Please call us to make an appointment or to collect resources.
We request that you call ahead to arrange a meeting. We can also provide information, referral to other suitable agencies and support over the phone.
After an immediate sexual assault (within 7 days) please contact the Avalon SANE Response Line 902-425-0122 or proceed to the emergency departments of the IWK, Cobequid, QEII or Dartmouth General Hospital.
In the event of an emergency or mental health crisis please contact 911, the Mental Health Mobile Crisis Unit 902-429-8167 or toll-free 1-888-429-8167 or proceed to the emergency department of your local hospital.
For information about Avalon Sexual Assault Centre please visit the About Us section. For information, interviews or media statements, please contact:
Joanne Kerrigan, Communications Manager
Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 to 4:30 pm
For specific inquiries, you can also contact individual staff members:
Jackie Stevens, Executive Director email
Glenda Haydon, Counselling Program Supervisor and Trauma Therapist email
Leticha Lucas, Intake and Initial Response Support Counsellor email
Denise Landry, Sexual Assault Trauma Therapist email
Shabnam Sobhani, Sexual Assault Navigator Therapist email
Katie, Sexual Assault Trauma Therapist email
Kristina Fifield, Sexual Assault Trauma Therapist, email
Adrienne Buckland, Counselling Program Coordinator and Trauma Therapist email
Sarah Kasupski, Fund Developer email
Joanne Kerrigan, Communications Manager email
Dee Dooley, Coordinator Community/Legal Education and Training email
Shianne Gordon, Community Navigator email
Jessica, Reception and Office Support email
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
You can contact the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program by phone (902-422-6503) or email.
Our office is wheelchair accessible and a scent-free environment. We request that friends and clients refrain from using scented products (perfumes, shampoos, deodorants, essential oils, etc.) when visiting the office.
As opportunities are available they will be posted under Announcements.