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Help and support

There are a number of university resources dedicated to keeping you safe, well and connected. If you need help, please reach out.

Support for faculty

Wellbeing

Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

1.800.663.1142
https://www.sfu.ca/human-resources/faculty/benefits/efap.html

The SFU Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) provides confidential, professional assistance to help you or your family members resolve problems that affect your personal and work lives, including but not limited to stress, anxiety and depression; marriage counselling; family conflicts; alcohol and drug dependency; and grief and bereavement.

Critical Incident Support

https://www.sfu.ca/students/health/faculty-staff/cis-guide.html

A Critical Incident (or Significant Event) is a traumatic event that creates a strong emotional reaction. This reaction may interfere with an individual’s ability to manage normal day-to-day activities or have a large negative impact on the people involved or community members that have in some way been involved. Learn about the supports available.

Wellness & Recovery (W&R) office

rtwdm@sfu.ca
http://www.sfu.ca/human-resources/rtw-dm.html

The purpose of the Wellness & Recovery (W&R) office is to help create safe, healthy, inclusive and engaging work environments, reduce absenteeism, and provide meaningful opportunities and accommodations for those with ongoing illness and disabilities.

Multifaith Centre

778.782.3180
ifcadmin@sfu.ca
https://www.sfu.ca/students/multifaith.html

The Multifaith Centre seeks to facilitate living one’s faith, to support the spiritual well-being of students, staff and faculty, and to increase the understanding of and respect for religious beliefs and practices across all three campuses.

Room Finder - Washroom Search

The latest update to SFU Snap and Room Finder allows users to see the locations of washrooms across SFU’s three campuses, as well as filter results to search specifically for accessible and inclusive washrooms. Learn more.

Safety

Bullying & Harassment

bh-support@sfu.ca 
https://www.sfu.ca/srs/work-research-safety/general-safety/bullying-and-harassment.html

If you have witnessed or experienced bullying or harassment on our campuses, please visit SFU’s Bullying & Harassment webpage to learn more about the supports and resources available to you and explore your reporting options, if that is something you wish to consider.

Safety & Risk Services (SRS)

Emergency: 778.782.4500
General Enquiries: 778.782.3100
https://www.sfu.ca/srs

The SRS team responds to incidents involving safety and risk and supports individuals impacted by incidents that affect their safety or wellbeing.

 

Safe Walk

Burnaby: 778.782.3100
Surrey: 778.782.7070
Vancouver: 778.782.5029
https://www.sfu.ca/srs/campus-safety-security/public-safety/safe-walk.html

The Safe Walk Program provides a security escort to support individual safe travel on campus 24/7.

Sexual Violence Support & Prevention Office (SVSPO)

778.782.7233
sv-support@sfu.ca
https://www.sfu.ca/sexual-violence

The SVSPO is a trauma informed and survivor-centered service which offers support to campus community members impacted by sexual violence and misconduct, regardless of when or where the incident took place. It offers confidential support, information and referrals at any SFU campus or an alternate location. The SVSPO also provides educational programming and initiatives.

Your Rights

Human Rights Office (HRO)

778.782.4446
http://www.sfu.ca/humanrights

The HRO handles complaints from students, staff, and faculty under SFU's human rights policy, which prohibits discrimination and harassment.

Faculty Support

Faculty Relations

Suman Jiwani, Specialist, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
778.782.9880
suman_jiwani@sfu.ca
http://www.sfu.ca/faculty-relations.html

On behalf of Faculty Relations, Suman provides consultation, coaching, and conflict-resolution services related to developing and maintaining positive and inclusive workplace environments.