Programs & Services
Free, confidential services are available to women 16 or older, who have experienced sexual assault/harassment/abuse, past or present.
24 Hour Crisis Intervention Including a 24-Hour Crisis Line
Support, assistance, information, referral and individualized response for victims of sexual assault/harassment/abuse. Family members or friends who are in need of support or require information that will assist them in supporting their loved one are welcome to call the Crisis Line. CKSACC staff members or volunteer crisis-line workers will respond to crisis and support calls at 519-354-8688.
Support & Advocacy
Short or long term support counselling, as well as information, advocacy and assistance with such matters as housing and basic needs, criminal injuries compensation, human rights concerns, community organizations and programs, social services etc. are available. Survivors can schedule appointments by calling the CKSACC business line Monday through Thursday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 519-354-8908.
Counselling services are available to male victims/survivors of sexual abuse at Family Service Kent: 519-354-6221.
Through co-operative efforts with community partners CKSACC support services are available at specific locations throughout the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. In addition, the CKSACC participates in the organization and planning of joint endeavours with other equality-seeking social/justice community groups to promote respect and address issues of inequality and marginalization.
Awareness and Prevention
CKSACC offers public education and awareness to increase understanding and consciousness about systemic roots and causes of gendered violence, and ending sexual assault / harassment / abuse.
Information and Referral
Information and Referral are provided as required to meet individual circumstances.