JOIN OUR TEAM – We are currently looking for a Counselling Therapist to join our team! Click here for more information and how to apply. Interested candidates can email their resume to email@example.com
The Pride Speaker Series offers weekly psychoeducational workshops during Truro Pride Month in June 2022. These workshops are intended for 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals and their allies and cover a variety of wellness topics including consent and boundaries, communication, healthy relationships, providing gender-affirmative support, and self-compassion. More information and registration can be found on our website https://www.colchestersac.ca/pride-speaker-series/
Press Release – April 1, 2022 – April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
***Covid-19 Update – March 21, 2022*** Although mask mandates and gathering limits have been lifted, the health and safety of our team and the clients we serve remains our highest priority. Our Community Resource Centre will remain open by appointment only, and virtual and tele-support options will continue to be our primary means of delivering our programs and services. Face-to-face visitors will be coordinated on a case-by-case basis and masks will be required until we have a better understanding of the impacts. We thank everyone for their patience over the coming weeks as we continue to monitor the evolving situation.
25th Anniversary Handcrafted Dragonfly Ornaments
Purchase one of these beautiful handcrafted dragonfly clay ornaments in support of the programs and services we provide to those impacted by sexual violence in our community, in partnership with Thrown Together Pottery & Art. These ornaments are available in a variety of colours and can be purchased at our Community Resource Centre during regular business hours. As part of our 25th anniversary celebrations, for only $25, your purchase will enable our non-profit organization to continue providing our FREE counselling services for the next 25 years.
Cash or e-transfer options are available, call us at 902.897.4366 to get yours today!
You can now also purchase them online, CLICK HERE to visit the Truro Farmer’s Market!
COVID-19 Update – June 28, 2021
Please note that limited in-person counselling services and appointments are being permitted in our Community Resource Centre. We prefer to continue offering our programs and services virtually and by telephone as a precaution to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Please click the Contact Us tab if you require more information and our Counsellors will coordinate on a case-by-case basis with clients. Thank you for your understanding during this time and we apologize for any inconvenience. We will continue to re-evaluate the situation as the Province releases further phases in the easing of restrictions.
COVID-19 Update – June 7, 2021
Please note that our team has returned to working from our Community Resource Centre, however all in-person counselling services and appointments will remain to be offered virtually and by telephone as a precaution to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Our offices and the Community Resource Centre remain temporarily closed to any outside visitors until further guidance and announcements are provided by the Province of NS. Thank you for your understanding during this time and we apologize for any inconvenience.
Join us in welcoming Mairi Hughes McKay as our Canada Summer Jobs student – June 7, 2021
Please join us in welcoming Mairi Hughes McKay as our Canada Summer Jobs Office Support student for the next 8 weeks! Mairi brings with her plenty of experience working with those in the community and is enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work at Memorial. Welcome Mairi, we hope you’ll enjoy your summer with us!
Summer Student Opportunity – April 29, 2021 (APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED)
This is an 8-week Administrative Support position made possible through Canada Summer Jobs. All applicants must meet the eligibility requirements of the Canada Summer Jobs program in order to be considered. Please visit JobBank for more information, and email your resume and cover letter to our Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is May 14, 2021
COVID-19 Update – April 26, 2021
Please note that all in-person counselling services and appointments have been shifted to virtual and telephone as a precaution with the growing cases of COVID-19 within our provide. To reduce the spread of the coronavirus, our offices are temporarily closed to any outside visitors. Our Executive Director and team of Counselling Therapists are continuing to work remotely. To access our FREE counselling services and for the quickest response please send us a message by clicking either the Contact Us or Request an Appointment tabs listed above or by email at email@example.com. Messages left at 902.897.4366 are checked periodically. You can also click on any of the social media icons listed above. Thank you for your understanding during this time and we apologize for any inconvenience.
Press Release – April 1, 2021 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Press Release – March 8, 2021 The Colchester Sexual Assault Centre Celebrates its 25th Anniversary
Press Release – October 22, 2020 “The Colchester Sexual Assault Centre Announces New Leadership Team and Board of Directors following AGM”