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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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Sohkitihiwin Youth Retreats

Heart Linked Community Services Co-operative Saskatoon, Saskatchewan The Sohkitihiwin retreat program was created in response to the increasing number of suicides being attempted or completed by First Nations youth in Northern Saskatchewan. The focus of the program is to provide girls with an opportunity to grow through retreats, away from the pressures and temptations in […]

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The Basket Project

Common Weal Community Arts, Regina SK The Basket Project will engage participants in basket-making as a way for victims, families, and communities to help rebuild their lives after experiences of violence. Veteran artist Michèle Mackasey is helping to develop this program to empower Indigenous girls and women against sexualized violence. Mackasey will work alongside local […]

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SOFIA House Women’s Programming

Sofia House, Regina The women’s programming at SOFIA House offers individual and group counselling to those who are staying there. Counselling topics include: understanding abuse; self-esteem, stress management, and education and socialization of girls and young women. SOFIA House counsellors also connect women to services in the community. This grant enables SOFIA House to extend […]

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