Sexual Assault & Partner Abuse Care Centre

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Who are we?
SAPACC is a team of nurses and social workers who are trained to provide emotional support, medical care and counselling for victims of recent sexual assault, adult survivors of sexual abuse and survivors of partner abuse.

What do we do?
In situations of partner abuse, we can provide the following services:

  • Medical treatment and collection of evidence, with or without police involvement; this can include photographs for court purposes and documentation of injury.
  • Emotional support and crisis counselling which includes safety planning and risk assessment.
  • Follow-up care and individual or group counselling and education.
  • Referral to other community services when needed.

In situations of sexual assault, we can provide these services:

  • Medical treatment and collection of evidence, with or without police involvement; this can include photographs for court purposes and documentation of injury.
  • Emotional support and crisis counselling which includes safety planning and risk assessment.
  • Information, testing and counselling regarding sexually transmitted infections.
  • Information and counselling about pregnancy.
  • Referral to other community services (such as Victim Witness Assisstance Program) when needed.
  • Follow-up medical care.
  • Court support/information

In situations of childhood sexual abuse, we can provide education, support and counselling.

Who do we serve?

  • Women and men, 12 years or older who have been recently (within the past 2 years) physically or sexually assaulted.
  • Women and men, over the age of 16 years who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse/assualt.
  • Must be a resident of Grey or Bruce counties.

Can we help you?
We offer 24 hours/7days a week emergency service at Owen Sound Emergency Department.
Counselling services and follow-up are offered during office hours Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information please contact us at 519-376-2121 ext. 2458

Sponsoring Agency - Grey Bruce Health Services

Contact Information
1800 8th Street East Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 6M9
Phone: (519) 376-2121 ext. 2458
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