If you have experienced a physical or sexual assault by a stranger or someone you know the assault is not your fault! Help is available for you. Your first priority is to find a safe place. If you fear for your immediate safety please call 9-1-1 immediately. Once you are in a safe place our team is available to help you over the phone and in-person to access:
- the hospital for medical treatment
- the police to report a crime
- a transition house or safe shelter
We can accompany you to the hospital after a physical or sexual assault.
After an assault, survivors may have serious injuries without visible signs or symptoms.
Getting medical help after an assault is one of the most important things you can do to empower yourself.
If you have been choked, strangled or have difficulty breathing, swallowing or speaking, go to the hospital immediately.
We can accompany you to the police after a physical or sexual assault.
After an assault, survivors are often afraid to call the police for help. You have the right to choose whether you want to report the assault to the police.
Call 604-583-1295 to speak with a support worker if you are considering your options. You do not have to go to the hospital or make a police report to use our services.