We are a specialized team of doctors, nurses and counsellors. We provide emergency medical treatment and emotional support to all persons who have experienced recent sexual assault or domestic violence. Our services are confidential and free of charge.
- Q: Do I need a referral?
- Q: What is the cost of making an appointment?
- Q: Do you see men?
- Q: If I don’t have O.H.I.P can I still come in for help?
- Q: Will there be an interpreter?
- Q: Will the police be called?
- Q: Will the sexual assault centre staff tell my parents that I was sexually assaulted?
- Q: Do you offer legal advice?
A: No referral is required, you can walk into the nearest emergency room. Find a Centre closest to you.
A: There is no cost associated with any of our services, everything is free of charge.
A: Yes, we provide services to all persons. Men, women, trans and gender-diverse persons can access care at our Centres.
A: Yes, we will still provide care.
A: Every effort will be made to provide language interpretation, including American Sign Language (ASL). The use of family members and non-trained staff for translation is discouraged.
A: No, the police will not be called without your permission. We will support you in any decision, and can help you make a police report if you choose to.
A: We will not tell your parents without your permission, although we do encourage you to tell someone that you trust and are comfortable with so that you can be supported. However, if you are under the age of 16 and if we have a concern that you are at ongoing risk of being harmed again, we are required to call a children’s aid society.
A: We can help you to access an appropriate agency that can provide legal advice to you.