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VSAC wins BC Health Care Award!

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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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The Clinic Turns One!

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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.

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Why Call the Crisis and Information Line?

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Published on 2016 09 13 | by Barb Peck | in Counselling

Often people are surprised when I tell them all of the things they can access our crisis and information line for so I’d like to clear up any misconceptions. The very first and most important message is: You don’t have to be in crisis to call…

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Inclusion Includes Education

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Published on 2014 04 22 | by Alyx MacAdams | in Trans Inclusion

For many trans* inclusion is either a new topic or one that is not completely understood. This is why community education through workshops is vital to making services more accessible and safe for trans* and gender variant people…

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