Closure Notice – February 26 and 27

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is closed Thursday February 26 and Friday February 27 for staff development. We will reopen Monday March 2 at 8:30 am. For medical followup and forensic evidence collection after an immediate sexual assault, please contact the SANE Response Line 902 425-0122.

Closure Notice – February 17 (until noon)

Due to the icy road conditions and anticipated delays in traffic tomorrow, Avalon Sexual Assault Centre will open at noon Tuesday, February 17, 2015. We will monitor weather conditions and announce if the office is closed beyond that time. Please call in advance to confirm appointments. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Closure Notice: Heritage Day

Avalon Centre is closed today to commemorate the first Heritage Day in Nova Scotia. This year we honour Viola Desmond. Avalon Centre will be open tomorrow at 8:30, pending weather.

Public Announcement: Executive Director Jackie Stevens

The Board of Directors and Staff of Avalon Sexual Assault Centre are pleased to announce the appointment of Jackie Stevens to the position of Executive Director. Jackie assumes this role after being in an acting capacity since April 2014. Jackie is a highly dedicated professional with a Masters degree in Sociology and over 25 years of experience working in women’s …

February 6 – Closure Notice

Avalon Centre is delaying opening until 10 am. Please call in advance of your appointment to confirm that the office is open.

*UPDATED* Closure Notice – February 3

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre will open at noon on Tuesday February 3, 2015. If you have meetings or appointments today, please call ahead to confirm. Travel safe!

Closure Notice – January 27

Due to the storm, Avalon Sexual Assault Centre will be closed today, January 27, 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience! Please stay warm and safe.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE): Casual on-call positions available

Scope of the Position:  The Avalon SANE Program is a community based model operating within HRM.  Accountable to the SANE Program Coordinator, the on-call SANE is responsible for providing medical/forensic examinations to sexual assault victims of all genders and ages. The on-call SANE works as an independent contractor for the Avalon SANE Program, providing care that is consistent with the …