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Lake of The Woods District Hospital
Sexual Assault, Partner Abuse and Safe Kids Program

Provides services to victims/survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and sexual/physical violence
  • Responds to physical, psychological, social and medico-legal needs
  • Provides community education
Coordinates direct services including:
  • Crisis counselling
  • Immediate and follow-up nursing care
  • Medical care and treatment of injuries
  • Sexual Assault Evidence Kit by request
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing and treatment
  • Collaboration, liaison with other community agencies to provide child sexual assault and physical abuse services
The program works in conjunction with the hospital Emergency Department
  • When an individual is admitted to the Emergency Department, the Triage Nurse or Emergency Room Nurse will provide information on the services of the Sexual Assault/Partner Abuse program
  • Upon arriving one may also ask to talk with the Nurse Examiner from the Sexual Assault/Partner Abuse and SafeKids program
  • The emergency room staff will contact the on-call Nurse
Hours of Operation
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Victims of sexual assault, physical and/or domestic violence of any age
Application Process
Required services provided during visit at Emergency Department
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health card
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On May 13, 2020

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