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The Coun­selling Pro­gram offers con­fi­den­tial trau­ma-informed sup­port ser­vices for sur­vivors of sex­u­al vio­lence, 16 years of age and old­er, who have expe­ri­enced sex­u­al vio­lence at any point in their lives. All coun­selling begins by call­ing our office to self-refer to the pro­gram before com­plet­ing an intake appoint­ment. Please note that when receiv­ing calls back from SACHA our num­ber will appear as blocked’ to ensure the con­fi­den­tial­i­ty of ser­vice users. 

Accessing Counselling

Individual Counselling takes place Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 9am-5pm and Wednesday 12-8pm

Call to find out when groups are being offered or check our social media for updates @SACHAhamont

Call us at 905.525.4573 to find out how to start counselling

Please note to access Counselling services you must live, work, or go to school in the Hamilton catchment area.

What we offer

  • Indi­vid­ual coun­selling to sup­port heal­ing around sex­u­al violence
  • Groups to sup­port sur­vivors of sex­u­al vio­lence while con­nect­ing with oth­ers who shared some lived experience 
  • Non-judg­men­tal sup­port that sees the sur­vivor as the expert in their lived expe­ri­ences and healing
  • Trau­ma-informed, anti-racist, anti-oppres­sive, and inter­sec­tion­al fem­i­nist approach
  • Sur­vivor-cen­tered in our approach to lis­ten­ing and respond­ing to dis­clo­sures of sex­u­al violence

If you are inter­est­ed in indi­vid­ual or group coun­selling at SACHA please call 905.525.4573. A SACHA coun­sel­lor would be excit­ed to answer your questions.

Please con­tin­ue to check our web­site and social media @SACHAhamont to stay informed of upcom­ing groups being offered.

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