SASSL exists to provide unbiased and non-judgmental peer support and referrals to survivors of sexual violence. We provide a 24 hour crisis line during the school year and walk-in support at our Student Centre office, in addition to educational outreach programs and information sessions on the York University campus and in the GTA.
Most sexual assaults are committed by someone we know. Whether it’s recent or it happened a long time ago, being at school can bring up issues about sexual assault. Luckily, the campus has several resources that can help you.
University is the perfect place to make friends and build new memories, but just remember: No matter how much you drink, what you’re wearing, or “how far you go” with someone,
SASSL volunteers are trained in a variety of areas to recognize the diversity that shapes everyday life in the GTA. We know that all types of factors influence people’s lives… READ MORE
SASSL was founded in 1995 with the support of the York University administration. The original motivation came from York’s Sexual Harassment Education and … READ MORE
SASSL is looking for enthusiastic folks with an understanding (or a willingness to learn!) about feminism and anti-oppression. Our volunteers come from diverse… READ MORE
In 1999, SASSL became recognized as an important presence on campus when York students elected SASSL to receive a $2.10 tuition levy. The levy is distributed across… READ MORE