
Suite 7-296
416-978-0620
http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/psychservices/

Provides comprehensive assessment and intervention services to children and adolescents, and assessment and counselling services to adults.Services typically provided by students doing their clinical training under supervision.

$ Fees vary, depending on service.

Health & Wellness Centre

St. George

214 College Street, 2nd Floor, Koffler Student Services Centre
416-978-8030
https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/hwc


General health services include health check-ups, prescriptions, allergy shots, immunizations, birth control, documentation of illness for exam deferral, specialist referrals etc.

$ You will be responsible to pay for certain services not covered by OHIP of UHIP.

Office of Health Professionals Student Affairs (OHPSA)

St. George & UTM

UTSG: FitzGerald Building , 150 College Street, Room 121
UTM: Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex , 3359 Mississauga Road, 2nd Floor

416.978.2764
http://www.md.utoronto.ca/student-resources

Supports students enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine with services in the areas of personal counselling & student wellness, career development, academic coaching, service learning and community outreach.

UTGSU Health & Dental Plan

all campuses

Consult the Benefits Booklet 

The UTGSU Health & Wellness Plan covers the cost of a psychologist or clinical counsellor up to $500 per policy year. The practitioner must be a licensed psychologist or have a Master's degree in Social Work.

UTSC Health & Wellness Centre

UTSC

1265 Military Trail, Room SL-270
416-287-7065
utsc.utoronto.ca/hwc

Medical, nursing, counselling, health promotion and education services are available for any UTSC student with a current student card and a valid health card.

$ You will be responsible to pay for certain services not covered by OHIP of UHIP.

UTM Health & Counselling Centre

UTM

Room 1123A, Davis Building, 3359 Mississauga Rd. N. Mississauga, ON 905-828-5255
https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/health/our-services/medical-care

Staff are comfortable discussing all topics related to student health and wellness, including personal counselling or group counselling.

$ You will be responsible to pay for certain services not covered by OHIP of UHIP.

*Gradlife

St. George

21 Sussex Drive + various locations
416-946-0148
gradlife.utoronto.ca

Gradlife provides programs to help grad students build skills, get support, and meet other grad students. Take advantage ofthe Grad Talks, Grad Escapes, and Grad Connectiosn programs, and stay connected with UofTGradlife on Facebook, @UofTGradlife, and blogs.studentlife.utoronto.ca/gradlife

*Grad Minds

UTGSU resource

St. George

gradminds.ca

Graduate students provide mental health-related resources and services to peers, advocate for graduate students' mental health, and create community partnerships.

*Healthy Grad Crew

A program of the Health & Wellness Centre

St. George

416-978-8037
uoft.me/healthygradcrew

Graduate students provide health education for graduate students, focusing on mental health, relationships with supervisors, school-to-work transition, and balanced living.

*Mindful Moments

St. George

Grad Room, 66 Harbord St and other locations
uoft.me/mindfulmoments

Increase your relaxation and resiliency by learning how to be mindful.

University of Toronto
St. George Campus
resource referral guide

St. George

Download: http://studentlife.utoronto.ca/system/files_force/SLC2463_Resource Referral Guide_AODA.pdf?download=1?

This guide is intended to help campus community members make appropriate and meaningful referrals to resources and supports available on campus.

*SGS Voluntary Leave of Absence

all campuses

http://uoft.me/SGSleave

Applying for a voluntary leave of absence would allow you a one-, two- or three-session leave that is not included in your time limit for completion of your degree.

Mental Health Framework

all campuses

mentalhealth.utoronto.ca

U of T's commitment to student mental wellness includes everyone. From student leaders to faculty and staff, we all have roles to play in ensuring student mental wellness. Explore the 22 recommendations across five key areas to discover how you fit in.

ConnexOntario

community

1-866-531-2600
(24/7)
http://www.connexontario.ca/

Provides access to addiction, mental health, and problem gambling services. Service in multiple languages (interpreters available).

East Metro Youth Services

community

1200 Markham Road (at Ellesmere) 2nd floor
416 438-3697 Ext. 360

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check www.emys.on.ca for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Family Counselling Services of Peel

community

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check https://fspeel.org/ for details.

