Womyn’s Centre

Womyn’s Centre

The Womyn’s Centre aims to be a safe (r) space for those who identify as Womyn but also anyone interested in gendered based issues. The Womyn’s Centre provides free male/female condoms, pregnancy tests, menstrual products, and a wealth of resources and material. The centre is home to the only Womyn’s only space on campus. All Womyn can use this quiet space for resting, prayer, breastfeeding, and self-care.

Why the “Y”? The word ‘woman’ refers to ‘of man’ implying that a woman’s identity is inherently reliant on man. We believe that Womyn deserve an identity of their own which is why the Womyn’s Centre embraces and celebrates a women-centred culture. In spelling Womyn with a “Y”, we recognize that womyn have diverse and different identities and roles which are not all defined by a relationships to men (or dictionaries)!

Other Campus Resources

Equity Services
503 Robertson Hall
Sexual assault support services, human rights issues, employment equity

Legal Clinic
6th floor University Centre (GSA office)
Free legal advice for undergraduate students and compensation for survivors of violent crimes

CUSA Foot Patrol
Patrols and safewalks on campus, as well as event safety support
426H University Centre
613-520-4066

Coalition for a Carleton Sexual Assault Centre
Sexual Assault Peer Support Line: 613.620.1030
Facebook page: Coalition for a Carleton Sexual Assault Centre

Off Campus Resources

Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre
613-562-2334
www.orcc.net

Planned Parenthood Ottawa
613-226-3234
Options counselling, pregnancy tests, sexual health resources
www.ppottawa.ca

Family Services Ottawa (Counselling, LGBTQ supports)
613-725-3601
familyservicesottawa.org

Sexual Health Centre
613-234-4641
STI tests & treatment, HIV testing, pregnancy testing
Webpage

Kind (LGBTQ supports)
613-563-4818
kindspace.ca

Ottawa Distress Centre (24-hour help line)
613-238-3311

Sexual Assault Support Centre
613-234-2266
sascottawa.com