Holiday Closure: April 14 &17, 2017

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre will be closed on Friday, April 14th for Good Friday and Monday, April 17th for Easter Monday. We will re-open on Tuesday, April 18th. If you or someone you know has experienced a recent sexual assault (Within the last 5 days) we encourage you to call our 24/7 S.A.N.E (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners) response line at: (902) …

Employment Opportunity: Administrative Assistant – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program

Position Title: Administrative Assistant – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program Category: Permanent Full Time – 5 days per week (35 hours) Scope of the Position: The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the SANE Coordinator and is responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to the SANE Program. This position also provides administrative support to committees and working groups as …

Press Release re Judge Lenehan

For Immediate Release March 3, 2017 Press Release: The Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre Sexual Assault Services along with organizations working with survivors of sexualized violence are calling for the removal from the bench of  Judge Gregory Lenehan following  the ruling he made on Wednesday, March 1 that found taxi driver Bassam Al-Rawi not guilty of sexual assault. In his statement …

Heritage Day Closure: February 20, 2017

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre will be closed on Monday, February 20th for Heritage Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, February 21. If you or someone you know has experienced a recent sexual assault (Within the last 5 days) we encourage you to call our 24/7 S.A.N.E (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners) response line at: (902) 425-0122. If this is an emergency …

Storm Closure: February 16, 2017

Storm Closure: February 16, 2017 As a precaution and to ensure safety of clients and staff members, Avalon Centre will be closed until noon today. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

Storm Closure: February 14, 2017

Due to Metro Transit cancelling buses (until 5pm )and ferry service (until 7am) Tuesday February 14, Avalon Centre will be closed. We recognize that many staff members and clients will not have a safe or reliable way to travel to the office so are closing to ensure safety. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have experienced …

Storm Closure – February 13, 2017

Due to Metro Transit cancelling buses and ferry service Monday March 13, Avalon Centre will be closed. We recognise that many staff members and clients will not have a safe or reliable way to travel to the office so are claiming to ensure safety. We will post a message on Tuesday if the office is closed or will delay opening. …

Storm Closure: February 10, 2016

Storm Alert: Friday, February 10, 2017. As a precaution and to ensure safety of clients and staff members, Avalon Centre will be closed until noon today. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

Employment Opportunity: Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Coordinator

Organizational Information: LEA Place Women’s Resource Centre is a feminist non-profit organization that works towards a dual mandate of direct service and social change with women and adolescent girls.  The Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is a feminist non-profit organization working to eliminate sexual assault/abuse, and to change the current socio-political culture that fosters sexism, social injustice and other forms of …