Sexual Assault Counselling Program

Type of Service

Abuse Services

Program Description

Individual counselling, therapy groups and psycho-educational groups for women who have been sexually assaulted. Professionally qualified social workers help women who are survivors of sexual assault to find solutions to a devastating and traumatic experience. Model of service is solution-focused therapy. Average length of stay is six to twelve months.

Program Restricted To


Access Information

A woman of the region of Waterloo who is a survivor of sexual assault can call Carizon Family and Community Services directly and request help. In the initial telephone conversation, the woman will speak directly to an Intake Worker, who is a professional counsellor. Based on the presenting problems, the Intake Worker will assign the woman to the most appropriate counsellor. The Intake Worker will give the woman the time of her first appointment-depending on the client's circumstances and the availability of counsellors-generally the first appointment is within two weeks.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-743-6333
Fax 519-743-3496

Clients Served

Gender Female
Age 18 and up
Catchment Counties: (Waterloo)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed


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Main Hours

Monday 0900-2000
Tuesday 0900-2000
Wednesday 0900-2000
Thursday 0900-2000
Friday 0900-1600
Saturday 0900-1500