Provides trauma-informed medical and forensic care to individuals who have experienced intentional person-to-person 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
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 for care. Incident must have occurred within 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.