COVID-19: How Your Support Helps Women and Girls During the Pandemic

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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Expanding The Reach: To Address Violence Against Women with Disabilities

Scarborough Women’s Centre Scarborough, Ontario This program addresses gender-based violence experienced by women with visible and invisible disabilities in several key ways. It offers women with disabilities the opportunity increase their awareness of disability and gender-based violence, and to develop leadership skills. It will also develop training opportunities and resources that build service providers’ capacity […]

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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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