Peer Help: About Us

Peer Help Centre-AlignedLogo

About Us


The Peer Help Centre operates as a peer support service and resource centre. The Centre’s mandate is to provide the student community with academic, personal, and social support through resource distribution and short-term peer consultation. The Peer Help Centre services include: tutoring services, Active Listening sessions that occur in person (now on Zoom due to COVID-19) or via the Peer Support Phone Line and Support Chat, the Mentoring for Youth Program, Peer Editing, and Presentation Critiques. The Centre’s primary goal has always been to offer students at the University of Ottawa a judgment-free, confidential, and empathetic environment.

The Seven Services Offered by the Peer Help Centre

*ALL SERVICES ARE CLOSED for the summer except for the Peer Help Tutor Website.


Three Mental Health Support Services 

Three Academic Support Services

Mentoring for Youth Program

The Mentoring for Youth Program is a program where a University of Ottawa student is matched with a high school student in a mentorship. During this mentorship the Peer Mentor volunteers provide academic, emotional and social support.

Our Team

Christina Roy | Portraits

Christina Roy
Peer Help Coordinator

Elietra Samuel

Elietra Samuel
Mentoring for Youth Supervisor

Adaleide Kissoon

Adaleide Kissoon
Peer Support Supervisor


Jasmine Tu
Marketing and Events Supervisor