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Sexual Assault Response Team

Specially trained nurses who provide sexual assault examination and care for individuals 14 years and older.

The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is a team of Registered Nurses with specialized education in sexual assault care. They serve 11 Edmonton area emergency rooms 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.The team provides compassionate, confidential, culturally sensitive, and nonjudgmental care to individuals who have been sexually assaulted in the last 7 days with or without police involvement. Care includes assessment, physical examination, testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and pregnancy, giving medicine to prevent STIs and pregnancy, and referrals for counselling or other healthcare services.

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Contact Details

University of Alberta Hospital

8440 112 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2B7
780-735-3440 (START)
Getting There

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Hours of Operation

Access to this service is by Emergency Room visit only

Service Providers May Include
registered nurses (RNs)

Available to individuals aged 14 and older who have been sexually assaulted in the previous 7 days.

Children 13 years and younger who have been sexually assaulted should go to the Stollery within the first 3 days.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Go to the Emergency Room and tell the triage nurse you would like to see the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) or that you've been sexually assaulted.

If you have questions, contact the SART team by email (, or leave a message. The next available nurse will reply (the nurses may be out of the office for extended periods seeing patients).

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