Alberta Health Services

Calgary Zone - Calgary Sexual Assault Response Team


Description
Provides medical care and emotional support for people who have been sexually assaulted in the past 4 days (96 hours).

Registered nurses, doctors and crisis counsellors offer medical treatment, emotional support and education about options for care and reporting for people who have been sexually assaulted in the past 4 days (96 hours).

  • medical treatment with no police involvement
  • medical treatment with police involvement and collection of a sexual assault exam kit
  • medical treatment with no police involvement and collection of a sexual assault exam kit and 1 year to decide if you want to report to the police

For more information visit the Sexual Assault Response Team website.

Affiliation: Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA), Calgary Police Service, area RCMP, Alberta JusticeKey Provider: crisis counsellors, doctors, police officers, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility
Yes, If you have been sexually assaulted within the past 4 days and you are:
  • 14 years or older - go to the Sheldon M. Chumir Urgent Care Centre or any emergency department or urgent care centre
  • under 14 years of age - go to the Alberta Children's Hospital Emergency Department
If you have been sexually assaulted OVER 4 days ago, medical care and support is important.Contact these services and organizations:
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In Service, If you have been sexually assaulted within the past 4 days and you are 14 years or older -- go to the Sheldon M. Chumir Urgent Care Centre or any emergency department or urgent care centre.Tell the triage nurse when you check-in that you've been sexually assaulted.If you have been sexually assaulted within the past 4 days and you are under 14 years of age - go to the Alberta Children's Hospital Emergency Department. Tell the triage nurse when you check-in that you or your child has been sexually assaulted.If it is an emergency call: 911If you are a healthcare provider and you need to access or consult with CSART, call Foothills Medical Centre switchboard.Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.Referral Process: N/A

Waiting Period: Yes,

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Toll Free
811 (Health Link)
Telephone
403-955-6030 (CSART information line)
Web Site
https://www.ahs.ca/info/Page16383.aspx
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
August 31, 2021
Address
1213 4 Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2R 0X7

This facility provides 24/7 care for people with injuries or illnesses that are not life threatening. Other healthcare services have limited hours.


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