Free walk-In Counselling is available without having to book an appointment. Meet with our professional and qualified multicultural staff for support, advocacy and referrals to other available services.

Family Services Toronto

community

Various locations.

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check https://familyservicetoronto.org/our-services/programs-and-services/counselling/ for details and location.

To book an appointment, call 416-595-9618

  Offers both free walk-in counselling and by-appointment counselling for individuals, families and couples.

$ For longer-term counselling, fees charged on sliding scale, depending on service.

The 519

community

519 Church Street
416-392-6874

http://www.the519.org/programs/community-counselling


Provides LGBTQ-focussed programs, services, and resources, including free, short-term counselling to individuals and couples.

Griffin Centre Mental Health Services

community

1126 Finch Ave West, Unit 16 416-222-4380 or email walk-in@griffincentre.org

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check http://www.griffin-centre.org/ for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and individuals 29 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Psy-Vitaliti


community

https://psyvitaliti.ca/

Provide secure online video conferencing at a preferred student rate, so UTGSU Health Plan members can consult a psychologist in the privacy and comfort of their own home.

$ Fees vary, depending on service. Consult your UTGSU Health Plan Benefits.

Skylark (formerly: Oolagen Community Services)

community

65 Wellesley Street E.
Unit 500

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check http://www.skylarkyouth.org/what-we-do/programs-counselling-services/walk-in-clinics/ for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Woodgreen Community Services

community

815 Danforth Avenue (at Donalds), Suite 100 416-572-3575

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check http://woodgreen.org/ServiceDetail.aspx?id=266 for details.

Offers free, immediate counselling on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings to address a wide range of concerns.

Yorktown Child & Family Centre

community

2010 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 300
416-394-2424

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check http://www.yorktownfamilyservices.com for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Youthlink

community

636 Kennedy Road, Scarborough
416-967-1773

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check http://youthlink.ca/welcome-scarborough/services/whats-up-walk-in/ for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

SAFETY

Legend: $ fees may apply

Campus Community Police

St. George

416-978-2222
(24/7/365)

Report assault or immediate danger of assault, fighting, suspicious persons or trespassers, sexual assault, theft in progress, collision/disabled vehicle, etc.

Campus Community Police

UTSC

416-978-2222
(24/7/365)

Report assault or immediate danger of assault, fighting, suspicious persons or trespassers, sexual assault, theft in progress, collision/disabled vehicle, etc.

Campus Community Police

UTM

905-569-4333
(24/7/365)

Report assault or immediate danger of assault, fighting, suspicious persons or trespassers, sexual assault, theft in progress, collision/disabled vehicle, etc.

Centre for International Experience Safety Abroad

all campuses

416-946-3929

OR

24-hour hotline reached through Campus Police at 416-978-2222

Students participating in University-sanctioned international activities have access to Safety Abroad Office (SAO) emergency services. The SAO works closely with various Student Life offices and the High Risk team to provide you with supports while overseas and can assist you if you need to return home.

Community Safety Office

all campuses

416-978-1485

OR

24-hour hotline reached through Campus Police at 416-978-2222


For personal safety issues, including stalking and harassment, bullying, domestic and family violence, workplace conflict and volatile behaviour.

Emergency Phones

St. George

See map.utoronto.ca for locations

Emergency call stations connect you directly to the Campus Community Police dispatch centre. You can also make free emergency calls from Bell pay phones on campus. Check online for a map of phone locations.

Emergency Phones

UTSC

See utsc.utoronto.ca/police/emergency-phone-locations for locations

Emergency call stations connect you directly to the Campus Community Police dispatch centre. You can also make free emergency calls from Bell pay phones on campus. Check online for a map of phone locations.

Distress Centre

community

416-408-4357
(24/7/365)

A confidential help-line available 24/7/365 to people in emotional distress.

Gerstein Centre

community

416-929-5200
(24/7/365)

24-hour community based crisis service for serious mental health issues.

Good2Talk

community

1-866-925-5454
(24/7/365)

If you're 25 or under, access free, professional and confidential counselling support via this hotline.

Suicide Prevention Service

community

1-833-456-4566 / text 45645 / chat http://crisisservicescanada.ca/(24/7/365)

Provides toll-free, 24/7 suicide crisis support to anyone in Canada.

