15 Getting help from Counselling Services

About Counselling Services

Counselling Services at Niagara College offers free and confidential support in the following areas:

  • Resolving academic difficulties: studying, test preparation, essay writing skills, time management, listening, effective reading, note taking etc.
  • Learning strategies
  • Time and stress management
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Mental health and wellness
  • Peer tutoring referral
  • Personal crisis
  • Substance use/abuse
  • Help define career goals
  • Educational planning
  • Finances
  • Crisis intervention

How do I make an appointment with Counselling Services?

Although campuses are closed, you can still call or email to make an appointment with a counsellor – call WC at 905-735-2211 ext 7778, DJP (NOTL) at 905-641-2252 ext 4409 to request assistance.

Need help now?

If you are in crisis and need help now, please call Distress Centre Niagara:

  • St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and area – 905-688-3711
  • Port Colborne, Wainfleet and area – 905-734-1212
  • Fort Erie and area – 905-382-0689
  • Grimsby, West Lincoln and area – 905-563-6674

Distress Centre Niagara provides emotional support, crisis intervention and suicide prevention by telephone to individuals of all ages who may be experiencing personal, family or other difficulties.

More mental health and crisis resources, including websites and phone numbers, are available here.

Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic



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