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Organization: Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa  
Phone Numbers: 613-725-2160
TTY: 613-725-1657
Crisis: 24 hour support line 613-234-2266
After Hours: Answering service
Fax: 613-725-9259
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PO Box 4441
Ottawa, ON
K1S 5B4
Street Address:
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * evening and weekend appointments available
Executives: Amanda Graham - Funding Coordinator
613-725-2160 ext 221 *
Public Contacts: Nasim Amiri - Direct Service Coordinator
613-725-2160 ext 227 *
Ezioma Nnorom - Finance Administrative Coordinator
613-725-2160 ext 235 *
Service Description: Support organization * support groups * individual support including advocacy * peer support model * short and long-term support * information * support line * Young Women At Risk (YWAR) Program * Women & War Program * Ritual Abuse Support * public education * speakers * volunteer opportunities * information on violence against women issues * accompaniment and support to court, hospital and police (as resources allow)

General support groups: Four general support groups per year (daytime and evening) * generally 8-10 women per group * lasts 15-20 weeks, meeting once per week for 3 hours * specialized support groups as needed

Training program for prospective volunteers twice per year (Fall and Spring)

Information sessions for women healing from sexual violence: Subjects include dealing with memories and flashbacks, understanding and releasing anger, self-esteem and self-care

Fees: None
Application: Call to apply
Eligibility / Target Population: Women 14 years of age and over who are survivors of sexual violence and gender based violence
Languages: English * Interpretive Services
Area Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Information and Referral Services

This information was last completely updated on July 18, 2018

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