Trans Life Line

community

1-877-330-6366
(24/7/365)

A crisis hotline for trans and gender non-conforming individuals.

Have you experienced sexual violence or sexual assault?

Near St. George campus

Near UTSG: Women's College Hospital Acute Ambulatory Care Unit,
Rm 1256
416-323-6040


Visit a Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre immediately for help with next steps, medical treatment, support, and the option to have a Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit exam.

Have you experienced sexual violence or sexual assault?

Near UTSC campus

Near UTSC: Scarborough Hospital - Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre
416-495-2555

Visit a Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre immediately for help with next steps, medical treatment, support, and the option to have a Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit exam.

Have you experienced sexual violence or sexual assault?

Near UTM campus

Near UTM: Trillium Health Centre - Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services. 905-848-7493

Visit a Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre immediately for help with next steps, medical treatment, support, and the option to have a Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit exam.

Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Centre

St. George

702 Spadina Avenue
416-978-2266

If your situation is not urgent, call the Centre, or initiate contact through this form: https://safetyandsupport.utoronto.ca/sexual-violence-form/

Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Centre

UTSC

Rm 141, Environmental Science & Chemistry Building,
416-978-2266

If your situation is not urgent, call the Centre, or initiate contact through this form: https://safetyandsupport.utoronto.ca/sexual-violence-form/

Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Centre

UTM

Rm 3094G, Davis Building
416-978-2266

If your situation is not urgent, call the Centre, or initiate contact through this form: https://safetyandsupport.utoronto.ca/sexual-violence-form/

Multicultural Women Against Rape

community

416-597-8808
(24/7/365)

Free 24/7 crisis line with private and confidential crisis intervention / support services. LGBTQ Safe Space.

Ontario Victim Support Line

community

416-314-2447
(24/7/365)

24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line for women who have experienced abuse with service in over 200 languages spoken.

Schlifer Clinic

community

416-323-9149
(24/7/365)

The Barbra Schlifer Clinic offers legal representation, professional counselling and multilingual interpretation to women who have experienced abuse.

Hostel Services, Central Intake


all campuses

416-397-5637

For emergency shelter.

TravelSafer


St. George

416-978-7233
http://campuspolice.utoronto.ca/walksafe/

Provides safe escort for students walking or travelling alone between University buildings, parking lots and transit stops near campus.

TravelSafer

UTSC

416-287-7022

Provides safe escort for students walking or travelling alone between University buildings, parking lots and transit stops near campus.

TravelSafer

UTM

905-607-7233

Provides safe escort for students walking or travelling alone between University buildings, parking lots and transit stops near campus.

University of Toronto St. George campus Resource Referral Guide

St. George

Download:
http://studentlife.utoronto.ca/system/files_force/SLC2463_Resource Referral Guide_AODA.pdf?download=1?

This guide is intended to help campus community members make appropriate and meaningful referrals to resources and supports available on campus.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Legend: *graduate students only

*University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP)

all campuses

St. George campus office: 33 St.George St., Centre for International Experience 416-978-0290 / uhip.information@utoronto.ca

https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/cie/uhip

A mandatory health insurance plan for all international and exchange students enrolled in an Ontario university. Enrolment is automatic; the coverage charge will be listed on your student account on ACORN.

*Centre for International Experience (CIE) Transition Advisor

St. George, multiple locations


https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/cie/transition-advising

Make an appointment on CLN;
Drop by office hours
Email an advisor
Drop by Room 204, 33 St. George Street, OR Call 416-978-1754


Get help adjusting to Canada, building your new community, and accessing university services! Talk with CIE's Transition Advisor.

*International Students' Caucus (UTGSU)

St. George

16 Bancroft Ave
416-978-2391
https://www.utgsu.ca/committees-caucuses/international-students-caucus/

Coordinates meetings and events focussing on such issues as funding, academics, immigration, health insurance, and more.

*SGS International Portal

St. George

http://uoft.me/sgsinternational

An online resource that connects prospective and current international graduate students to tricampus resources & services.

List of Doctors, Hospitals, and Labs Accepting UHIP

community

Download pdf

Have UHIP? Find out where you can access medical care in the Toronto community.

