Provides confidential medical care, emotional support, reporting options, forensic examination and evidence collection for people who have been sexually assaulted in the last 7 days ( 168 hours ).
CSART is a team of registered nurses, doctors and crisis counsellors who have specialized training and expertise to support people who have been sexually assaulted.
If you or your child has been sexually assaulted in the last 7 days ( 168 hours ), we can offer confidential services including:
- medical treatment with no police involvement or
- medical treatment with police involvement, forensic exam and evidence collection or
- medical treatment, forensic exam, evidence collection and storage. You can have up to 1 year to decide if you want to report to the police
A crisis counsellor from Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse ( CCASA ) can provide emotional support and strategies for coping after a sexual assault, assess your immediate needs, and follow up with you if you choose.
For more information visit the Sexual Assault Response Team website.