Brightshores Health System

Service: Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Centre, Owen Sound Hospital

Record #: GBA1566
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 24 May 2023

Description

Description (Service) Provides emotional support, medical care and counselling for victims of recent sexual assault, adult survivors of sexual abuse and survivors of partner abuse.

Service provides medical treatment, counselling services, collection of sexual assault and domestic violence evidence, and referral to community services. In situations of sexual assault follow-up care and court support/information also provided.

Service Details

Public Comments For urgent care, clients can go in person to the closest emergency department. The 24 hour on-call Sexual Assault/Partner Abuse nurse will be contacted.
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Emergency service: Mon-Sun 24 hours through the Emergency Department
Counselling and follow-up clinic by appointment.
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Serves women and men 12 years and older who have been physically or sexually assaulted within the past 2 years. Women and men over the age of 16 who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse/assault.
Application Call, no referral required.
Emergency services 24 hours per day at the Owen Sound Hospital Emergency Department.
Counselling services and follow up are offered during office hours.
Languages Other - Interpreters may be available if necessary
Fees None ; Most services covered by OHIP

Address and Location

Site Location About 1 1/2 kms east of 9th Ave E & 8th St
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
1800 8th St E
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 6M9
 
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Intersection 8th St E and 11th Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-376-2121 ext 0
Toll Free Phone 1-888-525-0552, from 519 and 226 area code only
Fax 519-376-2445
E-Mail web@gbhs.on.ca
Website https://www.gbhs.on.ca/sexual-abuse-partner-abuse-care-centre
Mailing Address PO Box 1800 
1800 8th St E 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 6M9

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