Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton (SAVIS)

Site: Oakville - Rebecca St

Record #: OAK2741
Last Full Update: 04 Aug 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Intake and information 905-825-3622
Toll Free Phone 1-877-268-8416
Crisis Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-875-1555
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Julia Fiddes, Manager, Service Integration; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Shelagh Nuttall, Manager, Development

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A registered charity that provides free, confidential, non-judgmental, 24 hour support and counselling services for female-identified, male-identified and gender fluid survivors of violence, as well as support people of survivors.

Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Established 1989
Primary Executive Silvia Samsa, Executive Director; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal - Region of Halton ; Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General ; Donations ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton ; Foundation - Canadian Women's Foundation

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Services include:

  • 24-hour crisis line
  • free individual counselling for ages 16 and up
  • support services for friends and family members
  • advocacy, support and accompaniment to Nina's Place, the police station and court

Public Education

Anti-Human Trafficking Services

  • Case Workers provide support and assistance to survivors
  • for more information, see listing - OAK0170

Halton Collaborative Against Human Trafficking

  • created to raise awareness about human trafficking in Halton and surrounding area
  • for more information, see listing - OAK0047
  • Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
  • Crisis LIne: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
All survivors of violence

Call the intake and information number to arrange an appointment

Languages English ; Interpretive Services - when requested
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location 2nd floor of South Oakville Centre
Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
South Oakville Centre (formerly Hopedale Mall)
1515 Rebecca St, Suite 227
Oakville, ON L6L 5G8
Intersection Third Line and Rebecca St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Emergency / Crisis
HCSD Sub Heading Counselling for Abused Women ; Crisis Lines for Abuse / Violence ; Crisis Lines for Abused Women ; Sexual Assault Support ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories Adult Sexual Assault Prevention ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; General Abuse Prevention ; Human Trafficking Prevention ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Family Violence Issues ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Men ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Transgender Individuals ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Women ; Sexual Assault Hotlines ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Sexual Assault Issues ; Women's Advocacy Groups ~ Sexual Assault Issues

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