YWCA Lethbridge and District

Amethyst Project

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Description
Offers trauma-informed support, advocacy, and non-judgmental information about options available for anyone who has experienced sexual violence recently or in the past.

Service provides:

  • a 24 hour trauma-informed support program for women, men, and children who have experienced sexual violence, as well as their family, friends, caregivers and partners

Includes:

  • the Third Option for individuals who report a sexual assault at the Chinook Regional Hospital, allowing them to have a sexual assault kit completed and stored and providing up to 1 year to decide if they want to pursue the criminal justice route
  • advocacy and support through the process
  • clear, non-judgmental information about available options
  • presentations to community stakeholders, high-risk groups, and the general public regarding issues surrounding sexual violence
Key Provider: trained staff
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to women, men, and children:
  • who have experienced sexual violence (currently or historically)
  • and their friends, families, and support network
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • referrals accepted from Chinook Regional Hospital
  • or call to self-refer
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-866-296-0447 (24 Hour Crisis Line)
Telephone
403-329-0088 (Office)
Telephone
403-320-1881 (24 Hour Crisis Line)
Fax
403-327-9112
Web Site
http://www.ywcalethbridge.com
Email
amethyst@ywcalethbridge.org(Non-Emergency)
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual Voting $20.00

Annual Non-Voting $10.00

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
November 9, 2020
Address
604 8 Street S
Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2K1
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