Emergency Services for Distressed Residents
If you are distressed or in crisis, it is strongly recommended that you seek guidance from a professional caregiver.
In life threatening situations, call 911 (in the St. John’s metro and Corner Brook regions only) and/or go to the nearest hospital emergency. Hospitals in the St. John's area include:
For a complete list of hospitals and health care facilities outside the St. John’s area, please visit the Department of Health and Community Services website.
Mental Health Crisis Centre (24 hour service)
Health and Community Services - St. John's Region
Crisis Line (24 hour) St. John’s: 709-737-4668 or Province wide: 1-888-737-4668
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
St. John's (24 hour): 709-729-8000
Corner Brook: 709-637-4100
Labrador City: 709-944-7602
Churchill Falls: 709-925-3524
Hearing and Speech Impaired: 1-800-363-4334
Province wide emergencies (24 hour): 1-800-709-7267
Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre
Crisis Line (24 hour) St. John’s 709 726 1411 or Province wide: 1-800-726-2743
Violence Prevention Initiative
Women and men who are the victims of violence can find resources to support them in many regions throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Visit the Violence Prevention Initiative website for an up to date listing of services available.
Suicide prevention information is available from the following website:
Canadian Mental Health Association
Poison Information Centre (24 Hour)
Telephone: 709-722-1110 or province wide: 1-866-727-1110
Campus Enforcement and Patrol
Campus Enforcement and Patrol is responsible for the safety and security of students, residents, University employees, staff and University property. Service is provided 365 days per year, with 24 hour, campus-wide coverage by vehicle and foot patrols. All officers have received training in first aid, CPR and emergency response procedures (fire, bomb threat and medical emergencies). In St. John’s, they can be reached at 864-4100. In Corner Brook,the number for Campus Enforcement is 637-6210.