If you have English as an alternate language BCIT can assist you in arranging an interpreter to assist you in any meetings you may attend if you so wish.
Campus Support Services
Safety Security and Emergency Management (“SSEM”):
- Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Also accessible by Code Blue or campus emergency telephones
- Phone: 604-451-6856
The RDI department helps BCIT foster a respectful and inclusive working and learning environment through education. The RDI team also provides assistance and support to individuals with concerns of bullying, harassment, and discrimination.
- Phone: 604-432-8409
Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships offers Indigenous resources for BCIT faculty, staff, students, and external participants.
- Phone: 604-432-8474
Provides medical services to all BCIT students by appointment only.
- Phone: 604-432-8608
Free and confidential counseling for BCIT students.
- Phone: 604-432-8608
Provides trauma-informed support and unbiased information/guidance about students’ rights and responsibilities.
- Phone: 604-432-8279
The Student Life Office plays an integral role in connecting students to resources and services that enhance their well-being and enable them to thrive throughout their time at BCIT. This can include assisting with arranging academic accommodations that may be required.
Associate Director of Student Life
- Phone: 604-431-4972
- Phone: 604-432-8677
A confidential service that provides BCIT faculty, staff and students an opportunity to identify students who may be struggling personally or academically, and offer them appropriate support and services at an early stage.
- Phone: 604-451-6863 or 604-432-4972
- Phone: 604-432-8394
Free, confidential, counselling services for eligible BCIT employees. Counsellors are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year.
- Phone: 1-800-663-1142
A Union Representative:
- Phone: 604-432-8695 – reception
BCGEU Support Staff
- Phone: 604-456-8064 – Bargaining Unit Chair
- Phone: 604-432-1162 – Bargaining Unit Chair
Community Support Services
Provides confidential, multilingual telephone service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence
- Phone: 1-800-563-0808
- TTY: 604-875-0885
- Text: 604-836-6381
Confidential health information and advice. Specially trained nurses answer questions about health topics and procedures, identify symptoms, and help you decide when to see a health professional.
- TTY 1-866-889-4700
Mental health support for all students currently registered in a BC post-secondary institution. Free, confidential counseling and community referral services, conveniently available 24/7 via the app, phone and web.
- Toll-free phone: 1-877-857-3397
- Canada-wide direct phone: 604-642-5212
Culturally safe support for Indigenous people anywhere in BC. Available 24/7.
- Phone: 1-800-588-8717
24/7 crisis line for people who have experienced sexual violence; assistance with accessing medical, legal, and social services
- Phone: 604-583-1295
Provides financial benefits to assist anyone who has experienced sexual assaults, their immediate family members, and witnesses in dealing with the effects of violent crime.
- Phone: 1-866-660-3888
You can contact your local police services (non-emergency lines) yourself:
- Burnaby RCMP: 604-294-7922
- Delta Police Department: 604-946-4411
- North Vancouver RCMP: 604-985-1311
- Richmond RCMP: 604-278-1212
- Surrey Police Service: 604-599-0502
- Vancouver Police Department: 604-717-3321
A 24/7 crisis response team that provides medical, legal and social services over the telephone and in-person to anyone who has experienced a physical or sexual assault.
- Phone: 604-583-1295
Provides therapeutic services for men who have been sexually abused at some time in their lives.
- Phone: 604-682-6482
Provides counseling, resources, programs and peer support to the LGBTQ2S+ communities. Qmunity also operates Prideline, a peer support, information and referral helpline.
- Phone: 604-684-5307
- Toll-free phone: 1-800-566-1170
Provincial not-for-profit organization supporting over 240 community-based anti-violence programs. An online directory can help you find support services throughout BC.
- Phone: 604-633-2506
- Toll-free phone: 1-877-633-2505
Provides health information and support to individuals under 21.