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Programs & Services


Calgary Sexual Assault Response Team

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:

  1. medical treatment with no police involvement or
  2. medical treatment with police involvement, forensic exam and evidence collection or
  3. 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.

Contact Details

Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre

Address
1213 4 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2R 0X7
Telephone
403-955-6030 (CSART information line)
Tollfree
811 (Health Link)
Accessibility

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.

Getting There

Patient pay parking
Parking map

Hours of Operation
Available
24 hour service
Access
Service Providers May Include
crisis counsellors, doctors, police officers, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility

If you have been sexually assaulted in the last 7 days and you are:
14 years old / older go to Sheldon M. Chumir Health Care urgent care / any emergency department / urgent care centre
13 years old / younger go to the Alberta Children’s Hospital emergency department


If you have been sexually assaulted OVER 7 days ago, contact:
Sexual & Reproductive Health Clinics 403-955-6500
Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse
Alberta One Line for Sexual Violence 1-866-403-8000 phone or text
STI Clinic 1-855-945-6700
Family doctor, walk-in clinic or call Health Link 811

Service Access

If you have been sexually assaulted in the past 7 days and you are 14 years old or older go to Sheldon M. Chumir Health Care (SMCHC) urgent care or any emergency department or urgent care centre. Tell the triage nurse when you check-in that you've been sexually assaulted.
If you have been sexually assaulted within the past 7 days and you are 13 years old or younger - go to the Alberta Children's Hospital Emergency Department. Tell the triage nurse when you check-in that you or your child has been sexually assaulted.
If it is an emergency call: 911
If you are a healthcare provider and you need to access or consult with CSART, call Foothills Medical Centre switchboard.

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


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Partners

Partners/affiliations

Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA), Calgary Police Service, area RCMP, Alberta Justice

Service Locations
Also Known As
Acronym
CSART
Other
SART