Regional Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Services
We help individuals who have been sexually assaulted or have been victims of domestic violence within the Peel Region (Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon area).
If you have been sexually assaulted within the last 168 hours (7 days), please go to Trillium Health Partners Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services, accessed through the Mississauga Hospital Emergency Department (map), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you need to speak to someone about a sexual assault and/or domestic violence experience, please call the Assaulted Women's Helpline at 1-866-863-0511. This is a 24-hour crisis line.
- individuals 12 years of age or older who have been recently sexually assaulted (usually within the last 168 hours (7days)).
- individuals 16 years of age or older who have incurred recent injuries as a result of domestic violence
- children under the age of 12 who require care, assessment and or documentation as a result of sexual assault/abuse
If you have been sexually assaulted and would like to speak with someone immediately, please call Peel Region's Hope Place (24-hour sexual assault crisis line) at 1-800-810-0180.
If you are a woman who has experienced domestic violence and would like to speak with someone immediately, please call Interim Place at 905-676-8517, 905-403-0864 or TTY 905-676-0284, 905-403-0453.
If you would like more information on services available in Ontario, please call the Assaulted Women's Helpline at 1-e866-863-0511 or TTY 1-866-863-7868 - www.awhl.org
The Assaulted Women's Helpline provides 24-hour, 7-days-a-week crisis counselling, emotional support, information and referrals to women in up to 154 languages.
For French language services, please call FEMAIDE at 1 877 336 2433 or TTY 1 866 860 7082 or www.oasisfemmes.org. For more information on French language services within the Region of Peel, please contact Oasis Centre des Femmes at 905-454-3332.
Medical Services 905-848-7580 ext. 2548
Clients may access our 24-hour, 7-days-a -week service through Mississauga Hospital's Emergency Department located at the southwest corner of The Queensway West and Hurontario Street.(map)
Clients are taken to a safe, private, secure unit called Chantel's Place. A specially-trained nurse provides one-to-one care, which may include:
- documentation of injuries (with an option of photographing injuries)
- safety planning
- emotional support
- information concerning medical, legal and counseling options
Language interpreters are available, if required.
Follow-up Medical Services: 905-848-7580 ext. 2548
The Follow-Up Clinic provides survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence with an opportunity to receive a range of medical services that may include:
- Re-documentation of injuries
- Care related to medication and/or results of testing
- Referral to social service agencies
Counselling Services: 905-848-7689
We provide free counseling to individuals who have been referred through our medical service. Counselling services are available at Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga at both the Credit Valley Hospital site and the Mississauga Hospital site.
Our Community Partners
As a community-based service, we provide client advocacy, public and professional training and education. In partnership with other community agencies, we work towards providing survivors with a seamless service by our active membership on two coordinating committees, Peel Committee on Sexual Assault and Peel Committee Against Woman Abuse.
Mississauga Hospital's Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services is one of 35 hospital based programs in Ontario. For more information about our network and services available throughout the province, please visit the Ontario Network of Sexual Assault /Domestic Violence Treatment Centre's website at www.satcontario.com
Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence - Referral Agencies
Clients may be referred to other agencies. These may include:
Safe Centre of Peel contact: 905-450-4650
The Transitional Housing and Support Program contact: 905-676-0257.
Peel Regional Police - Special Victims' Unit contact: 905-453-3311 ext. 3460.
Peel Regional Police - Domestic/Family Violence Bureau contact: 905-453-3311 ext. 3614.
Peel Children's Centre provides treatment for children who have been sexually abused. Referrals to the Sexual Abuse Treatment Program can be made through Centralized Intake 905-451-4655.
Peel Children's Centre also provides the Child Witness Program for children up to age 18 who may need to testify in court. Referrals to this program can also be made through Centralized Intake.