Third Option for sexual assault survivors available in P.E.I.

Domain: Care
Government:Provincial/Territorial, Ontario
Tags:Care, Violence, Support

Islanders experiencing sexual violence can request the Third Option in Prince Edward Island.

PEI’s Third Option service is an extension of the current Enhanced Emergency Sexual Assault Services. Survivors of sexual violence who present at an Island hospital emergency room can agree to have evidence collected and stored anonymously. The addition of the Third Option provides survivors more time to consider making a complaint to police while they receive immediate medical attention and support. 

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