Local Resources for Sex Workers and Survivors of Sex Trafficking

Our Centre is a member of the Sex Workers' Action Network of Waterloo Region.

If you are a sex worker who has experienced sexual assault or if you are being exploited sexually, our confidential 24 Hour Support Line is available to you at 519-741-8633.

If you have experienced sexual assault or sexual expoitation, free counselling is available to you by calling our office at 519-571-0121.

Below is a summary of some local resources for sex workers and/or those who have experienced  sexual exploitation:

Works to reduce HIV-related infection, stigma and discrimination, and improve HIV care and support to individuals and families.

Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre
Identification clinic for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, medical and dental services, counselling.

Kitchener- Waterloo Mulitcultural Centre
Settlement workers are available to help survivors of sex trafficking in a number of areas including housing, forms, finances, identification/passports, emotional support. Free interpreters are also available through KWMC.

The SHORE Centre
Sexual health counselling and educational services.

Sanguen Health Centre
Strives to meet the needs of those living with or at risk for Hepatitis C through the provision of education, support, and medical care.

Victim Services of Waterloo Region
24 hour crisis intervention. Emergency services and basic needs.

Waterloo Region Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre
Medical examination and assessment, STI, HIV & pregnancy prophylactic medications, forensic evidence collection for sexual assault survivors.

Waterloo Regional Police Service
Investigate crimes related to sexual exploitation, assault and trafficking.

YWCA Kitchener-Waterloo
Housing, shelter, emergency needs for women, families with children and trans men and women.