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About SARC

The Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC) provides confidential and non-judgmental support and services to Concordia University students, staff and faculty who have been affected by sexual violence.

Through education and raising awareness we are committed to preventing sexual violence on campus and beyond.

Our values

The following values guide our approach to service delivery, outreach and prevention efforts:

  • Survivor-centred. We support survivors in making decisions they identify as the right choices for their individual needs.
  • Feminist. We believe that preventing sexual violence and harassment begins with critically exploring gender expectations, stereotypes and labels.
  • Intersectional. To prevent sexual violence and harassment, we need to explore power imbalances based on racism, sexism, ableism, homophobia, transphobia, and other interrelated expectations and stereotypes.


The Sexual Assault Resource Centre offers support services and prevention programming to all Concordia students, staff and faculty. These include:

  • Crisis intervention and SART response in urgent and complex cases
  • Trauma informed and survivor-centred individual psychotherapy
  • Referral and/or accompaniment to on-and off-campus resources
  • Peer support and psycho-educational groups at our drop-in space
  • Workshops and training on sexual violence prevention and response

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Who we are

Jennifer Drummond

Jennifer (JD) Drummond, Manager

JD is responsible for overseeing service delivery by SARC staff and volunteers to Concordia students, staff and faculty impacted by sexual violence, program development and the creation and delivery of mandatory education on sexual violence prevention and response as required by Bill 151.

JD is a member of the Standing Committee on Sexual Violence and chairs the Sub-Committee on Training and Education. She chairs the Sexual Assault Response Team in urgent and/or complex cases of sexual violence and coordinates a multi-unit response. JD holds a master’s degree in Social Work from McGill University. 

Lindsay Faul

Lindsay Faul, Counsellor

Lindsay provides support, counseling, accompaniment and referral to Concordia students, staff and faculty impacted by sexual violence at any point in their lives. Lindsay’s approach is trauma-informed, survivor-centered, anti-oppressive, and non-judgmental. She holds a masters’ degree in Social Work from McGill University and has over 15 years of experience working in the field. 

Lindsay offers up to 12 sessions of support using Cognitive Processing Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy approaches. Sessions focus on exploring the memory of the traumatic event(s) and its meaning. This may include psycho-education on the impact of a traumatic event in an attempt to identify how these impacts may be interacting with your current emotional state and life stressors. The overall goal is to increase your ability to respond in an adaptive and healthy manner to difficulties that are directly or indirectly related to the trauma experienced.

Mark Underwood

Mark Underwood, Facilitator

Mark develops, delivers and evaluates SARC’s in–person and online education and training on sexual violence prevention and response. Mark is a member of the Training and Education Sub-Committee and assists with the roll-out and logistics of mandatory training as required by Bill 151. Mark holds a Master’s Degree in Human Systems Intervention from Concordia’s Department of Applied Human Sciences and has years of experience facilitating a range of topics.

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Jenna Rose, Project Coordinator

Jenna develops and coordinates special projects and events related to SARC, the Standing Committee on Sexual Violence, and Bill 151. Jenna is a member of the Standing Committee on Sexual Violence, and she supports the administration of the mandatory training and assists with the reporting as required by Bill 151. Jenna holds a bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies and Community, Public Affairs, and Policy Studies from Concordia University. She has 10 years of experience coordinating a varied range of projects and events at Concordia.  

Concordia's Sexual Violence Policy

Since May 20, 2016, Concordia has had a policy on sexual violence that sets out guiding principles regarding sexual violence for the university community and its commitment to creating and maintaining a campus free of such violence.

Read the policy

Sexual Assault Resource Centre

We are open to all Concordia students, staff, and faculty.

Need support or have questions?

Are you in immediate danger?

On campus
Call Campus Security:
514-848-3717 – option 1

Off campus
Call 911 or contact the police
Find your local police station


Sir George Williams Campus
Room H-649 (see map)
Henry F. Hall Building
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.

Monday - Friday:
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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