Outreach – DC Students Inc.
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What Outreach Services Provides

Outreach Services provides a positive, inclusive space focused on equality, equity and diversity within the campus community and beyond. We offer support, information, referrals, events, and training with a focus on four key areas, or “centres”: Women’s Centre, Pride + LGBTQ Centre, Sexual Health Resource Centre, and the Campus Food Centre.

outreach building

Location/Contact

Location

Oshawa:Student Centre 2nd Floor Room 214
Whitby:Main Building Room 175A

Contact

E-Mail:outreachdcsi@durhamcollege.ca
TEL:905.721.1609 ext: 7615

FAQ

Who can use the Campus Food Centre?

The Campus Food Centre is a food bank available to all Durham College students who need help making ends meet. Alumni are eligible to use the food bank for up to one year after graduation. To access the food bank, students must complete a quick intake form. All information is kept strictly confidential. Students can use the food bank once every two weeks and can access it from Whitby and Oshawa campuses.

What support is available through Outreach Services?

Outreach Services offers a variety of support to our students. No matter what a student is facing, if we can’t help, we’ll find someone who can. Our trained staff provide private, confidential counselling and support to students. We assist students with LBGTQ+ related topics, sexual assault survival, sexual health, mental health issues, healthy relationships, food insecurities, housing-related issues and more. We also work collaboratively with community and campus partners who can assist and provide referrals where necessary. We organize fun inclusive events for the campus community.

What workshops and events does Outreach Services offer?

Outreach Services hosts insightful and educational workshops, led by staff or community professionals. We discuss topics such as time management, communication skills, finance and budgeting, and nutrition. We organize and participate in events like One Billion Rising, World AIDS Day, Social Justice Week, Celebrate Yourself, Campus Pride and more.