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The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)

Specially trained nurses who provide sexual assault examination and care for individuals 14 years and older.

The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is a team of Registered Nurses with specialized education in sexual assault care.  They serve 11 Edmonton area emergency rooms 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.The team provides compassionate, confidential, culturally sensitive, and nonjudgmental care to individuals who have been sexually assaulted in the last 7 days with or without police involvement. Care includes assessment, physical examination, testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and pregnancy, giving medicine to prevent STIs and pregnancy, and referrals for counselling or other healthcare services.

Service Locations

Devon General Hospital
Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital
Grey Nuns Community Hospital
Leduc Community Hospital
Misericordia Community Hospital
Northeast Community Health Centre
Royal Alexandra Hospital
Strathcona Community Hospital
Sturgeon Community Hospital
University of Alberta Hospital
WestView Health Centre - Stony Plain

Treaty Land Acknowledgement

ASPECC is located in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) (Beaver Hill House) on Treaty 6 Territory, unceded, stolen land, home, traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and travelling route of the Nêhiyawak (Cree), Anishinaabe (Saulteaux), Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), Métis, Dene, and Nakota Sioux. We stand with those who have suffered at the hands of colonization, which continues today, and we are committed to actively work towards reconciliation and the restoration of land rights.