ENDING VIOLENCE ASSOCIATION of BC
The Ending Violence Association of British Columbia (EVA BC) works to coordinate and support the work of victim-serving and other anti-violence programs in British Columbia through the provision of issue-based consultation and analysis, resource development, training, research, and education. EVA BC’s work is guided by respect for difference, human dignity, and equality. EVA BC works with over 300 community-based services and initiatives supporting survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, child abuse, and criminal harassment.
ASSOCIATION of ALBERTA SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES
The primary work of the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services (AASAS) is to provide leadership, coordination, and collaboration of sexual assault services in Alberta. AASAS works to increase public and government awareness of issues involving sexual abuse and assault and the impacts they have on Albertans, as well as ensuring that all Albertans affected by sexual abuse and assault have access to healing and recovery programs, services, and supports. The AASAS network is made up of 14 sexual assault serving agencies.
SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES of SASKATCHEWAN
Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan (SASS) works collectively with front-line agencies, community partners, and governments that provide support and advocacy for those affected by sexual violence in Saskatchewan. SASS works to provide a collective voice for front-line agencies, as well as resources, training, support, and advocacy alongside public awareness and education on issues related to sexual violence.
ENDING VIOLENCE across MANITOBA
Ending Violence Across Manitoba Inc. (EVA Manitoba) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to foster the coordination and collaboration of programs, organizations, and government that work together to end domestic and sexual violence in the province of Manitoba. They provide resources and support to programs, training, and research on issues related to domestic violence/sexual violence, and consultation on technology and domestic violence through the Tech Safety Project.
ONTARIO NETWORK of SEXUAL ASSAULT/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TREATMENT CENTRES
The Ontario Network of SA/DV Treatment Centres provides leadership and support to 36 hospital-based sexual assault and domestic violence treatment centres across Ontario. The Network’s goal is to offer comprehensive quality care and support to victims/survivors of sexual and domestic violence. The Network strives to establish standardization in service provision across the province, as well as lobbying for change and influencing public policy alongside being a source of information and expertise about the health and forensic care of victims/survivors of violence.
ONTARIO ASSOCIATION of INTERVAL and TRANSITION HOUSES
The Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses (OAITH) is a coalition of first state emergency women’s shelters; and second stage housing organizations and community-based women organizations who work towards ending violence against all women. OAITH’s work is in training, education, advocacy, public awareness, and government relations.
ONTARIO COALITION of RAPE CRISIS CENTRES
The Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC) is a network of 29 sexual assault centres across Ontario that offer counselling, information, and support services to survivors of sexual violence, including childhood sexual abuse and incest. OCRCC helps organizations to develop sexual violence training for professionals, engage with provincial government on policy issues relevant to sexual violence and make policy recommendations, and participate in public education and conversation on sexual violence.
ASSOCIATION QUÉBÉCOISE PLAIDOYER-VICTIMES
The Association Québécoise Plaidoyer-Victimes (AQPV) is a non-profit organization that develops information tools, refers victims to the appropriate services, advocates for the collective rights and interests of victims, offers training for the people who work with them, and brings together members who are dedicated to defending victims’ rights. AQPV also works to represent the interests and concerns of crime victims and their families in their dealings with various authorities to ensure their rights are recognized and respected, while developing a better understanding of criminal victimization and its impacts.
AVALON SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTRE
The Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is a direct-service organization working to eliminate sexual assault/abuse, and to change the current socio-political culture that fosters sexism, social injustice, and other forms of oppression. Avalon offers a continuum of specialized services, with an emphasis on support, counselling, education, immediate medical care, forensic evaluation, leadership, and advocacy. They provide a leadership role in raising awareness, supporting those who have experienced sexual violence, holding sexual perpetrators accountable, and influencing social and systemic change.
SEXUAL VIOLENCE NEW BRUNSWICK
Sexual Violence New Brunswick (SVNB) provides information, support, and counselling to those affected by sexual violence. SVNB offers direct services including a 24-hour sexual assault support line, accompaniment and support services to hospital, police, and court, individual counselling for all women, and group support for women, men, and parents as well as public education and awareness programs.
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND RAPE and SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTRE
The Prince Edward Island Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (PEIRSAC) is a direct-service organization that provides services to survivors of recent or historic sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse across Prince Edward Island. PEIRSAC services include individual therapy, support, and information as well as a group program for male survivors. Their goal is to support and advocate for survivors of sexual assault and abuse in their healing.
NEWFOUNDLAND and LABRADOR SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS and PREVENTION CENTRE
St. John’s, NFLD
The Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre (NLSACPC) provides a leadership role in listening to, believing, and supporting individuals who have experienced sexual violence through empowerment, advocacy, and awareness. They provide services such as a 24-hour support, and information line, accompaniments, in-person support, assistance in navigating the justice system, and a program for sex trade workers to report and share information about assaults with other people in the sex trade.
YUKON STATUS of WOMEN COUNCIL
Yukon Status of Women Council (YSWC) is a women’s equality-seeking and awareness group, and a strong promoter of feminist change through research, public awareness, education, and partnerships both locally and nationally. YSWC is a feminist collective striving to achieve women’s equality through advocacy.