211 Toronto Central

community

https://www.211toronto.ca/
Call 211 (local calls)
Text 2166 (M-F 2-9 pm)
Live Chat (M-F, 2-9 pm)

This website of over 20,000 community, health, social and related government services is a reliable resource for anyone looking for human services in Toronto. Searchable by language.

ConnexOntario

community

1-866-531-2600
(24/7)
http://www.connexontario.ca/

Provides access to addiction, mental health, and problem gambling services. Service in multiple languages (interpreters available).

FAITH & SPIRITUALITY

Campus Chaplains Association

all campuses

416-946-3119
http://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/mf/chaplains

  A multi-faith organization that reflects the multi-ethnic and multi-faith complexion of the University of Toronto. Will facilitate rites of passage weddings, funerals, memorial services.

Elder in Residence and Traditional Teacher in Residence

St. George


First Nations House
North Borden Building     
563 Spadina Avenue, 3rd Floor
416-978-8227
http://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/fnh/elders

Meet with Elders and Traditional Teachers for support, guidance and teachings.

Multi-Faith Centre for Spiritual Study and Practice

St. George

569 Spadina Avenue
416-946-3120
http://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/mf

Supports the spiritual well-being of students, staff and faculty through interfaith dialogue and other activities that help to increase our understanding of and respect for religious beliefs and practices.

Multi-Faith Spaces Around Campus

St. George

http://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/mf/other-spaces

Several multi-purpose spaces on St. George campus are suitable for prayer, meditation and other spiritual practices.

University of Toronto St. George campus Resource Referral Guide

St. George

Download:
http://studentlife.utoronto.ca/system/files_force/SLC2463_Resource Referral Guide_AODA.pdf?download=1?

This guide is intended to help campus community members make appropriate and meaningful referrals to resources and supports available on campus.

FAMILY

Legend: *graduate students only

*Grad Student Parent Meet ups

A collaborative initiative of the Family Care Office, University of Toronto Graduate Students' Union, Grad Life and Hart House

St. George

http://familycare.utoronto.ca/events/discussion-groups/#970

All U of T graduate student parents and expectant graduate students are welcome to attend these weekly opportunities to connect and unwind with other U of T graduate students who have or are about to have children. Share resources, get support and enjoy relaxing craft activities!

*Guide for Graduate Students with Family Responsibilities

all campuses

Download pdf guide

Download this list of resources and contacts to help you manage family responsibilities.

*SGS Leave of Absence Policy for Parental Leave

all campuses

http://uoft.me/1Wg

New parents may apply to their graduate coordinator for a one-session to three-session leave of absence at the time of pregnancy, birth or adoption to provide full- time care during a child's first year.

*SGS Parental Grant

all campuses

http://uoft.me/SGSparental

Doctoral students within the funded cohort may apply for this fund that helps offset the loss
of funding as a result of taking an approved parental leave of absence at the time of birth or adoption.

Child & Youth Athletic Programs

St. George

https://kpe.utoronto.ca/children-and-youth

Recreational athletic programs for kids, including Camp U of T and Junior Blues, offered by U of T's Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education.

$ Fees apply.

Family Care Office

St. George

214 College Street (Koffler Student Services Building)
416-978-0951
http://familycare.utoronto.ca/

Find on- and off-campus child care services, and access confidential guidance, resources, referrals, educational programming and advocacy on family-related issues.

Family Resource Centre at the University of Toronto Early Learning Centre

St. George

7 Glen Morris Street
elc.utoronto.ca

A child and parent drop-in centre on the St. George campus for children up to five years of age. No registration required.

Family Study Space in Robarts Library


St.George

Robarts Library, 130 St. George St., 9th floor

To learn more about the space and to register, visit: https://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/family-study-space-robarts.

A space for current students, faculty members, visiting scholars, and staff at U of T who have children 12 years old or under.


Student Family Housing

St. George

30 & 35 Charles Street West
studentfamilyhousing.utoronto.ca

A family-oriented residence reserved for U of T students with partners and/or children, located near Yonge and Bloor.

$ Fees apply

University of Toronto St. George Resource Referral Guide

St. George

Download: http://studentlife.utoronto.ca/system/files_force/SLC2463_Resource Referral Guide_AODA.pdf?download=1?

