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Stopping the Violence Counseling

The Women’s Resource Centre has 'Stopping the Violence' CounselorsThis is a provincial program that provides counseling services to groups or individual women who have experienced sexual assault, violence/abuse, or historical abuse.

Drop-in Support Service

The QWRC offers support services to all women who wish to access it. There is always someone here to talk to women who want to share their ups and downs and the coffee/tea is always on.  We have comfortable and private surroundings for nursing mothers.  We invite all women to come in and eat lunch, use the washroom or just come in for a break.  This service is quite busy and on average we see 3-4 women in need of support dropping in daily.

Outreach Support Services

The QWRC provides counseling, advocacy, support, and transportation to clients who are the victims of abuse and/or assault.  They also provide the community with information about resources in the community and facilitate peer support groups for women with a history of domestic abuse and violence.

Luna Women’s Wellness Clinic

The Luna Women’s Wellness Clinic runs each Wednesday afternoon from 12-2:30 pm.  It is staffed by a public health nurse and all women are invited to drop in for a variety of health related tests or concerns.  No appointment is needed to access the clinic. The clinic provides pap smears, STI testing, pregnancy testing, emergency contraceptives, breast exams, and low cost birth control to women. 

Respectful Relationships

The Respectful Relationships Program's goal is to reduce the incidence of relationship violence in the lives of youth by helping them to develop skills and attitudes that are needed healthy and respectful relationships. It is run in partnership with School District #28 in Correlieu Secondary School.

 

In addition to the major programs listed above, we also host annual events to protest poverty and violence against women and children and celebrate women’s achievements, we provide referral services, volunteer opportunities, and facilitate peer support groups.