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Wellness Resources

Students’ Union Resources:

Food Bank 


Foot Patrol  

  • Foot Patrol is Laurier's multi-campus safe walk-home service. With the slogan "No walk is too long, or too short" Foot Patrol is available on-campus and virtually to ensure that students arrive at their destination safely. 

  • Waterloo: 519-886-FOOT (3668) 

  • Brantford: 519-751-7875 

  • Instagram Waterloo & Instagram Brantford  

Emergency Response Team (ERT) 

  • The Emergency Response Team is a Waterloo campus committee that provides on-call advanced first aid and can be booked for on-site event support by filling out the online booking form.  

  • For Medical Emergencies: (519) 885-3333 ext. 3333 

  • Instagram 

Student Rights Advisory Committee (SRAC) 

  • While in no way legal representation, The Student Rights Advisory Committee is a multi-campus committee that helps provide students with confidential support, information, and education about their rights. This includes Landlord-Tenant Support and Academic Appeals. 

  • Instagram Waterloo & Instagram Brandford 


The Students’ Union is also proud to offer Empower Me

Toll-free 24/7: 1-833-628-5589
powered by Optima Global Health

Undergraduate and graduate students at Wilfrid Laurier University, you have access to additional support through Empower Me, a mental health and wellness service that seeks to contribute to a resilient student community by supporting existing on-campus and community mental health resources.

Empower Me has a number of professionals with various domains of expertise, including psychology, psychotherapy, social work, nutrition, etc., to support you and respond effectively to diverse needs. You can access services via telephone, videoconference, or in-person (when permitted in accordance with public health guidelines and COVID-19 advisories)

Empower Me is:

  • Available 24/7, 365 days a year

  • Confidential

  • Multilingual

  • Culturally sensitive

  • Gender-inclusive

  • Faith inclusive

Empower Me is a confidential support service available 24/7, 365 days a year. No issue is too big or too small – regardless of what you’re experiencing, you’re not alone.

Empower Me FAQ

Laurier Resources: 

Dean Of Students Office 

  • The Dean of Students Office actively works to understand students and help foster conditions that best support academic achievement, personal growth, student well-being, meaningful support, and positive engagement.  

  • Connect with The Dean of Students Office


Laurier Students' Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) 

  • LSPIRG is a registered non-profit organization that helps to develop advocacy tools and avenues for action for both the Waterloo and Brantford campus. LSPIRG offers volunteer opportunities, programming and events, funding opportunities, space for meetings/hangouts, free tech equipment rental, Free Weekly Distro program, tools for community building, and more! 

  • Facebook 

  • Instagram 

Laurier Wellness
Waterloo Campus:

  • M/T/W: 9 am to 7:30 pm | Th/F: 9 am to 4:15 pm

  • 519-884-0710 x 3146

  • 2nd Floor (between Concourse and Dining Hall)

  • Website


Brantford Campus:

Community Resources: 

The Food Bank of Waterloo Region 

  • The Waterloo Food Bank, through community partnerships, obtains and distributes emergency food. In the last years, they helped over 34,000 people access food assistance in the Waterloo Region. 

  • Website 

  • 519-743-5576 

The KW Community Fridge 

  • The Community Fridge KW is a free fridge that provides fresh food for and by the community. It operates 24/7 and 365 days of the year on a take what you need and leave what you can basis.  

  • Instagram 

  • Facebook 

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