WE’RE HERE TO HELP
YOU ARE NOT ALONE
Each year, hundreds of people turn to our Domestic Violence Services for support. If your spouse, dating partner or someone in your family has been abusive, we are here to help.
Our staff can offer emotional support, provide information, assist with safety planning, and help put you in touch with other supports you may need.
All Domestic Violence Services are free of charge and confidential.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES
We offer quick access to single-session and/or brief therapy for individuals seeking counselling relating to domestic violence.
Our services are prioritized for individuals who do not have access to workplace benefits, who live on a fixed or low income, and who otherwise may experience long waits for publicly funded services.
Services are provided by professional counsellors who hold education in the counselling and mental health field and who are licensed with a professional regulatory body to provide this service.
If your situation is urgent, or you feel at risk, please contact Mobile Crisis Services 306-757-0127 or proceed to the nearest emergency room.
VICTIMS COMPENSATION BENEFITS
Victims of crime are able to apply for reasonable expenses resulting from criminal acts of personal violence, such as physical and/or sexual assault, murder, robbery, and kidnapping.
You may be eligible for compensation if:
- the crime occurred in Saskatchewan
- the crime is reported to the police
- application for compensation is made within two years from the date of injury, or in the case of sexual assault, within two years from the date the offense was reported to the police.
You do not need a lawyer to apply.
You can be compensated for reasonable expenses including:
- certain medical costs (such as ambulance and prescriptions not covered by another plan and dental, chiropractic and eyeglass costs)
- counselling, including traditional Indigenous healing methods, while you are involved in the criminal justice system
- funeral expenses to a maximum of $5,000 where not covered by other programs
- loss of income where it is not covered by Employment Insurance, Workers’ Compensation or an insurance plan
- damage to or loss of clothing as a result of the crime.
Compensation is not available for pain and suffering, personal property damage, or legal fees.
GROUPS FOR RELATIONSHIP VIOLENCE
The Connect group meets on Wednesdays over Zoom from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. The group is a safe environment for connecting with others and giving and receiving support for all who have experienced abuse in a relationship. The format alternates between times of sharing, information sessions, discussion nights, guest speakers, and creative expression nights.
See our calendar for details of what is planned for a particular date.
Registration is not required, but feel free to call for more information. Ask for Kelly