About Us

About Us

Partnering with communities to offer hope and healing through support and education

 

Survivor’s Hope Crisis Centre Inc. (SHCC) is a sexual assault and violence resource centre, serving those of all genders in the Interlake Eastern Region of Manitoba. SHCC provides inclusive support and sexual assault crisis intervention to survivors and those affected by sexualized violence through our Sexual Assault Recovery and Healing (SARAH) program, acts as an education resource for schools through our Sexual Assault Discussion Initiative (SADI) program, and engages community and service providers through our Reaching Out Program.

SHCC recognizes that acts of sexualized violence are motivated by power inequalities, and intolerance, hatred, or discrimination of a person’s identity including race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, age, and social economic status. SHCC works on the principles of trauma-informed care, empowerment, diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness.

SHCC offers the following programs:

Support

SARAH Crisis Program – SARAH Crisis Workers provide support 24/7 to individuals reporting historical or recent experiences of sexualized violence RCMP detachments and emergency departments. SARAH Crisis Workers provide support, advocacy, and referrals for those accessing medical attention and legal support.

SARAH Counselling and Support Program – Provides free individual counselling to those 13 and older in the Interlake Eastern Region of Manitoba who are affected by historic or recent sexualized violence, either personally or indirectly.

To learn more about our SARAH Crisis Program and our SARAH Counselling and Support Program see: SARAH

Prevention

SADI Program – The SADI (Sexual Assault Discussion Initiative) Program is an education resource for schools in Interlake-Eastern Manitoba, funded by the Manitoba Government’s Gender-Based Violence Prevention program.  SADI provides workshops for grades 6, 8, 10 and 12 students on topics including healthy self-esteem, gender, media literacy, internet safety and exploitation, mental health and trauma, healthy relationships, and sexual violence.

SADI Facilitators will also work to adapt workshop content to meet the specific needs of a community, through collaboration with school faculty and administrators.

To learn more about our SADI Program see SADI

“The Group” Mentorship Program – During the school year Mentors from grades 9-12 receive training and discuss topics covering capacity building, leadership, conflict resolution, group facilitation, healthy boundaries discussion, diversity, and confidentiality.

To learn more about our Mentorship Program see Mentorship

Community Engagement

Reaching Out Program – Is the community engagement and public awareness aspect of SHCC. Through reaching out, we connect with service providers, communities, and community members to promote awareness of the impact of violence, support for survivors, and responsibilities of communities and individual bystanders, and the availability of regional support services.

To learn more about our Reaching Out Program visit our Community page

Region of Service

Boundaries Established by the Interlake Eastern Regional Health Authority

Land Acknowledgement

SHCC is honoured to work on the unceded land of Treaty 1, 2, 3 and 5 Territory and the homeland of the Métis.

Survivor’s Hope Crisis Centre acknowledges, respects and is dedicated to continuing our journey of learning from the Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, Dene and Métis nations who are the original stewards of the lands we have the honour of working on.

In our work, SHCC centers the historical and contemporary harms experienced by First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people of Canada. We acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past, and we dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.