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Important:

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.

BCIT Resources for Staff and Students

Sexual Violence and Misconduct Response Team

Safety Security and Emergency Management (“SSEM”):

They are available  24 hours a day, 7 days a week at: 604-451-6856. Also accessible by Code Blue or campus emergency telephones).

Respect, Diversity, and Inclusion Office:

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 

Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships offers Indigenous resources for BCIT faculty, staff, students, and external participants. Phone: 604-432-8474.

BCIT Resources for Students

Student Health Services

Provides medical services to all BCIT students by appointment only. Phone: 604-432-8608.

Counselling and Student Development
Free and confidential counselling for BCIT students. Phone: 604-432-8608.

Student Association Advocate

Provides trauma-informed support and unbiased information/guidance about students’ rights and responsibilities.
Phone: 604-432-8279
Emails: advocacy@bcitsa.ca
Website: Student Life Office

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.

Student Housing Office

Phone: 604-432-8677

Associate Director of Student Life

Phone: 604-431-4972

Early Assist

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.

BCIT Resources for Staff

BCIT Human Resources Department
Phone: 604-432-8394

Employee Family Assistance Program

Free, confidential counselling services for eligible BCIT employees 24/7. Counsellors are available to you 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. Phone: 1-800-663-1142.

A Union Representative:

BCIT FSA

Phone: 604-432-8695 – reception

BCGEU Support Staff
604-456-8064 – Bargaining Unit Chair

BCGEU Faculty

604-432-1162 – Bargaining Unit Chair

Community Resources

SMART (Surrey Mobile Assault Response Team)
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.

VictimLink BC
24/7 multi lingual information and support line that provides information and referrals to anyone who has experienced sexual assaults or crime, and crisis support to anyone who has experienced family or sexual violence, including sexual assault, violence in relationships, elder abuse, and adults who have experienced physical or sexual abuse. Phone: 1-800-563-0808.

Crime Assistance Program
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.

British Columbia Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Provide therapeutic services for men who have been sexually abused at some time in their lives.
604-682-6482.

Qmunity Resource Centre

Provides counselling, resources, programs and peer support to the lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual communities. Qmunity also operates Prideline, a peer support, information and referral helpline. Phone: 604-684-5307 or 1-800-566-1170.

WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre

24/7 immediate crisis assistance, emotional support, information, and referrals for people including cis and trans women, Two-Spirit, trans, and/or non-binary people.
604-255-6344 1-877-392-7583 

Surrey Women’S Centre
24/7 crisis line for people who have experienced sexual violence; assistance with accessing emergency medical, legal, and social services
604-583-1295

Ending Violence Association of BC(EVA BC)

Provincial not-for-profit organization supporting over 240 community-based anti-violence programs. An online directory can help you find support services throughout BC.

Fraser Health Youth Clinics

Provides health information and support to individuals under 21.