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Niagara Health

Site: St Catharines Site

Service: Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Program

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-378-4647 ext 45300
Crisis Phone 905-378-4647 Ext 45000
Fax 905-682-3394
Primary Contact John Prieto, Nurse Manager; Email:
Alternate Executive Phone: 905-378-4647 ext 46401
Site Details
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.
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
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

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