This guide is intended to help campus community members make appropriate and meaningful referrals to resources and supports available on campus.

N'sheemaehn Child Care Centre

UTSC

http://childcare.utsc.utoronto.ca/

Located on UTSC campus, this childcare centre aims to not-for-profit Centre is dedicated to providing a happy & positive learning environment for the children in our care.

$ Fees apply.

UTM - Childcare Resources

UTM

utm.utoronto.ca/childcare

A variety of child care information and support is available to UTM students, staff and faculty who are parents, foster parents or legal guardians of children.

UTM - Early Learning Centre

UTM

1900 Outer Circle (Leacock Lane Residence)
905-569-4422
elc.utoronto.ca

Both full-time and part-time care are available, with first priority given to UTM students, staff and faculty. Potential UTM users are encouraged to sign up for the waiting list.

$ Fees apply

Museum + Arts Pass

community

Toronto Public Library locations
https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/museum-arts-passes/

Sign out a Sun Life Financial MAP Pass with your adult library card and you and your family can get free admission to many Toronto museums and other cultural attractions.

RECREATIONAL

Legend: $ fees may apply; *graduate students only

Athletic Centre

St. George

55 Harbord Street
416-978-3436 kpe.utoronto.ca/facility/athletic-centre

Features seven gyms, three pools, a strength and conditioning centre, indoor track, dance studio, cardio machines, tennis and squash courts and steam rooms.

$ Fees apply for registered programs and Summer membership. Check SGS Summer Gym Bursary eligibility.

Back Campus Fields

St. George

Back Campus Fields East of St. George/South of Hoskin/West of Tower Road/ North of University College

During non-programmed activity times, access outdoor synthetic turf fields for field hockey, soccer, Ultimate, lacrosse and other field sports

Bikechain

St. George

North Borden Building on Bancroft Avenue across from GSU Pub & Harvest Noon Cafe
(563 Spadina Crescent)
http://bikechain.ca/

Bikechain is a not-for-profit cycling organization based out of University of Toronto St. George campus. We are a hub for cycling activity by providing DIY services, affordable repairs, unique educational opportunities, and a welcoming community of staff and volunteers.

KPE Drop-in & Registered Programs

St. George

Various KPE facilities
kpe.utoronto.ca/sports-and-rec

Drop-in fitness programs, weight training tutorials, diving and skating at KPE facilities (Athletic Centre, Goldring Centre, Varsity Centre).

$ Fees apply for registered programs. To register for programs individuals must be current U of T students who have paid the KPE athletic incidental fees or have a valid membership.

Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport

St. George

100 Devonshire Place 416-946-0400
kpe.utoronto.ca/facility/goldring-centre-high-performance-sport

Provides a 2,000-seat, internationally-rated field house for basketball, volleyball and other court sports, a state-of-the-art strength and conditioning centre, fitness studio, and more.

$ Fees apply for registered programs and Summer membership. Check SGS Summer Gym Bursary eligibility.

Hart House

St. George

7 Hart House Circle
416-978-2452 harthouse.ca/fitness


Open 365 days a year, the Hart House Fitness Centre features a  pool, squash courts, multi-level fitness facilities, suspended indoor track and more.

$ Fees apply for registered programs and Summer membership. CheckSGS Summer Gym Bursary eligibility.

*Intramural Team Sports

Co-funded by the School of Graduate Studies and the University of Toronto Graduate Students' Union

St. George

https://www.utgsu.ca/graduate-student-intramurals/

Free for all graduate students, offering different levels of competition in a variety of sports through leagues and tournaments.

*SGS Gym Bursary

St. George

uoft.me/sgsgym

Beginning mid-May 2018, if you are a full-time doctoral-stream student registered on ROSI for the full Summer 2018 session, simply upload your proof of gym membership payment at a St. George campus facility to the SGS Portal. See http://uoft.me/sgsgym

*University of Toronto Graduate Students' Union (UTGSU) Gym

St. George

To book the space, email gym@utgsu.ca on the last Friday of each month starting at 10 am or call (416) 978-8465.
https://www.utgsu.ca/gym/

The UTGSU gym can be booked for 1 hour per week by graduate students for athletics. The UTGSU gym can also be booked for weekly one-hour sessions for the duration of an entire month.

