YWCA Banff

Sexual Violence Response Program

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Description
Provides safe and appropriate supports to survivors of sexual violence.

Service offers:

  • support to survivors in navigating the various systems related to sexual violence by filling the gaps between existing services and providing information and appropriate care for survivors, support people, and service providers

Includes:

  • a strength-based approach and trauma-informed practice
  • emotional support provided at YWCA Banff or on an outreach basis to communities throughout the rest of the Bow Valley
  • accompaniment at Canmore and Banff hospitals with the option of the provision of transportation to Calgary
  • appropriate pathways to other services which can provide integrated support and / or referrals for clients presenting with complex trauma or co-occurring mental health and psychosocial difficulties
  • meeting with correlated service providers to establish consistency in language, counteracting victim blaming, and recognizing positive and negative experiences in service delivery for clients
Key Provider: counsellors, registered social workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals who have experienced sexualized assault and sexual harassment
  • and reside in the Bow Valley region
  • as well as their support people and service providers
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • call to book an appointment
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-760-3200 (Programs and Services)
Fax
403-760-3234
Web Site
http://ywcabanff.ca
Email
yps@ywcabanff.ca
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual $25.00

3 Year $50.00

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Main entrance with no stairs, access to first floor and washrooms. Elevator on main floor to access other levels. Not all areas wheelchair accessible.Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
July 12, 2019
Address
102 Spray Avenue
Banff, AB, T1L 1A6
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM