AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC)

Changes during COVID-19: SASC is not currently operating in person, but they offer phone (604 827 5180), texting (via Signal), email (sasc@ams.ubc.ca), and video (via doxy.me) options. More information here.

SASC exists to provide a wide range of resources and services to people of all genders who have a connection to UBC campus. They provide crisis and short term emotional support, as well as accompaniment to court, appointments, and the Sexual Assault Service at UBC Hospital. Additionally, they provide support groups and engage in education, outreach and advocacy.

How to access SASC:

SASC is located on campus at 6133 University Blvd, Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z1

They are open 8am-10pm, 7 days a week.

Visit in person, or contact them by phone: 604.827.5180

Or by email: sasc [at] ams.ubc.ca

Find out more about them here: https://amssasc.ca/

What happens when I call or drop in?

An employee or volunteer will help you to access resources via the centre, depending on what you need at that time.

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