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Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Care Centre

About this Program

Our Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre offers free one-to-one counselling to people who have experienced sexual assault, domestic violence or childhood sexual abuse. Our all-female team of counsellors have many years of experience working with trauma survivors. The client sees the same counsellor for all of his/her sessions so that a trusting relationship can be built. Our counsellors provide confidential and compassionate care to help individuals heal. We offer up to 18 sessions of individual counselling.


  • All genders and sexual orientations
  • Ages 12 and older
  • With or without OHIP coverage
  • With or without immigration status

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Other Information

If you are in crisis:

If you have been assaulted in the past 7 days, please visit the emergency department of The Scarborough Hospital (or your nearest emergency department).

At the Scarborough Hospital, you will be seen by one of the specially trained staff from their Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre for:

  • Arrangement for health care follow-up
  • ReEmergency and nursing care
  • Crisis intervention
  • Safety planning
  • Collection of forensic evidence
  • Arrangement for health care follow-up
  • Referral to community resources

Staff at the hospital can refer you to our Centre for counselling or you can call to set up an appointment.

If you have not been assaulted recently, but are in crisis, please call one of the following services, go to the nearest emergency department or call 911.

  • Assaulted Women’s Help Line: 1-866-863-0511 TTY 1-866-863-7868
  • Toronto Rape Crisis Centre: 416-597-8808 TTY 416-597-1214
  • The Scarborough Hospital Mobile Crisis Program: 416-495-2891
  • Gerstein Crisis Centre: 416-929-5200