SAVIS Holiday Hours & Crisis Support

Crisis Support During the Holidays We recognize that the holidays can be a difficult time for many people. If you need immediate assistance, our 24hr crisis and support line number is: 905-875-1555 Our crisis and support line is available 24/7, even on statutory holidays.   During the holiday season, SAVIS maintains our regular office hours with the excepti...
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Public Educator Position Available

Public Educator Position Available SAVIS of Halton is hiring for a part time (21 hours/week) public educator.  We are looking for a dynamic, skilled woman (or woman identified) with a passion for presenting. Experience providing presentations/workshops to diverse populations Experience working with community partners from diverse and marginalized communities Abil...
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Counsellor Position Available

SAVIS of Halton is hiring for a part time (21 hours/week) counsellor position.  We are looking for a dynamic, skilled woman (or woman identified) with a client centered approach. University degree and work experience; Experience providing individual counselling and group facilitation; Ability to work in a busy environment; Evening hours are required. For full deta...
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Online Counselling Now Available

SAVIS now offers ONLINE COUNSELLING! SAVIS offers FREE face to face, telephone and online counselling for all survivors of abuse, including childhood trauma.  Online counselling is an option for all sessions, or to fill sessions in the event of bad weather, transportation issues etc.  All counselling is confidential, and online options are secure. Call 905-825-3622 for mo...
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Survivors of Sexual Violence

SAVIS of Halton is reaching out to all survivors of sexual violence, their support people, as well as to anyone who may find themselves as a bystander in situations of sexual violence. In this letter to our community, we respond to recent disclosures of violence against women and media attention regarding why many survivors of abuse do not feel able to report to police. R...
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End Sexism – YouTube

The month of November is the “Woman Abuse Prevention Month” in Ontario.  The Timmins and Area Violence Against Women Tri-Agency Collaboration has created a video as part of an innovative public education and awareness campaign.  The short video created by the “Take a Stand” Committee is targeting men who would like to become allies in eliminating violence against women. This is...
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Take Back the Night

Halton Residents celebrate 24th Annual Take Back The Night in Oakville On Thursday September 18th the Halton Take Back the Night committee hosted Halton’s 24th Annual Take Back the Night (TBTN). Fourteen community partners and community members including the Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton (SAVIS), Halton ADAPT, The AIDS Network, Halton Communi...
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Volunteer Spotlight

Sarah Peardon has been volunteering with SAVIS since January of 2013! Sarah began her journey with SAVIS in community outreach and quickly completed her frontline training in October of 2013. Sarah has since been an active and dedicated member of the crisis line. Sarah demonstrates her passion for helping others through her selflessness and continual voice of support! Wh...
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