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Rural Third Party Reporting for Sexual Assault

Survivor’s Hope Crisis Centre is able to process Third Party Reports of sexual assault and assist with applying for up to $2000 in counselling through Manitoba Justice Compensation for Victims of Crime. In April 2018, the Winnipeg Police Service and Manitoba RCMP announced a new protocol that would allow people to report sexual assault to […]

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SARAH Volunteer Training in April 2018

Our SARAH Program is recruiting new volunteers.  Volunteering with the SARAH Program will satisfy your strong need to make a difference in your community! SARAH is the sexual assault crisis intervention program in Eastman. SARAH stands for Sexual Assault Recovery and Healing. SARAH workers provide support to those affected by sexual violence: We provide information to […]

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Education for Judges?

Manitoba’s provincial government recently decided to not make any changes to the training judges are required to attend regarding sexual assault law. This is in spite of other provinces, like Ontario, enforcing training for all new judges (some would like the training to be mandated to all existing judges). Sexual assault stands out as statistically […]

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Technology and Social Media Workshops

Save the date!! On September 25, 2017,Survivor’s Hope in partnership with the North East Regional Sexual Exploitation Team, will be hosting Technology and Social Media workshops led by Val Caldwell. Val is an expert on youth online activity and will provide tools and information relevant to keeping kids safe from online sexual exploitation and sextortion. […]

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Trauma Informed Training During Victims Week

National Victims and Survivors of Crime Awareness Week will be May 28 to June 3 this year. In partnership with the Department of Justice Canada, Survivors Hope will host short training sessions focused on developing a Trauma Informed Response to victims and survivors of crime. On June 1, there will be two training events. At […]

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Thank you MCSC!

During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we want to thank those who make our work possible. Survivor’s Hope Crisis Centre would like to thank the Manitoba Community Services Council for their financial assistance with the SARAH Program in eastern Manitoba. The support of MCSC enables us to support survivors of sexual assault. Thank you MCSC!

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Pinawa Foundation Fundraiser

Friends of Survivor’s Hope Crisis Centre! The Pinawa Foundation has an opportunity for you! The Foundation happily supports local groups in their fundraising efforts and they are offering local community groups the opportunity to participate in a fundraising event through the month of May. Any donations made to the Pinawa Foundation in the month of […]

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Sexual Violence Myths Getting Good Press?

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and there are two recent news stories that raise some very important points about sexual violence. It is not often that we hear satisfying stories of closure and justice in regards to sexual violence. These types of crimes are fraught with influence from cultural myths and misunderstandings about what […]

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Challenge to Local Businesses: Join Pink Day 2016!

April 13 is the second Pink Day 2016 in Manitoba. The Red Cross is hosting two days this year, the first of which was February 24. Pink Day has become an annual event to raise awareness about standing up to bullying and supporting those who have been targeted by bullies. It began in Nova Scotia […]

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Spring has Sprung with Volunteer Recruitment!

A sure sign of spring has arrived. Volunteer recruitment season has begun! The SARAH (Sexual Assault Recovery and Healing) Program has finalized training dates for April and May and we are now open to your applications to join our important and unique program. Training sessions will takes place over four weekends: April 16 & 17 […]

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