UTSC - Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC)

UTSC

875 Morningside Avenue
416-283-3211
uoft.me/utscathletics

Offers drop-in and registered fitness classes for all skill levels, aquatics, a climbing wall, outdoor recreation and a tennis club.

$ Fees apply for registered programs. Contact seisner@utsc.utoronto.ca re: Summer membership.

UTM - Recreation, Athletic and Wellness Centre (RAWC)

UTM

1825 Outer Circle
905-828-3714
utm.utoronto.ca/athletics

Sport and fitness activities at UTM are based in the Recreation, Athletic and Wellness Centre (RAWC) in the Williams G. Davis Building.

$ Fees apply for registered programs. Contact anna.reale@utoronto.ca re: Summer membership.

Varsity Blues

St. George

varsityblues.ca

U of T boasts a highly competitive intercollegiate athletics program, with 43 Varsity Blues teams across 25 sports. Varsity Blues games are free to all students with your TCard.

Varsity Centre

St. George

299 Bloor Street West
416-978-6428 kpe.utoronto.ca/facility/varsity-centre

$ Fees apply for registered programs and Summer membership. Check SGS Summer Gym Bursary eligibility.

OTHER

Academic Advocacy

St. George, UTSC, UTM

UTGSU Membership and Advocacy Coordinator
416-946-8699
https://www.utgsu.ca/academic-advocacy/

membership@utgsu.ca


If you are a current graduate student experiencing academic and/or administrative difficulties (including problems with your supervisor, department, or the university; charges of academic misconduct; petitions and appeals; discrimination and oppression), the UTGSU can assist you with advice, information and representation.

Academic Success

St. George

214 College Street, Room 150, main floor
https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/asc

Learn strategies to improve your writing skills and time management, or speak with a Learning Strategist about career options.

University of Toronto St. George Campus Resource Referral Guide

St. George

Download:
http://studentlife.utoronto.ca/system/files_force/SLC2463_Resource Referral Guide_AODA.pdf?download=1?

This guide is intended to help campus community members make appropriate and meaningful referrals to resources and supports available on campus.

Academic Advising & Career Centre

UTSC

Academic Resource Centre, Room AC213

1265 Military Trail, Toronto

If you wish to schedule an appointment with an AA&CC staff member, please call 416-287-7561 or drop by AC213
http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aacc/academic-advising-career-centre

Join a workshop or make an appointment with an Academic & Learning Strategist.

Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre

UTM

http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/asc/graduate-students

Learn strategies to improve your writing skills, TA skills, and more.

*A variety of grad student-only workshops are available for GPS credit.



Languages & Accessibility

Multiple languages - unspecified


211 Toronto Central

Health & Dental, Mental Health, Family, Recreation

https://www.211toronto.ca/
Call 211 (local calls)
Text 2166 (M-F 2-9 pm)
Live Chat (M-F, 2-9 pm)

This website of over 20,000 community, health, social and related government services is a reliable resource for anyone looking for human services in Toronto. Searchable by language.

ConnexOntario

Health & Dental, Mental Health

1-866-531-2600
(24/7)
http://www.connexontario.ca/

Provides access to addiction, mental health, and problem gambling services. Service in multiple languages (interpreters available).

Family Counselling Services of Peel

Mental Health, Community

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check https://fspeel.org/ for details.


Free walk-in Counselling is available without having to book an appointment. Meet with our professional and qualified multicultural staff for support, advocacy and referrals to other available services.

Multicultural Women Against Rape

Safety, Community

416-597-8808
(24/7/365)

Free 24/7 crisis line with private and confidential crisis intervention / support services. LGBTQ Safe Space.

Ontario Victim Support Line

Safety, Community

1-888-579-2888 & 416-314-2447

(24/7/365)


The Victim Support Line (VSL) is a multilingual telephone service that provides information for victims of crime about services available throughout Ontario.

Schlifer Clinic

Safety, Community

416-323-9149
(24/7/365)

The Barbra Schlifer Clinic offers legal representation, professional counselling and multilingual interpretation to women who have experienced abuse.

