Sexual Violence- 14 Resources (HIDDEN BUT IN USE. DO NOT DELETE)

14.1 Onsite, Showtime (to be filled out, printed and shared across teams and displayed in sanctuary)

Resource

Phone Number

Radio Channel 

Security Lead

First Aid Lead

Harm Reduction Lead

Occupational Health and Safety Lead

Non Emergency Police

Sexual Assault Response Team 

Provincial victim/survivor Services

Rape Crisis Line

Local LGBT2QIA Agency

Local Indigenous Agency

Local Sexual Health Clinic


14.2  British Columbia

WAVAW

  • Connect Text (604) 245-2425
  • Chat Online: wavaw.ca/connect
  • 24-Hour Crisis Line Nation-wide: 604-255-6344
  • https://www.wavaw.ca/

Battered Women Support Services 

BC victim/survivors Services


Third party reporting 

Sexual Assault Response Teams

Team of Registered Nurses with specialized education in sexual assault care. Support for individuals who have been sexually assaulted in the last 7 days with or without police involvement. Typically accessed through Sexual Assault Crisis Centres or hospitals. Referral may be needed.

Vancouver  (UBC):

  • You have the option going directly to one of the hospitals listed below to be seen by the Sexual Assault Service for care, or you can call BC Women's Hospital switchboard at (604) 875-2424 and ask to speak to the Sexual Assault Service.  You will be connected directly to a Physician or Nurse examiner on the service and they can help direct your care at this time.
  • Vancouver General Hospital's Emergency Department (24 hours) 920 West 10th Avenue (near Broadway & Oak).
  • UBC Hospital's Urgent Care Centre Koerner Pavilion, 2211 Wesbrook Mall. 8:00am-10:00pm.
  • They can call the AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre, 604-827-5180, for support worker accompaniment.
  • http://www.bcwomens.ca/our-services/specialized-services/sexual-assault-service

Victoria: 

  • The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) provides immediate emotional support and information to people of all genders, 13 years and older, who have been sexually assaulted within the past 7 days.
  • To access this service, call the Vancouver Island Crisis Line ( 1-888-494-3888) and request to speak to a VSAC Sexual Assault Support Worker, or attend at Victoria General Hospital.
  • https://vsac.ca/sart/

Nelson: 

BC Human Rights Commission

14.3 Alberta

Alberta’s One Line for Sexual Violence

Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton (SACE) 

Strathcona Sexual Assault Centre (SAFFRON): 780-449-0900

University of Alberta Sexual Assault Centre: 780-492-9771

The 24-hour Calgary Sexual Assault Response Team (CSART)

  • This crisis response team provides specialized care to individuals who have been sexually assaulted within the past 96 hours. The service is available through the Sheldon Chumir and the Alberta Children’s Hospital. The team will travel to other hospitals when required.

Alberta victim/survivors Services 

Alberta Human Rights Commission

  • https://www.albertahumanrights.ab.ca/Pages/default.aspx

14.4 Further Resources: 

Trans LifeLine

Basic and Immediate needs for Somali Candians (many resources for both BC and AB)

Bass Coast Mental Health Resources

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