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Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis & Prevention Centre Inc.

The mandate of the Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis & Prevention Centre is to provide non-judgmental support and essential services to adults impacted by sexual violence. Their members work towards the prevention and eradication of sexual violence in all forms through public education and awareness campaigns.



Year(s) Funded: 2006-2011, 2014, 2015

Amount of Funding Awarded to Date: $88,739


Address City Province Phone Country
360 TOPSAIL RD   St. John's NL 709-747-7757 Canada

Program(s) Funded:

Program: Project Pathways: Year Two $15,000 (2015): Project Pathways is a collaborative initiative that fosters an inclusive and supportive environment for men and woman who have experienced abuse within religious institutions and is a direct outcome of the partnership between the NL Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre and Pathways Foundation NL.

Program: Project Pathways $25,000 (2014): This is a supportive environment where people have experienced abuse within religous institutions. The project focused on healing and aimed to prevent harm from reoccurring through programs, education, prevention and training.

Funding from United Way was used to pilot a one-year program that assessed the needs of people who have experienced abuse, offered services and support to survivors, and educated the community regarding violence prevention.

Program: Ending Sexual Violence - Education and Support $9,000 (2011): Funding from the United Way supported the delivery of sexual violence prevention sessions/workshops throughout rural Newfoundland, and created awareness of the 24-hour provincial support line. Funding was also used to cover direct costs associated with travel, and dissemination of materials (brochures, manuals, posters, etc) that accompany educational workshops and general prevention.

Program: Education Program Video Library $3,789 (2010): The NLSACPC thought that a variety of educational videos on sexual violence topics would enhance their existing prevention workshops and presentations, as well as their existing support services.

Funding from the United Way was used to purchase current, engaging videos that educate key audiences such as youth, service providers/helpers, and survivors of sexual violence.

Program: Centre on Sexual Violence Capital Campaign - A Community Resource Centre for Healing, Gathering and Educating $15,000 (2009): The CSV is an initiative to procure a dwelling in the community out of which the NLSACPC will operate and provide sexual assault response services to survivors and education to the community at large.

Funding from the United Way was used to cover capital costs to procure a suitable service-based building that is accessible and provides a feeling of safe-space to deliver supportive and educational programs.

Program: Sexual Assault Crisis Services - Phone Line and Crisis Management Training for Volunteers $8,000 (2007),$7,950 (2008): Crisis Line provides the province with quick, toll-free access to trained volunteers who provide emotional support, information on sexual violence, and referrals to community supports.

Funding from the United Way was used to maintain the infrastructure necessary to support the 24 hour Line (phone lines, 800 number, etc.), raise awareness of the Line (advertising, promotion), as well as implementing the semi-annual training of volunteer crisis workers (printing, recruitment, etc.)

Program: Crisis Support Services $5,000 (2006): In order to raise awareness about sexual violence, the Centre empowers others with knowledge and support through their crisis line and website.

Funding from the United Way was used to continue support of their 24-hour provincial crisis line services, and to expand their website capabilities with a paid staff person, to partially run the site, and oversee crisis support work.