Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Site: Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Service: Women's Health Care Centre - Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Response Program

Description (Service) Provides free and confidential medical treatment for female and male sexual assault victims of all ages and for individuals experiencing domestic violence (intimate partner abuse). Specially trained Registered Nurses are on-call 24 hours a day. 
Services include: 
* emergency health care 
* evidence collection and photo documentation 
* testing and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV 
* emergency contraception 
* crisis counseling and referral 
* risk assessment and safety planning 
* follow up care 
* navigation through complex network of systems
Service Details
Hours Service available through the Hospital Emergency Department: Mon-Sun 24 hrs 
Women's Health Care Centre, Sexual Assault Program: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Recent victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence are recommended to call 705-743-2121 ext 0 or go to the Emergency Department for assessment and medical treatment by an on-call nurse 
People who have experienced historical sexual assault or domestic violence are recommended to call the Health Care Centre for an appointment 
If the sexual assault victim is a child, call the on-call nurse at 705-743-2121 ext 0 * can arrange for a Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner to see the child urgently in an emergency situation, or can book an appointment during daytime hours
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location main floor of hospital
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
Women's Health Care Centre
1 Hospital Dr, 4th Flr, Room W4820
Peterborough, ON K9J 7C6
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Intersection Hospital Dr and Weller St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Women's Health Care Centre 705-743-4132
Toll Free Phone Women's Health Care Centre 1-800-419-3111
TTY Phone 705-876-5141
Crisis Phone PRHC Switchboard 705-743-2121 ext 0 to connect with on-call nurse 24 hrs
Fax 705-743-6577
Primary Contact Bobbi Martin-Haw, Manager, Women's Health Care Centre and Pediatric Outpatient Clinic

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