You don’t have to go alone
WAVAW offers transportation to Vancouver General Hospital, support and advocacy for women while they are receiving medical attention from the Sexual Assault Service team and during police interviews, if any. Support staff can provide information about sexual assault, legal options, and referrals to support survivors making important health decisions after an assault. Sexual Assault Service, medical and emergency department staff members receive WAVAW training on providing sensitive, accessible, feminist support to survivors of sexual assault.
Hospital Accompaniment is available 24 hours a day, every day, by calling WAVAW’s Crisis Line and asking for Hospital Accompaniment Staff.
24-Hour Crisis Line: 604-255-6344 or toll free 1-877-392-7583.