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SASC support services continue online and over the phone 

By Annette Angell, SASC Manager Social distancing helps flatten the curve, but staying at home isn’t safe for everyone. Violence increases during any crisis, whether it is an earthquake or a pandemic. The increases we are currently witnessing in sexual violence due to COVID 19 social distancing measures are not unexpected.  To meet the needs…

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SASC Volunteer Stories: Working together towards a common goal

Volunteers are essential to keep the Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) office running, organize events and spread the voice about initiatives such as Healing Fires: Art by Survivors and Allies, Come Together, and Consent Tea. We met with the Projects and Events volunteer who told us about her experience. Tell us your favourite moment this year as a…

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Volunteer Stories: Experience of a SASC volunteer

When I began volunteering for the SASC three years ago, the only volunteer positions offered were outreach and office positions. Since then they’ve expanded. The SASC now offers Healthier Masculinity and event planning positions in addition to the outreach and office roles. This expansion is important because programs like the Healthier Masculinity Men’s Circle, the…

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