New funding to help sexual assault survivors

There is more help on the way for survivors of sexual assault through a three-year, $10-million grant program to support the delivery of co-ordinated emergency sexual assault response services in regions throughout B.C. “Gender-based violence, including sexual assault, can increase …

Downtown Eastside supported through skills training, employment

Downtown Eastside (DTES) residents will use their knowledge of the community, while gaining valuable skills and paid work experience to support their fellow residents, though $200,000 from the Canada-BC Workforce Development Agreement. Known as “peers”, these resident trainees will benefit …