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First Light – The St. John’s Native Friendship Centre Association

Indigenous Training Module Enhancement Project First Light has had an exponential increase in the number of requests from social workers, legal aid, and other public servants in the justice field, and plans to design modules that include local examples and statistics that will have the greatest impact on their work. This investment will provide the […]


Sexual Violence Support Groups for Marginalized Gender Survivors

Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre, St. John’s This project offers a new and much-needed source of support for female and gender non-conforming survivors of sexual violence in the Northeast Avalon region of Newfoundland. Through support groups co-facilitated by a social worker and counsellor, participants will have the opportunity to discuss how […]


Supporting Diverse Survivors of Sexual Violence

Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre, St. John’s The goal of this project is to diversify and update the organization’s training program for volunteers on the 24-Hour Crisis, Support, and Information Line. The project will engage stakeholders and deepen community partnerships in order to develop training modules on how best to support […]


Helping Children Thrive: Supporting Women Abuse Survivors as Mothers

St. John’s Women’s Centre/Marguerite’s Place, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador Helping Children Thrive supports mothers who are leaving situations of domestic violence to develop effective parenting skills. This 12-week program helps mothers understand how domestic violence can undermine their parenting and offers alternative strategies in a safe and supportive environment. The overall goal is to […]



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