Resources for Victims of Sexual and Domestic Abuse

Telephone Numbers


Emergency Services

Sarnia Police Services

Ontario Provincial Police

Women’s Shelters

Women’s Interval Home
519-336-5200 or 1-800-265-1412

Three Fires Ezhignowenmindwaa Women’s Shelter, Walpole Island

Victim Services
519-344-8861, Ext. 5238 or 1-888-281-3665

Distress Line
519-336-3000 or 1-888-347-8737

Children’s Aid Society

Sexual Assault Survivors Centre

Sexual Assault Survivors Centre Crisis Line

SOS Femmes

Web Sites

Family Counselling Centre
Family Counselling Centre is a not-for-profit, community-based agency that provides Sarnia-Lambton residents with a variety of professional counselling, support, prevention and coordination services.

Sexual Assault Survivors Centre
A full range of services are offered for survivors of sexual assault and sexual abuse, for those 16 years of age and over. Services include a 24-Hour Crisis Line, individual and / or group counselling, accompaniment to hospital, police and court and advocacy on behalf of survivors of sexual assault, sexual abuse and incest. Native Outreach, information and counselling provided at Sarnia, Walpole Island, and Kettle Point / Stoney Point.

The Women's Interval Home of Sarnia-Lambton
Our trained counsellors provide support, information, and advocacy to women experiencing abuse. Women’s Interval Home staff receive specialized training in order to assist women with their housing, legal, financial, and safety planning needs.

Sarnia Police Services

Victim Services of Sarnia-Lambton
This non-profit community based organization works in co-operation with local emergency service providers and other related community services to meet the short-term needs of victims of crime and tragic circumstances by providing emotional support, practical assistance and referrals to community resources.

The Assaulted Women’s Helpline
Crisis counselling, emotional support, safety planning, guidance around options, referrals for : 

  • Shelters
  • Rape crisis centres
  • Legal services and supports
  • Community based supports
  • Criminal justice supports and services
  • Counsellors and therapists 
  • Support groups
  • Culturally and linguistically appropriate services

The Ontario Network of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Centres
This website provides information about the services offered at Sexual Assault Care and Treatment Centres in Ontario as well as information about sexual assault and domestic violence.

Maps & Directions

Bluewater Health’s programs and services are distributed across two locations, Bluewater Health in Sarnia and Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia. 

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Emergency Care

Bluewater Health’s Emergency Department (ED) provides safe, quality emergency nursing and medical care to patients.

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