Provides trauma-informed medical and forensic care to individuals who have experienced recent sexual assault and or intentional relationship violence
Provides urgent, compassionate, and culturally sensitive treatment by a trained professional nurse examiner.
Types of violence addressed include:
- Sexual assault
- Child abuse, assault, and neglect
- Domestic violence
- Intimate partner violence, and
- Human trafficking and exploitation
- Elder abuse
Care includes a review of health/medical concerns and needs, the offer of a comprehensive forensic evaluation, witness testimony in court, and referrals to follow-up care.
Accessed through Fraser Health Emergency Department.
Must consent to care. Available to people of all genders, aged 2 years and older who have experienced sexual assault and or intentional relationship violence within the past 7 days.
Physician's referral is not required. Present to Emergency Room at hospital for immediate referral to nurse examiner following triage assessment.
English. Translation services available on site.
Location(s) offering this service
Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre
32900 Marshall Road
Shirley Dean Pavilion, 9634 King George Blvd
Surrey Memorial Hospital
13750 96th Avenue