Health Resources & Referrals

SASSL cares about you and your health! Whether it is physical health or emotional help, we are here for you. We are not licensed health professionals, but we can refer you to people who may have the answers you’re looking for.

Below are some links that can inform you about health topics such as Safe Sex, STIs, HIV/AIDS, Birth and Pregnancy, Body Image, Alcohol Awareness, Date Rape, and Drugs, to name a few.


Assaulted Women’s Helpline

Telephone support and counselling available in several languages
TTY 416-863-7868 / #7233 on your Bell Mobility phone


Toronto Rape Crisis Centre Crisis Line



Hassle Free Clinic

Hassle Free Clinic, located on Gerrard St. in downtown Toronto, has been operating since 1973. They provide a range of services such as providing birth control, information about sex, sexuality, reproduction, STIs, confidential STI testing and treatment, anonymous HIV testing and support, and more. The Hassle Free Clinic website also provides links to other websites that can give you additional information on topics such as sex, STIs, abortion, and body image.


Sheena’s Place

Sheena’s Place located in downtown Toronto was created in 1993, due to the death of Sheena Carpenter, a young woman with an eating disorder. Sheena’s Place is a center offering services and support for people with eating disorders, including hospital based programs, schools, agencies, therapists, and families. They offer a wide range of support programs for people affected by eating disorders and their families. They are 100% confidential and all the services they provide are free of charge.

Have a question about sexual health? Need help navigating health services at York? Please visit


York U Student Community & Leadership Development Health Education.

The Counselling and Disability Services Centre at York University offers free counselling services to students, faculty, and staff at York University.

Women’s College Hospital offers the Trauma Therapy Program, partly covered by OHIP.

In Peel Region, Trillium Health Centre offers free counselling for survivors in Brampton or Mississauga as part of the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services program.


More Resources for Survivors

  • Courage to Heal by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis


Resources for Those Supporting Survivors

  • Allies in Healing by Laura Davis

Feel free to call SASSL for more resources and referrals.
Crisis Line: 416-650-8056
Office Line: 416-736-2100 ext. 40345


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