24/7 Emergency Response
Support Service for Recent Survivors of Sexual Assault
The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) provides immediate emotional support and information to people of all genders, 13 years and older, who have been sexually assaulted within the past 7 days.
The SART team provides:
- Provides immediate emotional support and information to people of all genders who have been sexually assaulted within the past week and is age 13+
- Facilitates accompaniment to hospital and medical and police involvement as requested by survivor.
- SART is a collaborative response between the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre, Forensic Nurse Examiners, Island Health, RCMP and the police.
- To access this service, call the Vancouver Island Crisis Line ( 1-888-494-3888) and request to speak to a VSAC Sexual Assault Support Worker, or attend at Victoria General Hospital.