The Community Safety Office is a University of Toronto Equity Office and Tri-Campus service that offers short-term support and assistance to students, staff, and faculty members of the University of Toronto community who have experienced personal safety concerns including:

  • Stalking and Harassment
  • Bullying and Intimidation
  • Threats
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Family Violence
  • Workplace Conflict and Volatile Behavior

Community Safety Office Mandate

The Office responds to all personal safety concerns by:

  • Addressing the complaint
  • Assessing the personal and community safety risks
  • Providing a continuum of intervention options that the complainant can explore in order to address their personal safety concern(s)
  • Presenting information about the particular issue experienced
  • Co-creating a safety plan
  • Referring and working in partnership with various offices in order to address the individual’s personal safety concerns

Additionally, the Office:

  • Provides consultation to those dealing with difficult behavior
  • Facilitates women’s self-defense sessions
  • Organizes Men Against of Violence initiatives
  • Undertakes education and training initiatives relating to broad safety concerns being faced by members of our community

Do you have a situation that is causing you concern?

Contact us for an appointment: 416-978-1485 community.safety@utoronto.ca