Site: Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre (SA/DVCC) - McMaster Children's Hospital
Service: Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre (SA/DVCC)
|Record #: HAM2277||Last Modified: 11 Jun 2020||Last Full Update: 04 Feb 2020|
|Public Comments||This service/organization is experiencing a closure or cancellation due to the COVID-19 virus. Visit the City of Hamilton Closures and Cancellations website for details and updates.
This location is for children 17 and under only.
|Office Phone||905-521-2100 x73557|
|Crisis Phone||Sexual Assault Centre Support Line 905-525-4162 * Assaulted Women's Helpline (Toll Free) 1-866-863-0511|
|Areas Served||Brant County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County|
|Boundaries||The City of Hamilton as well as communities in Central South and Central West Ontario * Includes Brant County, Grey County, Haldimand County, Halton Region, Niagara Region, Norfolk County, Waterloo Region and Wellington County|
|Located In Community||Hamilton West|
|Address & Map||
McMaster Children's Hospital
1200 Main St W
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
|Intersection||Main St W and Emerson St|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 2000
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||This service/organization is experiencing a closure or cancellation due to the COVID-19 virus. Visit the City of Hamilton Closures and Cancellations website for details and updates.
Providing effective, comprehensive and supportive care for children and adolescents who have experienced sexual assault. Follow-up medical care and counselling for children under the age of 13 is provided through the Child Advocacy and Assessment Program.
|Hours||Emergency Services Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Eligibility||Ages: 17 year(s) and under
Emergency medical care for children and youth who have been sexually assaulted.
|Application||Visit the hospital emergency department and ask for the sexual health nurse examiner (SANE), or contact for more information.
Victims of sexual assault ages 18 and over must access the program through the Emergency Departments at:
Hamilton General Hospital
|Languages||English ; A cultural interpreter will be arranged, if needed.|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care|
|Service Categories||Condition Specific Treatment ~ Youth|