|Record #: NIA2788||Last Modified: 22 Nov 2019||Last Full Update: 22 Nov 2019|
|Office Phone||905-378-4647 ext 45300|
|Crisis Phone||905-378-4647 Ext 45000|
|Primary Contact||John Prieto, Nurse Manager; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Executive||Phone: 905-378-4647 ext 46401|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Address & Map||
1200 Fourth Ave
St Catharines, ON L2S 0A9
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|Intersection||Fourth Ave and First Ave|
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||Serves anyone reporting to an emergency department in the Niagara Region.
Provides 24 Hour Emergency Medical Care and crisis intervention to all individuals (male and female) who have been sexually assaulted or victims of domestic violence within the last 12 days, Services are provided through a specialized team sensitive to the needs of survivors. Options of care include emotional support, prophylactic treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, HIV post exposure prophylaxis, pregnancy prevention, and the collection of forensic evidence to assist in the legal process. Victims of domestic violence have options of medical treatment, documentation of injuries, safety planning and police involvement.
For emergency treatment, go to any emergency department in the Niagara Region. The Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Program nurse will be paged.
|Hours||Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * Emergency Medical Service Mon-Sun 24 hours through any emergency department in the Niagara Region.|
|Eligibility||Females or males of all ages who have recently been sexually assaulted or are victims of intimate partner abuse.|
|Application||The SA/DVTP-N on call team will see clients who experience sexual assault within the last twelve days. After twelve days, will assist and direct clients to the appropriate service. Clients experiencing domestic violence can access service at any time.|
|Languages||English ; French ; Some services in French. Interpreters' services used to assist with communication in emergency department and in counselling.|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Niagara Health System|
|Service Categories||Condition Specific Treatment ~ Abused Men ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Abused Women ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Sexually Abused Children ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Victims of Human Trafficking ; In Person Crisis Intervention|