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Fundraising Raffle a Huge Success!

Published on 2018 01 05 | by Lane Foster | in Events

Jodi & Laureen Bali put together a fabulous raffle to raise money for the Centre, and it was a huge success!  The raffle they organized raised $1537 for the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre. All proceeds will go directly to client services. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you from all staff, volunteers, and board […]

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Then We Work for Change – Dec 6, Part 2

Button for Dec 6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Published on 2017 12 28 | by Barb Peck | in Social Action

The following is the second half of a talk I gave on Dec 6 at Royal Roads University as part of their ceremony to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.   The first half is  in another blog post:  First We Mourn – Dec 6, Part 1.   They say if […]

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First We Mourn – Dec 6, Part 1

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Published on | by Barb Peck | in Social Action

The following are some of the thoughts I shared on Dec 6 at Royal Roads University as part of their ceremony to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.   The second half of this presentation follows in a separate post. Dec 6, 1989.  What a shock to hear the news.  […]

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2017 VSAC Holiday Hours

A holiday card: "Happy Holidays! Wishing you the best this holiday season from staff, board, and volunteers at VSAC"

Published on 2017 12 18 | by Lane Foster | in News

Holiday Hours Please note our reception will be closed from Monday, Dec 25th to Tuesday, January 2nd during the 2017/2018 holiday season. Crisis & Information Line: If you require immediate support at any time, please call our Crisis and Information Line: 250-383-3232. Victoria Sexual Assault Clinic: The Clinic will be accessible to recent survivors of sexual assault, ages 13+,  24hrs/day over the holidays.  To access […]

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VSAC wins BC Health Care Award!

4 women wearing semi casual outfits in a banquet room, smiling

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 […]

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VSAC Supports Trans, Gender Non-Conforming, and Two-Spirit Rights

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 […]

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Tri Relay Teams – 1/3 the Work, 3X the Fun!

Triathlon of Compassion Relay Teams

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 […]

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