The Office of EDID would like to help build bridges and connect the King's community to resources on and off campus with links to the work of EDID. We hope you find these resources useful.
The Good To Talk Helpline provides free, confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario 24/7. Services in Mandarin are available. Feel free to share this number with students: 1-866-925-5454 or Text: 686868
Student Emergency Fund - students facing financial hardship resulting from an emergency, accident, or other unexpected critical incident can contact the Dean of Students office at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to receive an application.
The King's Cupboard is located in the basement of the King Student Life Centre. Take what you need! The cupboard is currently restocked by Campus Ministry and ACSD (Support Services), and the initiative is supported by the King's University College Students' Council (KUCSC).
The King's Care Team offers support to any student who seems that they could use a check-in. You can make a referral anytime by emailing Care@kings.uwo.ca and they will reach out to the student to see how they might help.
The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI). Our partnership with CCDI provides King’s employees and students with access to the following benefits:
- CCDI monthly newsletter: November issue
- CCDI Knowledge Repository - Educational and Inclusion Guides
- CCDI monthly webinars
- Big ideas in IDEA: CCDI Consulting's Monthly Newsletter for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility. In the December issue of Big Ideas in IDEA, you will discover the power of self-directed learning and how to create a more inclusive workspace, delve into the history of race and colonialism in Canada, and the strategies of inclusive hiring practices aimed at attracting and hiring a diverse talent pool.
New Cultural Competence eLearning Course by CCDI: In today's globalized world, cultural competence isn't just a buzzword; it's an essential skill. Understanding and appreciating the nuances of different cultures is the key to effective collaboration, business success, and ensuring everyone feels valued. CCDI is offering a new eLearning course that will help you bridge gaps, foster understanding, and create a more inclusive work environment.
- The Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) is committed to connecting Black Businesses in Canada to the Global Black diaspora and the mainstream global markets. They promote local and bilateral trade, resources, information, and cultural exchange for business.
Awards and Scholarships
- Food Support Service for Students - Food Hamper Request form
- A Guide for Inclusive Language
- Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Western
- Guidelines to Working with Indigenous Community Members
- Autism Ontario
- Beyond Conservation: Working Respectfully with Indigenous People and Their Knowledge Systems
- Canadian Jewish Advocacy
- London Health Sciences Centre: Black Health - the Black Health team is creating safer and inclusive spaces at LHSC, addressing inequities in the healthcare system, and improving care experiences and health outcomes for Black people.
- Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
- Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support & Integration (MRCSSI)
- Neurodiversity in the Workplace - Embracing Cognitive Differences to Build an Inclusive Culture
- Whose Land
- Whose Land is a web-based app that uses GIS technology to assist users in identifying Indigenous Nations, territories, and Indigenous communities across Canada. The app can be used for learning about the territory your home or business is situated on, finding information for a land acknowledgment, and learning about the treaties and agreements signed across Canada.