University of Toronto

Community Safety Office

416.978.1485 CSO Main Line

The Community Safety Office (CSO) provides assistance to members of the University of Toronto community that are dealing with personal and/or workplace issues that impact their personal safety, such as:

  • Stalking and harassment
  • Bullying, intimidation, threats
  • Domestic violence
  • Family violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Workplace conflict and volatile behavior
  • Thoughts of suicide

The CSO can provide help if:

  • You are experiencing stalking or harassment
  • You are being bullied, intimidated or threatened
  • You are in a controlling or abusive relationship
  • You are living with family violence
  • You have been sexually assaulted
  • You are having thoughts of suicide
  • You are concerned that someone you know is considering suicide
  • You have another safety concern you wish to discuss

For Staff and Faculty:

The CSO acts as a consultant to Staff and Faculty regarding personal and/or community safety concerns.  A consultation may help you determine:

  • The level of risk associated with your safety concern and the need for intervention
  • The course(s) of action, as well as the next steps, that you can take in response to your safety concern
  • The types of support and resources available to assist an individual that you are concerned about

You can expect the following from the Community Safety Office:

  • Confidentiality
  • A safe and supportive environment
  • A respectful and non-judgemental approach to your concerns
  • Timely support 
  • Safety planning
  • Advocacy and referral
  • Documentation
  • Follow up support

Your Safety Matters

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