Queer-Friendly On-Campus Resources
General Office phone: (604) 291-3181
The SFSS has represented SFU students for over 40 years as a registered not-for-profit organization. They have a goal of uniting student voices, lobbying the University and Governments on student issues, and providing valuable services to all members.
Main GSS Office phone: (778) 782-3899
The GSS is the student society and government for all graduate students at Simon Fraser University. They promote the academic, social, and professional interests of graduate students at SFU. A key part of what the GSS does is provide services to its members.
phone: (778) 782-3670
The Women's Centre is a 24/7 safe space for self-identified women only. It is pro-feminist, pro-choice, trans-inclusive, and sex positive. It is located in the Rotunda near Out on Campus, and has a lounge, kitchen, and library. It also offers peer support for all genders.
phone: (778) 782-4360
SFP!RG is an organization of students and activists that are dedicated to positive environmental and social change. Their lounge and office spans the south side of the Rotunda, where they plan and hold fantastic workshops about everything from bicycle repair to consensus decision making.
Broadcasting commercial-free independent radio to most places in the Lower Mainland and worldwide online.
Teaching Support Staff Union at SFU, a strong ally representing many workers on campus. Their Social Justice Committee develops campaigns, endorses projects/causes, and supports small groups that challenge the root causes of poverty, inequality and injustice.
Health and Crisis Support
The HCS is a free clinic and counselling centre for SFU students, and is located on the bottom level of the Maggie Benston Centre.
24-hour crisis line: 604-872-3311 or 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Online Chat Service: www.YouthinBC.com and www.CrisisCentreChat.ca
Distress Services provide confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
(Some) Off-campus Resources
General inquiries: 604-684-5307 ext. 103
Qmunity, formerly the Centre, is a community resource providing support, health and social services, and public education for the well-being of lesbians, gay men, transgendered and bisexual people and their allies in Vancouver and throughout BC.
Pride UBC is UBC's resource centre for LGBT people and allies. It is located in the UBC Student Union Building in the Resource Group suite on the second floor, room 245C.
A community-based gender-neutral washroom resource. Punch in an address, and discover many public, gender-neutral washrooms. Indicates whether it is gender-neutral or locking single-stall gendered, whether the washroom is accessible, and whether users must make a purchase to use the washroom. Know a washroom on their list? Submit the info and help others use public washrooms safely!