Student Resources

Professional Organizations

CASW - Canadian Association of Social Workers

CASWE - Canadian Association for Social Work Education (Accrediting body for Social Work programs in Canada

OASW - Ontario Association of Social Workers

OCSSWSSW - Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (Regulating body for Social Workers in Ontario)

Student Support Services

Aboriginal Awareness Centre (Thunder Bay Campus)
RC-0002 807-343-8085

Gender Issues (LUSU Thunder Bay)
SC-0020 (beside LUSU office) 807-343-8879

Good2Talk: Ontario's Post-Secondary Student Helpline:
Call 1-866-925-5454 or dial 2-1-1 anywhere in Ontario

Harassment & Discrimination, Lakehead University:

Lakehead Orillia Wellness Centre (Orillia)

Lakehead University Orillia Pride

Ombudsperson, Scott McCormack at 807-343-8061
UC-2060, Thunder Bay Campus

Pride Central (LUSU, Thunder Bay)
UC-0019B & C (under Agora) 807-343-8813
Sexual Assault Support, Lakehead University

Student Accessibility Services:
Orillia Campus, Lakehead University
OA-1033, 705-330-4008 ext 2103
Thunder Bay Campus, Lakehead University
SC-0003, 807-343-8047

Student Health and Counselling Centre (Thunder Bay)
Prettie Residence 807-343-8361

Volunteer Opportunities

Information Orillia

Volunteer Thunder Bay


CAMH - Centre for Addictions and Mental Health

CERAH - Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health

Centre for Education and Research on Positive Youth Development

Canadian Council on Social Development

Centre for Social Justice

Food Security Research Network


Charity Village

Jobs & Career, Lakehead University

Magnet Today

OASW - Ontario Association of Social Workers
Employment bank for members of OASW: