Violence Prevention Services – Island
Sources Oceanside Resource Centre provides violence prevention services to women (18+) and children/youth (3-18) who have experienced or been exposed to domestic violence and/or abuse. Services are provided through psychoeducation and counselling approaches to assist women and children in creating safety and managing the impact of those experiences.
Stopping the Violence
Support for women (18+) who have experienced domestic violence and abuse or historical physical, emotional or sexual abuse. Working from a trauma-informed approach, this program supports women in creating safety, managing the emotional impact of violence and abuse as well as self-care. Services are provided in-office and community referrals are accepted for this program.
PEACE (Prevention, Education, Advocacy, Counselling and Empowerment)
Trauma-informed support for children and youth (3-18) who have experienced or witnessed violence and abuse. This program focuses on assisting children in understanding emotions and expressing them in safe ways, creating safety plans, managing anger, understanding healthy relationships, increasing self-confidence/self-esteem, learning problem-solving strategies and managing family break-down. Services are provided mainly in-office or through visits at school. This program also provides the Violence is Preventable (VIP) program in local elementary schools. Community referrals are accepted for the PEACE program.
Cost: All violence prevention services are provided free of charge.
Referrals: Community referrals are accepted from youth, women, parents, physicians, school personnel and other community professionals. Referrals can be made by phone, fax or email.
All violence prevention programs are funded by the Ministry of Safety and Solicitor General (MSSG).
Hours of Operation
|Monday – Friday||9:00 am – 4:30 pm|
Individual appointment times will be made based on client needs.