Community members can report any hate incidents (propaganda, slurs, harassment, email harassment, etc.) to Campus Security. Posters, email/phone messages, or other evidence of hate material should not be deleted or destroyed until Security staff have had a chance to review them. In cases of hate propaganda, especially involving organized groups such as the Heritage Front, Security will forward copies of the offensive material to the Kingston Police. In cases involving discrimination or harassment, victims may also be referred, with their consent, to the Human Rights Office.
Campus Security: 613-533-6733 | FAX: 613-533-6198 | Emergencies Only: 613-533-6111
In cooperation with the community, the Kingston Police provides police services which contribute to the maintenance of peace, order, and public safety. The Kingston Police values the diversity of the community and the right of all people to be treated with dignity and respect. Among its many services, the Kingston Police has offices specially trained to recognize and address hate activity. They also have a Kingston Police Services Board Advisory Committee on Race Relations.
Emergencies: 9-1-1 / Non-Emergency Telephone: 613-549-4660 | Administration Fax: 613-549-3111 | Operations Fax: 613-549-7111
The Human Rights Office is an independent office at Queen's, whose mandate is to provide advice, support, and resources, to any community member with concerns in the area of human rights. The Office is mandated to prevent discrimination on these and similar grounds, as well as to educate the Queen's community about human rights issues. The Human Rights office provides a number of services. The office can provide staff, students and faculty with:
For more information, contact the Human Rights Office at 533-6886, or by email at email@example.com.
STOPIT! is a joint initiative of the Human Rights Office, Information Technology Services, the Department of Security, and the Associate Vice Principal and Dean of Student Affairs, aimed at addressing the issue of e-mail harassment. Read moreHERE
The SGPS Student Advisors offer advice and advocacy services to graduate and professional students in issues concerning their well-being while here at Queen's. In addition, they act as an effective referral service for issues and needs that fall outside of our jurisdiction or expertise.
The AMS Peer Support Centre offers confidential peer-based support to all students. Drop-in to the JDUC room 34 or call 613-533-6000 ext 75111 between 2:00-11:30pm, 7 days a week. We also offer support groups.
The Social Issues Commission is committed to designing and developing projects and educational campaigns intended to heighten awareness on a wide variety of social and human rights issues. The Commission is a safe space for people of all ages, abilities, sexual orientation, race and ethnic background, religious affiliations and socio economic status. The Commission also houses the Committee Against Racism and Ethnic Discrimination (CARED) and the Education on Queer Issues Project (EQUIP).
John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC)
Open Monday to Friday (8am to 5pm)
Tel: 533-6000, ext. 74816
EQuIP lobbies for issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-identified rights. It also works to educate the Queen's student body, in an effort to foster a positive and accepting environment in the heterosexual community.
The LGBT YouthLine offers peer-based support, information and referrals specific to your concerns. Call 1-800-268-9668 from 4:00-9:30pm, Sunday to Friday. www.youthline.ca
C.A.R.E.D. has a combined focus of education and advocacy in order to take an affirmative stand against racism and discrimination in the Queen's community and beyond. C.A.R.E.D. strives to provide a positive space for racial and ethnic minorities to discuss issues surrounding racism and also supports the initiatives of cultural groups at Queen's University. The efforts of C.A.R.E.D. help to sustain a comfortable and tolerant environment for all members of the University. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Equity Office is mandated to review and recommend revision to existing policies or new policies in relation to both educational and employment equity, and monitor the University's effectiveness in the administration and implementation of these policies. The Office gives a strong voice at the highest levels of Queen's University's commitment to the achievement of equity.
Health, Counselling and Disability Services offers assistance to Queen's student seeking personal counselling, learning disability assessment and counselling. Student counselling also has a staff specializing in aboriginal counselling, cross-cultural counselling, and counselling for lesbian/gay/bisexual/trans-identified students.
TALK offers a non-judgmental, confidential and anonymous listening service. It is staffed by trained volunteers who believe that listening can be a valuable service for anyone. It also provides workshops on active listening skills and crisis response techniques.
PO Box 1325
Open Everyday, 7pm-7am