Services for victims including medical, legal and immediate and long term supportive counseling.
Victims & Survivors
Have you been sexually assaulted?
Sexual Assault Services for Lunenburg and Queens Counties offers integrated services available across the South Shore. A wide variety of supports are in place for survivors of sexual assault including immediate aftercare and long term support.
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) are now available at Bridgewater, Liverpool, and Lunenburg hospitals. Whether or not you are physically hurt, you may go to the hospital and ask for a SANE to assist you. (What to expect when you go to the hospital.) You do not have to file a police report to have a medical exam. Evidence from the exam can be stored anonymously for 5 years. Mental health support staff will be available during and after the exam. Long term support and referral is also available.
Transportation and shelter can also be provided. Call Harbour House toll-free at 1-888-543-3999 any time of the day or night for assistance.
For further support or referrals, call Second Story Women’s Centre at 902-640-3044 during their business hours: Mon-Thurs 10-4 and Fri 10-1.
For additional sources of support, click on our contacts page.
FOR IMMEDIATE SAFETY OR MEDICAL ATTENTION CALL 911.