Anyone can be a victim of physical or sexual assault. If you have been assaulted, go to a safe place and tell someone. You have the option to go to a hospital for care and treatment. You have the option to call police, as you are a victim of a crime.
Our team provides care at the time of the assault and in the months following the initial incident. We can help address your medical, emotional and safety concerns in a caring and supportive environment.
The Regional Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Centre provides care for women, children, and men experiencing sexual assault and/or domestic violence living in Oxford, Elgin, Huron-Perth and Middlesex counties.
You may feel a variety of feelings including confusion, shame, anger, numbness, fear or anxiety. These feelings are common. It takes time to regain a sense of control over your body and feelings. You are in no way responsible for the behaviour of the offender.
St. Joseph’s Regional Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Centre has been recognized for “extraordinary work with abused women” by the London Abused Women’s Centre. The Shine the Light Recognition Award was presented during the city’s Shine the Light on Woman Abuse campaign, which raises awareness of men’s violence against women by turning cities, regions and counties purple for the month of November. Every year during the campaign, a community partner is recognized for excellence in care and support.