SACHA - Sexual Assault Centre
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
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