Waterloo Region Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Treatment Centre

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Record #: GCL1393 Last Modified: 11 Nov 2013 Last Full Update: 08 Feb 2012
Contact Information
Alternate NameWRSA/DVTC
Address & Map
Counselling and Administration Office
400 Queen St S
Kitchener, ON N2G 1W7
 
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Located In CommunityKitchener
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone519-749-6994
After Hours Phone519-749-6994
Fax519-749-6857
Websitewww.keepingsafe.ca
Primary ContactMs Casey Cruikshank, Director; Email: ccruikshank@smgh.ca
Primary ExecutiveDirector
Description & Services
Other LocationsCambridge Memorial Hospital - Emergency Room
700 Coronation Blvd
Cambridge, ON N1R 3G2
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St. Mary's General Hospital - Emergency Room
911 Queen's Blvd
Kitchener, ON N2M 1B2
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DescriptionConsists of a team of nurses, social workers and physicians. Our team is on call 24 hours,7 days a week to respond to St. Mary's General Hospital in Kitchener and Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge when a woman, man, or child presents to the emergency department having experienced a recent sexual assault. The team also responds to any woman 16 years or older who has experienced a domestic assault by a spouse, partner, ex-partner, or dating partner. 
 
Offer short-term follow-up counselling to help with with your situation and with the changes you may choose to make in your life.  
 
Hours24 hours a day, 7 days a week response to hospital emergency departments 
 
Follow up counselling appointments Mon - Fri days or evenings
DatesYear round
Areas ServedWaterloo Region
EligibilityDomestic assault minimum is 16 years old 
No age limit for sexual assault
FeesNone
LanguagesEnglish ; Cultural interpreters as needed
Other Details
Established1992
FundingProvincial - Ontario Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care
Subjects
SubjectsChild abuse ; Family violence ; Sexual assault
Service CategoriesChild Sexual Abuse Counselling ; Domestic Violence Issues ; Sexual Assault Counselling ; Sexual Assault Treatment