Hamilton General Hospital

Service: Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre (SA/DVCC)

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments This location is for adults 18 years of age and older.
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-521-2100 ext 73557
Crisis Phone Sexual Assault Centre Support Line 905-525-4162 * Assaulted Women's Helpline (toll free) 1-866-863-0511
Fax 905-521-5071
E-Mail sadvcarecentre@hhsc.ca
Website www.hamiltonhealthsciences.ca/sadv
Primary Contact Diana Tikasz, Coordinator/Social Worker
Alternate Contact Laura Smith, Nurse Facilitator
Agency Information
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides specialized healthcare for adolescents, women, individuals who are transgender, and men who have experienced sexual assault and/or domestic violence.
Hours Emergency Services: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Brant County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Boundaries The City of Hamilton as well as communities in Central South and Central West Ontario * Includes Brant County, Grey County, Haldimand County, Halton Region, Niagara Region, Norfolk County, Waterloo Region and Wellington County
Eligibility Victims of sexual assault ages 18 and under access the program through the Emergency Department at McMaster University Medical Centre.  
McMaster Emergency is for children only.
Application Contact for information
Languages English ; Cultural interpretation available on request
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location Emergency Rooms: Hamilton General Hospital
Located In Community Hamilton Central
Address & Map
Hamilton General Hospital
237 Barton St E
Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2
Intersection Wellington St N and Barton St E
Mailing Address PO Box 2000 
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
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 Counselling for Abused Women ; Domestic Abuse ; Domestic Abuse Crisis Services ; Hospital Emergency / Urgent Care ; In-Person Crisis Resources ; In-Person Specialized Crisis Services ; Sexual Assault Support ; Urgent Care / Hospital Emergency ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories Condition Specific Treatment ; Emergency Room Care ~ Transgender Individuals ~ Abused Men ~ Abused Women ; General Crime Victim Assistance ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Abused Women ; Sexual Assault Counselling ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Domestic Violence Issues ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling

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