Arabic


East Metro Youth Services

Mental Health, Community

1200 Markham Road (at Ellesmere) 2nd floor
416 438-3697 Ext. 360

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check www.emys.on.ca for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Armenian


East Metro Youth Services

Mental Health, Community

1200 Markham Road (at Ellesmere) 2nd floor
416 438-3697 Ext. 360

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check www.emys.on.ca for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Cantonese


East Metro Youth Services

Mental Health, Community

1200 Markham Road (at Ellesmere) 2nd floor
416 438-3697 Ext. 360

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check www.emys.on.ca for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Farsi

Legend: $ fees may apply

Family Services Toronto

Mental Health, Community

Various locations.

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check https://familyservicetoronto.org/our-services/programs-and-services/counselling/ for details and location.

To book an appointment, call 416-595-9618

Offers both free walk-in counselling and by-appointment counselling for individuals, families and couples. 

$ For longer-term counselling, fees charged on sliding scale, depending on service.

French

Legend: $ fees may apply

East Metro Youth Services

Mental Health, Community

1200 Markham Road (at Ellesmere) 2nd floor
416 438-3697 Ext. 360

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check www.emys.on.ca for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Family Services Toronto

Mental Health, Community

Various locations.

Extended hours for walk-in services. Checkhttps://familyservicetoronto.org/our-services/programs-and-services/counselling/ for details and location.

To book an appointment, call 416-595-9618

Offers both free walk-in counselling and by-appointment counselling for individuals, families and couples. 

$ For longer-term counselling, fees charged on sliding scale, depending on service.

Hindi


East Metro Youth Services

Mental Health, Community

1200 Markham Road (at Ellesmere) 2nd floor
416 438-3697 Ext. 360

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check www.emys.on.ca for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Mandarin


East Metro Youth Services

Mental Health, Community

1200 Markham Road (at Ellesmere) 2nd floor
416 438-3697 Ext. 360

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check www.emys.on.ca for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Spanish

Legend: $ fees may apply

Family Services Toronto

Mental Health, Community

Various locations.

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check https://familyservicetoronto.org/our-services/programs-and-services/counselling/ for details and location.

To book an appointment, call 416-595-9618

 Offers both free walk-in counselling and by-appointment counselling for individuals, families and couples. 

$ For longer-term counselling, fees charged on sliding scale, depending on service.


Tagalog

Legend: $ fees may apply

Family Services Toronto

Mental Health, Community

Various locations.

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check https://familyservicetoronto.org/our-services/programs-and-services/counselling/ for details and location.

To book an appointment, call 416-595-9618

Offers both free walk-in counselling and by-appointment counselling for individuals, families and couples. 

$ For longer-term counselling, fees charged on sliding scale, depending on service.

Tamil

Legend: $ fees may apply

Family Services Toronto

Mental Health, Community

Various locations.

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check https://familyservicetoronto.org/our-services/programs-and-services/counselling/ for details and location.

To book an appointment, call 416-595-9618

Offers both free walk-in counselling and by-appointment counselling for individuals, families and couples. 

$ For longer-term counselling, fees charged on sliding scale, depending on service.


Urdu


East Metro Youth Services

Mental Health, Community

1200 Markham Road (at Ellesmere) 2nd floor
416 438-3697 Ext. 360

Extended hours for walk-in services. Check www.emys.on.ca for details.

Offers "What's up? Walk-In," a free counselling service for youth and their families. Parents with children and those 24 and younger can access free mental health services -- no health card required.

Accessibility

Accessibility Services

St. George

455 Spadina Avenue, 4th Floor,
Suite 400
416-978-8060
https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/as

Provides academic accommodations and supports to assist students during a master's and doctoral degree program. Register with AS to request accommodations.

AccessAbility Services

UTSC

Room S302 (Science Building)
1265 Military Trail, Scarborough
416-287-7560
http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~ability/

Provides individualized services and academic accommodations to students who have a documented learning, physical, sensory, mental health disability or medical condition.

AccessAbility Services

UTM

2037 Davis Building
905-569-4699
https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/accessability/

Provides services and academic accommodations to students who have a temporary or permanent and documented learning, physical, sensory, mental health disability or medical condition.