Sexual assault centres have been operating in Ontario since the 1990s — some since the 1970s.
Since then, the number of survivors accessing crisis support and counselling has multiplied—in some regions by up to 4 times. Yet funding for these services has not kept pace.
Learn more, below.
Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC) includes over 30 community-based sexual assault centres in Ontario. This infographic was compiled in 2022, using data collected over a 9-month period in both 2019 and in 2021, and provided by a sample of 18 OCRCC member centres. If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual violence, go to: www.sexualassaultsupport.ca/support.