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Sexual Violence

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Sexual Violence


Trent University's Sexual Violence Policy is located here.

On-Campus Resources

Peterborough Campus

Robyn Ocean, Coordinator, Sexual Violence Prevention and Peer Support, Lady Eaton College, N130, robynocean@trentu.ca, 705.748.1011 ext.7792. She will meet with the student to discuss their needs and refer them for further care according to their situation and wishes.

Ruth Walker, Clinical Team Leader, Student Health Services:  705-748-1481, Suite 111- Blackburn Hall.

  • Louise Fish, Director Risk Management, phone (705)748-1011 ext. 7375, email louisefish@trentu.ca  
  • Campus Security 705-748-1328, or ext 1333 in an emergency, email security@trentu.ca
  • Trent Counselling Centre. Blackburn Hall, Suite 113 Phone: (705) 748-1386, email counselling@trentu.ca
  • Trent Housing Services. Blackburn Hall, Suite 129. Phone (705) 748-1011 x 7127, email residence@trentu.ca or contact your residence don/college residence life co-ordinator


Counsellor, Trent University Durham (905) 435-5102 x5024

For Trent Durham's website, click here.

Off-Campus Resources


Women’s Health Care Centre

  • Peterborough Regional Health Centre: 705-743-2121 Ext. 0 and switchboard will contact the on-call Women’s Health Care Centre Registered Nurse. Their Sexual Assault Response team is available twenty-four hours a day through the Emergency Department at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.  If you have been assaulted you can go to: Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Emergency Department, 1 Hospital Drive Peterborough.
  • More information is available at their website here. 

Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

  • Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to supporting those affected by sexual violence.  At the Centre in Peterborough, they offer individual counselling, group counselling and workshops, peer supports, public education and professional training. The office number is 705-748-5901.
  • The Crisis Support Line is a confidential service available 24-hours a day, seven days a week, including weekends and holidays. Unconditional and nonjudgmental support and information is available to individuals of both recent and historical sexual assault, as well as other forms of sexual violence. Give them a call at: 705-741-0260 or toll-free at 1-866-298-7778.
  • Check out their website for more details by clicking here. 

Victim Services Unit


  • Durham Region Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault Care Centre (Lakeridge Health) 905-576-8711
  • Durham Rape Crisis Centre 905-668-9200 24 hour crisis line, and counselling/support groups for recent or past abuse.
  • Herizon House - Ajax-Pickering Women’s Centre 24 hour crisis line. 1-866-437-4066
  • The Denise House (Shelter) – Oshawa 905-728-7311 or 1-800-263-3725 24 hour crisis line for abused women, counselling, children’s programs.
  • Distress Centre Durham 905-430-2522 or 1-800-452-0688 24 hour telephone counselling, crisis and suicide intervention and referral