Sexual Assault Survivors' Centre Sarnia-Lambton

Sexual Assault Centre

The Sexual Assault Survivors' Centre is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to: * Assisting victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse * Ensuring that a comprehensive range of crisis, support, counselling, information and advocacy services is available to those who have been sexually assaulted and sexually abused. * Encouraging coordination and networking among organizations providing services to victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse. * Working towards the prevention and elimination of coercive sexual behaviour.

Organization Information

Address: 420 East St. N. Unit 11, Sarnia, Ontario

Phone Number: 519-337-3154

Crisis Line: 519-337-3320

Text Number: 519-337-3320

Chat Support:



Hours of operation: Varies by program (contact organization to inquire)


Services Available:
VAW Counselling/Support Services
VAW Legal Support/Advocacy
VAW Housing Support/Advocacy/THSP
VAW Crisis Line Support
Transitional/Second Stage Housing Program
Sexual Assault Individual Counselling Services
Sexual Assault Group Counselling Services
Domestic Assault/ Domestic Violence Physical Evidence Collection Crisis Lines/Help Lines
Support/service for children/youth who have experienced violence/abuse
Support/service for children/youth who have witnessed violence/abuse
Education/Prevention Services for Children and Youth
Education/Prevention Services for Adults
Legal Services/Advocacy
Accountability and/or justice focused programming
Community-based advocacy services
Healthy-masculinity focused programming
Survivor engagement groups
Immigration and refugee supports
Mobile/Home Based Services

Organization Located In: Rural/Urban Mix (population 30,000-99,999)


Languages Available: English

Translation Services: Yes

Initial Contact: In-person (walk in services), Text, Web-based chat, Phone

Ongoing Service Delivery: In-person, Phone Zoom

Accessibility: Yes, fully

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: Yes

Childcare Services: Yes, call to inquire

Pet Accommodations: Coordinate with local vet , Clients may bring support animals to appointments

Specialized/targeted Programming:
Children and Youth
Deaf Community
Francophone survivors
Indigenous survivors
Older Adults
People with Precarious Status
Sex workers
Substance Users
Survivors of Exploitation and Human Trafficking
Two Spirited, Gender Diverse, Gender Non-Conforming and Trans Individuals

Inclusivity Policies: Sex-Work Positive – Policy Available Online, Harm Reduction (Policy Available Online), Feminist Intersectional Framework (Policy Available Online), Service Trans and Non-Binary (Policy Available Online), Trauma-Informed - Policy Available Online, Informed-Consent (Policy Available Online), Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Available Online), Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Sex-Work Positive – Policy Includes Complaint Procedure, Harm Reduction (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Feminist Intersectional Framework (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Service Trans and Non-Binary (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Trauma-Informed - Policy Includes Training, Informed-Consent (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Training), Sex-Work Positive – Policy Includes Training, Harm Reduction (Policy Includes Training), Feminist Intersectional Framework (Policy Includes Training), Service Trans and Non-Binary (Policy Includes Training), Trauma-Informed - Policy Includes Complaint Procedure, Informed-Consent (Policy Includes Training)

Transportation Costs Provided For: Emergency Transportation (to shelter), Public Transportation for programming/appointments

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Provincial Gender Based Violence Associations

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