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Member of the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres

Sexual Assault Survivors'
Centre Sarnia Lambton

189 Wellington St. - Unit 3
Sarnia, ON   N7T 1G6
Phone: (519) 337-3154
Fax: (519) 337-0819
Toll Free: 1-888-231-0536

 
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About Us

1982

A meeting was held at Lambton College in January. Forty professionals attended who represented several social service agencies from Lambton County. There was concern over the lack of a specific service for victims of sexual assault. n July the Support for Sexual Assault Victims ( S.S.A.V. ) was born

1985

Support for Sexual Assault Victims became members of the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres.

1986

On May 29th Support for Sexual Assault Victims was incorporated as a non - profit charitable organization. Name officially changed to Sarnia / Lambton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre.

1987

On going funding received from the Minister of the Solicitor General.

1988

The Centre became a member agency of the Sarnia -Lambton United Way. This funding allowed the office to open Monday to Friday.

1990

Ministry of the Attorney General announced increased funding for all sexual assault Centres over the next five years.

1992

Name Changes to Sexual Assault Survivors' Centre Sarnia - Lambton. Programs expanded with the hiring of full - time counsellors.

Present

Sexual Assault Survivors' Centre Sarnia - Lambton currently funded by the Ministry of Attorney General and by private donations offers a full range of Services for survivors of Sexual Assault and sexual abuse, 16 years of age and older.