Mackenzie Health Hospital
Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault (DASA) Care Centre of York Region
|Record #: HMT1273||Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017||Last Full Update: 20 Jun 2017|
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|Description & Services|
|Description||DASA Emergency Care Services are available through the Emergency Department at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, 10 Trench St. Richmond Hill, On. L4C 4Z3 * services for sexual assault and domestic abuse victims * provides a coordinated system to ensure people receive the immediate specialized treatment they require and that they are referred to appropriate agencies for follow-up care * if assault is recent (within 12 days) a nurse will meet the victim in the emergency department at Mackenzie Health Hospital * available options will be reviewed * medication may be offered for sexually transmitted diseases * client will be referred for follow up and possibly counselling * risk assessment and safety planning offered * referral for long-term counselling if needed * acute care within 12 days of sexual assault or two weeks of physical assault
Domestic Abuse /Assault – An act of power and control by a person over his/her current or past partner, spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend. It can include physical, sexual, financial or emotional abuse.
Sexual Assault/Abuse – Any form of sexual activity with another person without his/her consent.
Sexual Harassment – Unwelcome, uninvited remarks, gestures or actions of a sexual nature that make a person feel unsafe or uncomfortable.
Criminal Harassment – A pattern of threatening conduct that causes a person to reasonably fear for their safety or the safety of anyone known to them.
|Hours||Mon-Sun 24 hours a day|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services|
|Eligibility||General * counselling - age 14 and older|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Areas Served||York Region|
|Address & Map||
Upper Thornhill Centre
955 Major MacKenzie Dr W
Vaughan, ON L6A 4P9
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|Major Intersection||Major Mackenzie Dr W / Bathurst St|
|Office Phone||905-832-1406 ext 1|
|Crisis Phone||905-883-1212 ext. 0 and ask for the DASA nurse on call|
|Primary Contact||Andreea Anton, Manager, Mackenzie Health; Phone: 905-883-1212 ext 7724|
|Alternate Contact||Department Secretary; Phone: 905-832-1406 ext 1; Fax: 905-832-0720; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Public Bulletin||The Upper Thornhill site is for booked appointments only. Emergency care is provided by DASA through the Emergency Department at Mackenzie Health, 10 Trench St., Richmond Hill|
|Settlement Headings||Health ; Hospitals ; Language|
|Subjects||Abuse ; Assaulted women ; Counselling ; Emergencies ; Incest ; Sexual assault ; Sexual assault victims ; Woman abuse ; Women|