University of Toronto

Community Safety Office

416.978.1485 CSO Main Line

Community Safety Office Mandate:

The Community Safety Office responds to students, staff, and faculty members of the University of Toronto community who have personal safety concerns.

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, andorganizes MenAgainst of Violence initiatives.

The Community Safety Office offers support and assistance to the members of the university community on a short term basis.

  • The Community Safety Office is a tri-campus service
  • The Community Safety Office is a University of Toronto Equity Office
  • The Community Safety Office collects personal information in accordance with Ontario's Freedom of Information Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA)


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