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Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Care Centre (DASA)


The Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault (DASA) Care Centre is a regional centre for the care of victims/survivors of sexual assault and domestic abuse.

Services are provided by healthcare professionals who are specially trained in forensics and trauma related to abuse and assault. The centre also provides client counseling as well as support to family members and caregivers. DASA Emergency Care Services are available through the Emergency Department at Mackenzie Health located at 10 Trench Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario

 

To contact DASA:

 

Upper Thornhill Centre

955 Major Mackenzie Drive West

Suite 362

Vaughan, ON

L6A 4P9

Tel: 905-832-1406

 

DASA Emergency Care Services are available through the Emergency Department at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital. 

 

Call 905-883-1212 ext. 0 and ask for the DASA nurse on call to be contacted for you. Or you can go to the Emergency Department at Mackenzie Health and tell the nurse at the front desk you would like to see the DASA nurse on call.

 

Please call

 

905-832-1406 or toll free at 1-800-521-6004  Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Patients can also self-refer to DASA Care Centre. 

 

DASA Outpatient Services are available at the Upper Thornhill Centre site at:

955 Major Mackenzie Drive West, Vaughan, Ontario

Suite 362

Tel: 905-832-1406

 

Important notes

There is no fee for any DASA service.

Confidentiality will be respected.

Language interpretation services are available.

DASA is a positive space service.  

 

DASA serves individuals and families who have experienced:

  • 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. 

 

Mackenzie Health / 10 Trench St. Richmond Hill, On. L4C 4Z3 / Richmond Hill Line: 905-883-1212 or Vaughan Line: 905-832-4554 / TTY Service: 905-883-2123