What is Empower Me?

A platform that combines progressive counseling methods and technology


Our mission

Empower Me recognizes the value and importance of promoting, fostering, and maintaining the well-being of students. It strives to develop solutions to contribute to a resilient student community, in accordance with its core values of responsiveness, caring, passion, dedication, ethics, and integrity. Our students mental health is our top priority.

Services offered

Empower me offers a 24/7 support line and a videoconference support. Students can seek help for: 

• Stress
• Psychosocial support for dependencies

• Life coaching
• Individual crisis intervention
• Family violence
• Depression
• Loss of motivation

• LGBTQ+ services
• Relationship difficulties

And more...

How, Who and When?

This Service is 100% completly free and starts as soon as January 20th 2021. It is offered to all Full-time Day-time students at Vanier College. All these benefits can be found using the mobile app called: 

EAP Optima.

This service is confidential. Student care takes privacy and confidentiality extremely seriously, especially when it comes to matters of mental health.