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About Us

We are aware that seeing or hearing the name of an abuser can be challenging, not just for survivors but also for family members, for friends of the Society of Jesus, or even for members of the general public. Trained third-party counselors are available to listen to you and support you. This service is free of charge and completely confidential. Please note that the service is for immediate emotional support rather than long-term counselling.

  • If you would be more comfortable speaking to a woman, in French, please contact Hélèlene Côté at
  • If you would be more comfortable speaking to a woman, in English, please contact Anne Macaulay at
  • If you would prefer to speak to a man in English or French, please contact Jeff L. Nayman at

If you would like to speak to a Jesuit, in English or French, please contact Fr. Robert Foliot at

First Nations, Inuit and Métis seeking immediate emotional support can contact the Government of Canada’s Hope for Wellness Help Line toll-free at 1-855-242-3310, or by online chat at The National Indian Residential School Crisis Line provides 24-hour crisis support to former Indian Residential School students and their families toll-free at 1-866-925-4419.

These resources are not the means to make a formal complaint. As always, the Jesuits of Canada encourage any person who has suffered abuse by a Jesuit to notify the appropriate law enforcement or child-protection agency in the location in which the incident took place. They are further encouraged to contact Mr. William Blakeney, the Jesuits Province’s delegate for allegations of misconduct. He can be reached confidentially via email at, or in writing to the Jesuits of Canada, 25 Jarry St W, Montreal, QC H2P 1S6.