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There are three main offices that provide Accessibility Services at Ryerson University.
RyeACCESS is student run and operated. During the fall and winter terms, RyeACCESS is staffed by three part-time students to host events, services and campaigns. Any student can get involved with RyeACCESS to help guide the work of the organisation.
Phone: 416-979-5255 ext. 4504
SCC213, 55 Gould Street
In partnership with the Ryerson community, the Access Centre facilitates and supports accessibility and inclusion through education and academic accommodation for the diverse mix of students with disabilities in order for each to fully participate in their academic experience at Ryerson.
350 Victoria Street, Office POD 61
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm
Access Ryerson is a university wide initiative with a goal of removing barriers to the full participation of all community members with disabilities. Built on a principle of shared responsibility, Access Ryerson is comprised of four components. These include an advisory group representing students, staff and faculty from all areas of the university; a variety of working groups focused on barrier removal in specific areas; a coordinating group consisting of working group chairs and advisory group co-chairs addressing common issues, and a steering committee providing senior leadership.
Phone: (416) 979-5000 ext. 4144
As a student at ryerson University, you have the right to appeal decisions made by your professors and University administrators. If you feel that you have been wronged youshould chat with the Student Advocates at your students' union. Make sure to also check their websites for information on policies and prociedures.
Student Issues & Advocacy Coordinator
416-925-5255 ext. 2322
If you feel that you are faced with issues dealing with unfairness but your situation does not necessarily fall into the appeals process, you may wish to contact the Ombudsperson at 416-979-5000 ext. 7450 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHIFT is Ryerson's first-year transition program for students with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. It is a dynamic, holistic, and free program, and open to students attending any university. The program is designed to orient students to post-secondary education, provide learning strategies and the opportunity to develop social connections.
Contact: RyeACCESS | email@example.com | 416.979.5255 x 4504
If you are experiencing distress:
1. Talk to a trusted friend, family member, or if you would rather not speak to someone you know personally, follow these steps: If you are on campus: dial 80 on internal phones for emergency services and the "yellow button" on Bell Phone
2. Call the Centre for Student Development and Counselling @ 416.979.5195 to book an on-call counselling session; call Good2Talk (which is Kids' Help Phone for university students) @ 1.866.925.5454 to speak with a counsellor; call the police department so an officer can speak to you and if necessary take you to an emergency departmen
3. Call a mobile crisis team:
DOWNTOWN at St. Michael's Hospital
located at 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8 @ 416.864.5346
EAST END at the Scarborough Hospital
located at 3050 Lawrence Ave E Scarborough, ON M1P 2V5
(416) 438-2911 or alternative phone numbers
WEST END at Credit Valley Hospital “CVH”
located at 2200 Eglinton Avenue W. Mississauga, ON L5N 2N1
TRILLIUM HEALTH CENTRE, part of CVH
located at 100 Queensway W. Mississauga, ON L5B 1B)
Crisis Intervention Team @ 905.848.7495
NORTH YORK at North York General Hospital
4001 Leslie St. Toronto, ON M2K 1E1
2075 Bayview Ave Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
OTHER DISTRESS LINES & CENTRES
Toronto Distress Centres(416) 408-4357 or 408-HELP
Provided by St. Elizabeth Health Care 24 hours/ 7 days Service borders: South to the lake to Jane, to Eglinton, Eglinton east to Victoria Park, north to Steeles, and west to Hwy 427
St. Joseph’s Hospital Mobile Crisis Team via Police Department (911) 24/7 service, accessible through police (no direct number).
Immediate telephone support emergency or respite housing and hospitalization if needed
Credit Valley Hospital – Mobile Crisis Team
A multi-disciplinary team who provide effective and timely intervention to individuals who have urgent mental health needs staffs these programs.Located at both General and Grace Campus's Emergency Departments.