If this is an emergency please call 911 or go to a hospital emergency room and ask to speak with the sexual assault/domestic violence nurse
Sexual Health Resource Centre (SHRC)
Accompaniment services to Women’s Clinic and Sexual Assault/Family Violence unit at KHSC at KGH. Non-judgemental, confidential, information and referral service regarding issues of sex, sexuality, and sexual health.
Abortion Accompaniment Service
The SHRC offers a confidential support service for those opting to terminate a pregnancy. One of their volunteers will accompany the client to the clinic and back (the amount of time a volunteer stays with the client is at their discretion).
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Unit Accompaniment Service
The SHRC offers a confidential support service for those seeking the services of the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Unit at Kingston General Hospital. One of their volunteers will accompany the client to KGH and back (the amount of time a volunteer stays with the client is at their discretion).
81 Union Street, Room 223, John Deutsch University Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6
Updated, accurate hours are posted daily on their Facebook page.
Victim Services of Kingston and Frontenac
Assistance for victims and survivors of crime, tragic circumstance & disaster in the city of Kingston and the County of Frontenac. Working in partnership with police, fire & rescue, paramedics, campus security and your community. Victim Services of Kingston and Frontenac is committed to providing crisis response, practical assistance and supportive programs to victims of crime and tragedy within Frontenac County.
Available programs include Crisis Intervention, Anti-Human Trafficking, Safety Planning and the Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP).
Located in the Kingston Police Station, 705 Division St, Kingston, ON. K7K 4C2
Office Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday
Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General Programs & Services for Victims of Crimes
The government of Ontario supports victims of crime by providing direct services through the Victim/Witness Assistance Program and funding community agencies that support victims, such as Sexual Assault Centres and Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario. Ontario Victim Services (OVS) provides administrative oversight of programs for victims and advisory agencies like the Office for Victims of Crime that provides advice to the minister on victims’ issues.
Luke’s Place is an award-winning non-profit organization solely devoted to improving the safety and experience of women and their children as they proceed through the family law process after fleeing an abusive relationship.
The Luke’s Place Virtual Legal Clinic provides women with free legal advice on family law issues. They use web-based video conferencing or the telephone to connect women to lawyers in Ontario. The Virtual Legal Clinic provides free summary legal advice to women in Ontario who have been subjected to intimate partner violence.
The Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System (The London Family Court Clinic)
A non-profit social service agency helping children and families involved with the justice system as victims of crime, witnesses of crime, parties in custody disputes, subjects of child protection proceedings, litigants in civil suits for compensation, teenagers in therapeutic care settings, or youthful offenders.
Neighbours, Friends and Families
Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children
Public Education Campaign
Neighbours, Friends and Families is a public education campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so that those close to an at-risk woman or an abusive man can help. It engages the power of everyday relationships to help keep women and their children safe.
Elder Abuse Prevention
Elder Abuse Ontario works to prevent elder abuse from happening in Ontario. They provide educational resources to the public and to professionals, they advocate for legislation that protects seniors and those at risk of elder abuse, and provide services to support victims of elder abuse and/or neglect.