Emergency Sexual Assault Services

This is a free and confidential program providing support to survivors of sexual assault, sexual abuse and sexual harassment.

We provide support to survivors of all ages, genders and ethnic backgrounds of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and sexual harassment. The Emergency Sexual Assault Services support worker can also provide outreach, prevention, and education to youth of all ages, genders and ethnic backgrounds through engagement with local high schools, Shishalh nation, Vancouver Coastal Health, RCMP, MCFD, and Youth Centres.

What you can expect from the program

We will listen to you and believe you.

If you have been a victim of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and sexual harassment, we provide free confidential support information and referrals.

  • Our service is available to survivors, whether you choose to report to the police or not
  • Our support is based on what you want to do and you are supported to make your own decisions
  • We can suggest options or ideas that are available to you in your situation and provide you with information about your case from the police and court system
  • We can advocate for you and or accompany you to appointments with the police, court system, government, medical services and others
  • We can attend court appearances and give you updates on what’s happening with your case

How you can take part

Please call 604-885-0322 (office) or 604-865-0987 (cell) to speak to a Emergency Sexual Assault Services Worker, you can leave confidential messages 24/7.

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Crime Victim Assistance Program    1-866-660-3888

  • Emergency - 911
  • RCMP Non- Emergency - 604-885-2266
  • Police Based Victim Services - 604-885-5554
  • Sunshine Coast Community Services - 604-885-588
  • Sechelt Hospital - 604-885-2224
  • Sechelt Mental Health - 604-885-6101
  • Options for Sexual Health - 1-800-739-7367
  • SC Youth Clinics (24 years and under) - 604-886-5600
    • Sechelt (Wed 3-5:30 pm)
    • Gibsons (Mon 3-5 pm)
    • Pender Harbour (Tues 3-5 pm)
  • Child and Youth Mental Health (MCFD) (18 years and under)
    • Sechelt Intake (Tues 9 am-12 pm) - 604-740-8900
    • Gibsons Intake (Tues 1:30 pm-4:30 pm) - 604-886-5525
    • Pender Harbor Intake - 604-740-8900
  • Youth Mental Health & Addiction Services (VCH) - 604-989-0667
  • Youth Outreach SCCSS - 604-865-0178
    (24/7 confidential messages)
  • Kids Help Phone (24hr) - 310-1234/1-800-668-6868 or text the word CONNECT = 686868
  • Youth in BC - 1-866-661-3311
  • 24hr Rape Crisis Line - 604-872-8212
  • HealthLinkBC - 811
  • Trans Lifeline - 877-330-6366
  • Mental Health Crisis Line - 310-6789
  • 1 800 SUICIDE - 1-800-784-2433
  • KUU Crisis Line - 1-800-588-8717

Youthspace: Support and Crisis - 778-783-0177. Chat and text available 6 pm to midnight every day. Visit youthspace.ca for information/ intervention centre via text and online chat, e-counselling, online resources.


LInks to guides, toolkits and a compilation of suicide prevention resources from various global sources via the Lifeline Canada Foundation.

Lifeline Canada Foundation


Foundry offers young people ages 12-24 health and wellness resources, services and supports – online and through integrated service centres in communities across BC.


Anxiety Canada

Information to help youths manage anxiety plus info & self-help strategies for several disorders.


Here to Help

Find quality information, learn new skills, and connect with key resources in BC. Explore strategies to help you take care of your mental health and use substances in healthier ways, find the information you need to manage mental health and substance use problems, and learn how you can support a loved one.


Know Your Rights

A Toolkit for 2SLGBTQIA+ Folks in Navigating Youth, Healthcare and Criminal Justice Issues. Know Your Rights is a collaborative project between the Kamloops Pride Association and Pro Bono Students Canada, Thompson Rivers University Law School chapter. This toolkit covers everything from sexuality and gender charter protections to the right to gender-affirming medical care, legal accommodations, how to find a lawyer, and medical privacy rights for youth under 18.


This program is funded by the Government of B.C., the Ending Violence Association of BC and community donations.


Program Contact Information

Leave confidential messages 24/7.

Sunshine Coast Community Services

PO Box 1069, 5638 Inlet Ave.
Sechelt, BC, V0N 3A0

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