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  • Peaceful Protest on January 9th

    Comedian Bill Cosby is coming to Hamilton Place on Friday, January 9/15. Many women have shared their allegations of being drugged and raped by Cosby. A group of community members want to…

  • New Year’s Day

    The SAVIS office will be closed on Thursday, January 1st (New Year’s Day). We will open again on Friday, January 2nd at 9:00am. Our crisis and support line operates 24/7, even when our…

  • Bill Cosby and Victim-Blaming

    The New York post recently published an article where they detailed how Bill Cosby has hired a team of private investigators to find out personal information about his accusers. The method of…

  • Edmonton Shootings & Domestic Violence

    The story of the recent shootings in Edmonton was trending on Twitter this morning. Six adults and two children were killed by the gunman. In this CBC article, Edmonton’s police chief, Rod Knecht,…

  • Program Coordinator Position Available

    SAVIS of Halton is hiring for a (28 hours/week) program coordinator.  We are looking for a dynamic, skilled woman or woman-identified person with a commitment to the design, management and implementation of a variety…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • Women’s History Month

    October is a time to recognize how the past is not just “history”, but “her story” too. Over the years, many women have made significant contributions to Canada. One example is Elizabeth…

  • Volunteers Needed!

    This fall, we will be providing our annual front line training for new volunteers who are interested in dedicating their time to the SAVIS 24 hour support/crisis line. SAVIS also holds different trainings…

  • Farewell Sophia

    Sophia Raja was the Senior Sharing Circle Project Coordinator at SAVIS. Sophia started her work here in June 2011, and since then has facilitated many senior sharing circles, providing support and education…