Working in the sex trade can make you a vulnerable target. The Hamilton Police Service are asking women to exercise caution and be vigilant for your personal safety while working.

Safety Tips

  • Check in with someone you know regularly
  • Let someone know where you are working and if you have to leave the area
  • Have a safety plan should a dangerous situation occur
  • Avoid secluded areas
  • Try to work alongside someone else so they can see who you are with/what vehicle you are in
  • Always carry a functioning cell phone
  • Trust your instincts!
  • Report bad dates to the police and/or someone you trust
  • Be aware of Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assaults

If you have been a victim of crime, contact the Hamilton Police Service at 905-546-4925.

Resources  
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre

905-521-2100

ext.73557

SACHA Sexual Assault Centre 905-525-4162
Elizabeth Fry Society  905-527-9037
Chrysalis Anti-Human Trafficking Network   866-528-7109

Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault (PDF 225 KB)

Dont Be That Guy (PDF 146 KB)