Contact Welfare

College Welfare

There are a variety of ways you can get in touch (so use which ever method of communication makes you feel most comfortable!):

  • Individually approach a member of the welfare team; in person, by Facebook message, or by email
  • Contact the Campaigns Officer through facebook (Hanna Suliman Nicol) or via email: castle.campaignsofficer@durham.ac.uk
  • Attend a drop-in
  • Use the anonymous posting system.   You can use this form to communicate anonymously with the Campaigns Officer, Hanna. You could ask a question which you would prefer not to talk about directly, request Welfare supplies for you to anonymously collect, report an incident or use it to just send your thoughts. When you submit the form, your message will be assigned a random ‘Ticket ID’. This is the only thing which connects you to the message so it cannot be ‘de-anonymised’ or linked back to you. It is entirely confidential. Remember to keep your Ticket ID as it is the only way to access your response later. If you would like us to know who you are, feel free to include your name in the message. Come back in a few days and click ‘View Response’, then enter your Ticket ID. You can enter some additional information or reply as many times as you like using the same Ticket ID.

In addition to providing support, College Welfare supply sexual health supplies such as: condoms, lubricant, dental dams, pregnancy tests and ear plugs. ‘College Condoms’ ensure all kitchens in accommodation blocks are well stocked with these supplies, however if you would like to request any supplies you can contact any member of the welfare team or use the anonymous posting system.There is also a range of supplies outside the Campaigns Officer‘s room (J28).

Another way to receive free condoms is to use a ‘C-card’ at a variety of pharmacies, including Boots in the Market Square and on North Road. Everyone aged 13-24 is entitles to a C-card, completely free of charge. There will be a registration session for C-cards during SHAG Week (Sexual Health and Guidance Week).

College Welfare host numerous campaigns that last over the course of the week during terms. Updates to the present campaign can be found on the dedicated campaigns page here.