SACHA - Sexual Assault Centre
905.525.4162
Erasing Your Tracks Online
75 MacNab St. South, 3rd floor
Hamilton Ontario L8P 3C1 Canada
PHONE 905.525.4573 FAX 905.525.7085 TTY 905.525.4592
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How to Help Survivors of Sexual Assault
  • Believe
  • Empower
  • Be non-judgemental
  • Empathize
  • Help her see herself as the expert
  • Honour coping strategies
  • Don't minimize
  • Normalize
  • Reframe self-blame
  • Listen, validate, options, applause
  • Refer to other resources
This resource developed with the generous support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
All services are Free, Confidential and Non-Judgmental. © SACHA. 24 Hour Support Line 905-525-4162

A member of the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres
A member of the Women Abuse Working Group Wawg
A United Way Member Agency Uw
Supported by the Ministry of the Attorney General Ontario Victim Services Secretariat Ontario and the City of Hamilton Hamilton