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 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 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…
Published on 2016 04 14 | by Lindsay Pomper | in clinic, News
The Victoria Sexual Assault Clinic is now open! Hear from one person about what this opening means to her.
Published on 2015 02 05 | by Lindsay Pomper | in News
We are now accepting applications for training to be a volunteer with the Sexual Assault Response Team…
Published on 2014 10 21 | by Alyx MacAdams | in News
A sneak peak in to our first and recently completed “Core Training” for new volunteers and staff!
Published on 2014 07 16 | by Lindsay Pomper | in News
It’s 3am, your pager just woke you up, it’s time to head down to the hospital to meet with a recent survivor of sexual assault to provide support and information on what their options are…
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…
Published on | by Lindsay Pomper | in News
The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is an essential service for the Victoria community. Meet one the team’s integral members that make this program possible…
Published on 2014 02 20 | by Alyx MacAdams | in Trans Inclusion
We had a recent workshop about trans inclusion with Forensic Nurses and …