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Developing and Coaching Peers to Success

Sistering Toronto, Ontario This program provides leadership training to women and Trans peer workers who have lived experiences of trauma, mental health and addictions, and those marginalized by poverty and homelessness. Sistering will research, test, and share documentation of this new leadership program, which is designed to work in a low-barrier environment and support participants […]

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On-Reserve Counselling Support for Victims of Sexual Violence

Battlefords & Area Sexual Assault Centre Inc. Battleford, Saskatchewan The impact of sexual violence that occurred in residential schools has led to an overwhelming amount of intergenerational trauma. The goal of this program is to address the cycle of sexual abuse in First Nations Communities and its links to suicide among youth. This project enables […]

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Beyond Peer Support: Reconceptualizing a Community Empowerment Model for Im/migrant Sex Workers Who Experience Violence

Supporting Women’s Alternatives Network (SWAN Vancouver) Society Vancouver, BC This program will build capacity and empower im/migrant women who do sex work to move out of violence and into confidence and leadership via peer-led initiatives. With participants as leaders, women will empower their communities and facilitate sustainable paths to leadership and resistance to address gender-based […]

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“The Way Out” Work Therapy Program for Survivors of Trauma and/or Abuse

The Castlegar and District Community Services Society Castlegar, BC This work-reintegration program aims to help participants build self-confidence and independence after experiences of trauma and/or abuse. In a therapeutic environment, participants develop strategies for adapting to new work placements, and building on their strengths at their own pace. The program seeks to provide barrier-free services […]

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