We Have Resources to Help You or Someone You Care About
1. Resources for Healing
The Resources for Healing audio files guide listeners to develop skills for healing, such as deep breathing, guided visualization, containment, progressive muscle relaxation and grounding. Click on the link below to find out more about theresource as well as listen.
2. Agency Pamphlets
3. Information and Resource Booklets for the Clinic
These booklets were designed for recent survivors of sexual assault who are interested in the services of the Victoria Sexual Assault Clinic and Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).
1.) Information and Resources for Survivors of Sexual Assault (text rich version)
This booklet is for recent sexual assault survivors and contains important and comprehensive information regarding their medical and reporting options, what to expect when receiving medical attention, what to expect if they choose to make a police report and what supports are available.View Booklet (English) View Booklet (Arabic) View Booklet (French) View Booklet (Spanish)
2.) Information and Resources for Survivors of Sexual Assault (text with pictures version)
This booklet is for recent sexual assault survivors and contains important information regarding their medical, reporting and support options. This booklet is formatted for readers who may have limited English literacy, low vision or aphasia due to stroke or acquired brain injury.View Booklet (English) View Booklet (Arabic) View Booklet (French) View Booklet (Spanish)
4. Information and Resource Booklet for Supporting Trans, Two-Spirit and Gender Diverse Survivors
The purpose of this document is to help prepare Forensic Nurse Examiners, Victim Service Workers, Healthcare Professionals and other service providers in the Greater Victoria area to better support Trans, Two-Spirit, and Gender Diverse survivors of Sexual Assault, Childhood Sexual Abuse, and Sexualized Violence.View Booklet (English)
5. About Sexualized Violence: Information for Adult Survivors
This booklet provides a wide range of information for survivors who have either experienced a recent sexual assault or have been sexually assaulted in the past. Booklet sections include: what is sexualized violence, what is consent, legal issues, approaches for healing, trauma, common reactions and how to support a survivor.View Booklet (English)
3. Sexual Assault Reporting: A Guide for Survivors
This pamphlet was created by the Pro Bono Law Student Society in collaboration with the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre and other local agencies. The Pamphlet provides survivors with information about options for police reporting and the criminal court process.View Pamphlet (English) View Pamphlet (Arabic) View Pamphlet (French) View Pamphlet (Mandarin) View Pamphlet (Spanish)
Funding for translated information booklets and pamphlet generously provided by The Department of Justice Canada.