The issue of sexual assault and harassment has riveted public attention lately, and many Montrealers are feeling the stress from ongoing or past incidents of sexual coercion and/or violence. If you or someone close to you is suffering, there are many community resources available to provide support and guidance — or simply a non-judgmental sounding board for your stories. Clinique Medic Elle supports the wellbeing of victims. For guidance on available resources and support, contact these organisations.
For adults, children, adolescents, incest survivors, the victim’s family and friends, and practitioners:
Quebec provincial helpline for victims of sexual assault
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
1-888-933-9007 (toll free)
For sexual harassment in the workplace:
The Help and Information Center on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace