Published on 2017 07 13 | by Kara Taylor | in clinic
We are excited to announce that The Victoria Sexual Assault Clinic won an Award of Merit for Collaborative Solutions at the BC Health Care awards! Our Clinic is the first (and only!) community-based, sexual assault clinic for recent survivors of sexual assault in B.C. It was developed in collaboration with Island Health, Forensic Nurses, and […]
Published on 2017 06 15 | by Kara Taylor | in News
VSAC has done an audit of the accessibility of our space and our services…
Published on 2017 05 26 | by VSAC | in Trans Inclusion
The Victoria Sexual Assault Centre strongly supports Bill C-16, which is currently being considered by Senate. Last week it was announced that Bill C-16 to amend the Human Rights Code of Canada to protect Trans, Gender Non-Conforming, and Two-Spirit people was being introduced in the Senate. As the debates have taken shape over the last […]
Published on 2017 05 24 | by Barb Peck | in Events
Hey, wanna do the Triathlon of Compassion? If your response to that question is an incredulous, “You want me to swim, bike AND run?!“ have we got a deal for you – join as a relay team! That way if you swim like a fish but also run like one, you can get your fleet […]
Published on 2017 04 27 | by Sharde Long | in Volunteering
We are looking for volunteers for our 2017 Triathlon of Compassion! Learn more about how you can get involved.
Published on 2017 03 30 | by Tanille Geib | in Community Profile
Community Profiles We at VSAC wanted to start sharing our community connections with you all. Our organization has been running for 34 years because of you! With all your support financially, emotionally, and volunteering hours. We are lucky to have you part of our extended community. Thank you. Today, we would like to shine a […]
Published on 2017 03 29 | by Tanille Geib | in News
It has been a while since we have done introductions to some of the newer folk who are doing amazing work with us here at VSAC, so – here are some Hi’s and Hello’s! Nichola Watson Victim Service Support Worker & Crisis Counsellor Nichola Watson identifies as African-Jamaican. Nichola was born on the Caribbean island […]
Published on 2017 03 17 | by VSAC | in Events, News
The 24th annual Triathlon of Compassion will be held on June 25th, 2017! The Victoria Sexual Assault Centre’s longest running fundraiser invites you to sign up, and swim, bike and run for a great cause!
Published on 2017 02 17 | by VSAC | in clinic, Healing, News
February 17th, 2017 marks the first anniversary of the Victoria Sexual Assault Clinic: a confidential, accessible and welcoming facility that offers recent survivors of sexual assault access to medical and forensic care, options for reporting and support all in one centralized location.
Published on 2017 02 08 | by Barb Peck | in Healing
Anger is an emotion. It is not a behaviour and not the same as violence. Anger can be a life saving source of energy and provide vital information for survival. It can be a force for effecting positive change for individuals and societies.