McMaster Children's Hospital

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

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments This location is for children 17 and under only.
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
Site Information
Site Location Emergency Rooms: McMaster Children's Hospital
Located In Community Hamilton West
Address & Map
McMaster Children's Hospital
1200 Main St W
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
Intersection Main St W and Emerson St
Mailing Address PO Box 2000 
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name HHS ; McMaster Children's Hospital ; MUMC
Former Name Emergency Services / Pre Hospital Care ; Sexual Assault Care Centre
Agency Information
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Providing effective, comprehensive and supportive care for children and adolescents who have experienced sexual assault. Care for children under the age of 13 is provided in conjunction with the Child Advocacy and Assessment Program.  
 
* Reporting to the police is the decision of the survivor. Hospital staff will not report to the police without the permission of the survivor.  
 
* A cultural interpreter will be arranged, if needed.  
 
Follow-up medical care and counselling for children under the age of 13 is provided through the Child Advocacy and Assessment Program.
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 Ages: 17 year(s) and under 
 
Sexual Assault: Emergency medical care for children and youth who have been sexually assaulted.
Application *Pediatric* - Sexual Assault Emergency Medical Care: Victims of sexual assault ages 17 and under should present to the McMaster Children's Hospital Emergency Department - serving children only.  
 
Victims of sexual assault ages 18 and over must access the program through the Emergency Departments at: 
Juravinski Hospital 
Hamilton General Hospital 
 
McMaster Children's Hospital Emergency is for children only.
Languages English ; A cultural interpreter will be arranged, if needed.
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Child Sexual Abuse Counselling ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Abused Children ; Emergency Room Care ~ Abused Children ; General Crime Victim Assistance ~ Abused Children ; In Person Crisis Intervention ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Youth

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