Nina's Place

Site: Joseph Brant Hospital

Service: Regional Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-632-3737 ext 5708
After Hours Phone If you are in crisis or need to talk, contact 24/7 crisis lines of Halton Women's Place (Burlington 905-332-7892, Milton 905-878-8555) or SAVIS 905-875-1555
Crisis Phone If you are in immediate danger call 9-1-1 
If you have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault go to Joseph Brant Hospital Emergency Dept, ask for Nina's Place as soon as possible
Fax 905-681-4957
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Primary Contact Jane Bottomley, Charge Nurse; Email:
Alternate Contact Social Worker; Phone: 905-681-4880
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A sexual assault/domestic violence treatment centre providing specialized health care to any survivor who has experienced a recent sexual assault and/or domestic violence assault
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2001
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * If you have experienced recent sexual assault or domestic violence, go to Joseph Brant Hospital Emergency Dept and ask for Nina's Place 
* If you were assaulted within the last 2 years, and you would like counselling, contact the Nina's Place trauma informed Social Worker at 905-681-4880  
A sexual assault/domestic violence crisis centre providing specialized health care to any survivor who has experienced a recent sexual assault and/or domestic violence 
* specially-trained nurses are on call Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Major services: 
* a physical exam and treatment of any physical injuries 
* testing and prevention for possible pregnancy  
* testing and preventive treatment of sexually transmitted infections 
* crisis intervention 
* risk assessment and safety planning 
* documentation and/or photographing of any injuries  
* collection of forensic evidence of the assault for 6-month storage or immediate release to police 
* providing information about navigating the legal system and reporting options  
* follow-up medical care, counselling and referral to community agencies 
* links to community resources such as Halton Region Sexual Health Clinic, Halton Women's Place, Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services (SAVIS) 
* a sensitivity to race, gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and/or abilities of individuals will be maintained 
* support, welcome, and advocate for survivors of all genders, sexualities, races, abilities, religions, and cultural backgrounds  
* clients may consent to all or parts of the offered care options  
* clients have the choice whether to involve the police or not
Hours Staff available Mon-Sun 24 hours on an on-call basis
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No age or gender restrictions
Application Contact for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - available when required
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Joseph Brant Hospital
1245 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 0A2
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Intersection Lakeshore Rd and North Shore Blvd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Child / Family Services ; Emergency / Crisis ; Health Care ; Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Child Abuse ; Child Abuse Resources ; Child Abuse Services ; Child Mental Health ; Hospital Emergency / Urgent Care ; In-Person Crisis Resources ; In-Person Specialized Crisis Services ; Sexual / Domestic Assault Treatment Centres ; Sexual Assault Support ; Urgent Care / Hospital Emergency ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories Child Sexual Abuse Counselling ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Abused Children ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Abused Men ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Abused Women ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Sexually Abused Children ; Crime Victim Safety Planning ; Emergency Room Care ~ Domestic Violence Issues ; Emergency Room Care ~ Sexual Assault Issues ; In Person Crisis Intervention ; Sexual Assault Counselling

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