Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (SACC)

If your child has experienced sexual abuse, or where sexual abuse is suspected, he or she may be eligible for short and long-term counselling in this program. Using research-based treatment, counselors provide support to reduce your child’s trauma symptoms, decrease stress, increase self-esteem and improve his or her overall-well-being.

The Sexual Abuse Counselling Program provides a variety of services including: assessment, individual counselling and parent support. 

Comprehensive services include:

  • Clinical assessment to determine needs
  • A broad range of treatment formats and modalities
  • Expressive (art and play) therapy using professionally designed, state-of-the-art facilities
  • Education and emotional support for family members with respect to parenting concerns, managing behaviours, preventing further abuse and communicating about sexual abuse
  • Assistance with applications for Crime Victim Assistance compensation, and in accessing specialized help with the court process when needed
  • Workshops and information sessions to increase community understanding about sexual abuse
  • Collaboration and consultation with specialized services and professionals
  • Referrals to other services and resources in the community.

Non-offending family members and caregivers also receive support and education to help cope with the impact of sexual abuse on the family.

Please call the number above for intake information. Our intake requirements are based on current provincial guidelines for sexual abuse intervention programs.

This Program Is For:
Children & Youth (3-18)

Requirements:
Age 3-18; Resident of Surrey

Referral:

Self-referral, Ministry of Children and Family Development, Victim Services,  The Heal Clinic, Community Organizations

Multilingual:
Yes

Languages:
English, Punjabi

Register for this Program: 

604.584.5811 ext 1301

Please ask to speak with a sexual abuse intake worker

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(evening appointments available)

Contact Info:
Nancy Orlikow
Senior Program Manager
604.584.5811 ext.1325
nancy.orlikow@options.bc.ca

Location:
Carole Wahl Building
9815 – 140 St.
Surrey, BC   V3T 4M4 (map)