SSAIC Service Restriction Notice: UPDATED APRIL 27th
In order to continue to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19, SSAIC counsellors will be resuming a full schedule of remote telephone counselling effective April 27th, 2020. Current clients of SSAIC whose appointments were cancelled due to COVID-19 will be contacted by their counsellor to reschedule their appointment. Appointments will be rebooked in the order they were cancelled.
*Please note that the incoming calls from SSAIC are private or unknown callers.*
SSAIC office hours will remain from 1pm-5pm, Monday through Friday through phone only. We will remain closed to the public at this time. A counsellor will be available during these hours at 306-244-2294 to provide intake services to survivors of sexual assault and provide information to the public. Our 24-hour sexual assault crisis line remains fully operational at 306-244-2224.
We are also here for you via our website. Please check out our new on-line resource, the Survivor’s Toolkit, where we have collected handy resources and tools to support survivors.
If You’ve Been Recently Sexually Assaulted – Covid-19 Protocol
Saskatoon Police Services are still able to take a report about sexual assault, but their process has been adapted. Currently for sexual assaults, they are offering telephone reporting or in-person reporting where an officer will visit your home. Click here for information about reporting a sexual assault amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Saskatoon Police Service – Non-Emergency Number: 306-975-8300
The Saskatchewan Health Authority has also taken some safety precautions, but most hospitals are still seeing the public at this time. If you’ve recently experienced a sexual assault, you can still visit any hospital in Saskatoon for medical care. Follow this link to stay up-to-date on SHA news across the province.
We greatly appreciate everyone’s understanding as we do our best to continue to support clients from a distance in this challenging situation. We will update our website regularly as this Covid-19 response evolves.
For any of you that would like more information about Covid-19 please see the Saskatchewan Health Authority, Covid-19 website at https://www.saskhealthauthority.ca/ and the Government of Saskatchewan Covid-19 webpage for the latest information and updates. https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus