Sexual Assault Network - Let's end sexual violence

COUNSELLING & ACCOMPANIMENT

The Centre for Treatment of Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma is a community-based, incorporated, registered charity which provides specialized and accessible psychotherapy and counselling; offers professional training and education; and promotes public awareness in the areas of trauma and recovery.


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Individual counselling for women who have experienced sexual violence.
Other services: Group counselling for individuals sexually abused in childhood.
Contact:(613) 725-3601 X117
E-mail: fscoc@familyservicesottawa.org


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Provides a range of programs and services to First Nation, Inuit and Metis women and children who are survivors of domestic and other forms of violence and who may be also suffering from the effects of the residential school system. Counseling services range from ages 12 + to 100 yrs inclusive. We have Mental Health Counseling; Youth Counseling; Substance Abuse Counseling; Sexual Abuse Counseling and Traditional Therapy with Elder Irene Lindsay.
Emergency Shelter-Oshki Kizis Lodge- 24 hour crisis line 613-789-1141
For counseling intake contact 613-741-5590 ext 228


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  • A nurse will be paged to the emergency room and will arrive within 1 hour. For women who have experienced a sexual assault/abuse within 14 days.
  • Crisis counselling, individual counselling,
  • Follow-up clinic.

Emergency room, follow-up clinic and crisis counselling - (613) 761-4366; TTY: (613) 761-4140


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  • Short and long term counselling support for women who have experienced sexual violence
  • 24-hour crisis line
  • group counselling
  • accompaniment to hospital, police, and court, public education services.
  • Offers accompaniment to the hospital, police & court.

24-hour Crisis Line: (613) 562-2333.
Counselling, accompaniment, public education services: (613) 562-2334


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Individual counselling for women who have experienced sexual violence.
Other services: group counselling for partner abuse and sexual assault.
Contact:(613) 820-4922


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  • Individual and group counselling support for women who have experienced sexual violence.
  • Accompaniment for women who have experienced sexual violence.
  • Crisis counselling.
  • Legal advocacy.

24-hour Crisis Line (613) 234-2266
Individual/Group counselling (613) 725-2160


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Individual counselling services are for those living in the city's west community area (from Bronson Avenue to Island Park Drive and the Ottawa River to Carling Avenue).
Contact:(613) 238-8210


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Crisis counselling for young women aged 12 to 20 who are staying on-site.

Other services for women staying on-site: referrals, links to financial services, case management, individual counselling accessed through the Youth Services Bureau.
Contact: (613) 789-8220


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Survivors may also contact any of the Community Health and Resource Centres in your neighboourhood for short-term counselling services.
Click on the website button to find your nearest centre.


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Accompaniment

  • Short and long term counselling support for women who have experienced sexual violence
  • 24-hour crisis line
  • group counselling
  • accompaniment to hospital, police, and court, public education services.
  • Offers accompaniment to the hospital, police & court.

24-hour Crisis Line: (613) 562-2333.
Counselling, accompaniment, public education services: (613) 562-2334


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  • Offers the Court Accompaniment Program which provides emotional and practical support to women who have experienced partner violence and who are attending family or criminal court proceedings.
  • Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP) -provides timely financial assistance to eligible individuals who have been victimized by violent crime (homicide, attempted murder, serious physical assault, domestic violence, sexual assault and hate crime) and/or their family members.
  • Supportlink is a joint initiative of the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General Victim Services Secretariat, Ericsson Communications and Rogers/At & T Wireless. Supportlink offers personalized safety planning, referrals for ongoing support and a 911 cell phone to qualified individuals.
  • Victim Crisis and Referral Services (VCARS) is a program that consists of community volunteers in partnership with VCARS staff assisting Police and community service providers in meeting short-term practical and emotional needs of individuals who have been victimized as a result of a crime or tragic circumstance, and their longer-term needs by referral to appropriate existing community agencies.
  • VCARS offers crisis intervention services to clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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  • Individual and group counselling support for women who have experienced sexual violence.
  • Accompaniment for women who have experienced sexual violence.
  • Crisis counselling.
  • Legal advocacy.

24-hour Crisis Line (613) 234-2266
Individual/Group counselling (613) 725-2160


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Services offered in French only.

  • Accompaniment for women who have experienced sexual violence.
  • Emotional support, information and referrals, advocacy and safety planning.
  • Crisis Counselling also available through the Vanier Community Service Centre.

Contact: (613) 744-2892


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