Programs & Services
24 Hour Support and Information Line
Our line operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is toll-free, province-wide at 1-800-726-2743. Callers can access non-judgmental, empathetic support and information regarding issues related to sexual violence. Our line is confidential and you do not need to be in crisis to call.
We offer accompaniments to the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program at St. Clare’s Hospital and to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) headquarters in St. John’s. Contact our 24 Hour Support Line or office to request an accompaniment or to discuss your transportation or accessibility needs.
We offer non-judgmental, confidential, in-person support through our office in St. John’s. This service can be used by anyone impacted by sexual violence. These sessions are not a substitute for counselling or therapy but can provide emotional support and information. Schedule a session by contacting our office.
The Journey Project
Offered in partnership with the Public Legal Information Association of NL, the Journey Project enhances supports for survivors of sexual violence within the justice system. A variety of services can be accessed through this project including lawyer referral, court accompaniments, third party reporting, etc. Contact the Legal Support Navigators toll-free at 1-833-722-2805
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Warn Other Workers (WOW) Line
Offered in partnership with the Safe Harbour Outreach Project, the WOW line is offered to individuals in the sex trade and is an anonymous line where information about assaults can be reported and shared with other people in the sex trade. The WOW Line can be accessed by calling our 24 Hour Support and Information Line at 1-800-726-2743.
We recruit and train volunteers to take shifts on our 24 Hour Support and Information Line twice a year. Training is 55+ hours and builds on many skills and knowledge including responding supportively to disclosures, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, and various community supports and services. Visit our Get Involved page to learn more.
Service Provider Training
Our Service Provider Training is offered upon request from groups and organizations who may interact with survivors of sexual violence. The goals of the training are to outline common reactions to sexual assault, how to respond supportively to disclosures, and resources and services available to survivors and their loved ones in NL.
Resources and Information
As the only provincially-mandated organization dealing directly with the issue of sexual violence in NL, our Centre has access to a wide range of information, resources, and community groups. Contact our office to discuss your needs or questions and we will work to connect you with relevant information and services.
Sexual Violence Awareness (SVA) Week and Take Back the Night
SVA Week is the third week in September during which our Centre works to raise public awareness around issues related to sexual violence through events and social media campaigns. The flagship event of our SVA week is the Take Back the Night St. John’s March which takes place on the third Friday in September and is an empowering rally in support of survivors of sexual violence.