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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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The Importance of Resistance and Choice

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Published on 2016 06 17 | by VSAC | in News

Catherine Day, a crisis counsellor at the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre, shares her thoughts about some of the recent events covered in the media and how resistance and choice are vital to these conversations.

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