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Pink Shirt Day 2023

Pink Shirt Day is coming up on February 22. This is a day to celebrate the bullying prevention initiatives schools, communities and students do all year. CASASC would like to offer our support to schools and community by providing a free document of Pink Shirt Day activities, inspiration and colouring pages. Click the link below […]

Victims deserve support and a voice in true crime stories

For many of us, we are highly fascinated with true crime stories. From podcasts to Netflix series, the genre of true crime continues to grow and can spur many important conversations around social justice inequities. However, it can also resurface trauma for victims and their loved ones who are impacted by these crimes. Such is […]

February bottle drive

Mark your calendar. On the week of February 13 -16, bring your bottles and cans to the CASASC main office to donate directly to our organization. We have a pick up scheduled with Skip the Depot on Feb 17, so it’s as easy as saving your cans and bottles over the few weeks and dropping […]

Scotiabank giving campaign supports CASASC

A Red Deer area Scotiabank raised funds to support the Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC). Part of a Giving Tree campaign, throughout November and December, customers could donate to the campaign in store, with the choice for their donations to go directly to CASASC to support those affected by sexual violence. The donation […]

UBAKA/Blackfalds Bulldogs Support CASASC

The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) recently received a generous donation from the Blackfalds Bulldogs 50/50 proceeds. CASASC staff accepted the donation of $960 from Urban Bulldogs Against Kids Abuse (UBAKA) Blackfalds Chapter members and from a Blackfalds Bulldogs Foundation representative on January 4. UBAKA Blackfalds chose CASASC as the beneficiary for the […]

Monthly update – CASASC Connections – January 2023

  Welcome back and to a new year for CASASC Connections. This is a space where we provide updates on our services, programs and all things CASASC for the month of January 2023.   Need for online + virtual volunteers – email ewillmer@casasc.ca We are in need of volunteers to join the 24/7 help line, […]

Education Learning Series 2023

NEW – Foundations of Consent and Healthy Relationships (45 min) Join us for a 45min workshop – participant conversations and interactions are encouraged – as we explore the foundation of consent for sexual activity through discussions on healthy relationships. A basic overview helping participants connect the dots between how we act in healthy friendships and […]

NEW – Ending Workplace Sexual Harassment Training

Engagement Strategies Toward Ending Workplace Sexual Harassment Dates: Thursday, February 23 from 9:00am – 12:00pm Friday, April 14 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm Registration access by emailing education@casasc.ca   This is not your average anti-harassment training – An innovative online workshop to help us understand, respond to, and prevent sexual harassment This three-hour, interactive, online learning […]

Executive Director Awarded Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal

Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) Executive Director Patricia Arango was awarded the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal on December 16. Arango was awarded the commemorative medal along with Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre (CACAC) CEO Mark Jones during a lunch hour ceremony held at the CACAC’s office. Both medal recipients received the recognition from […]

Monthly update – CASASC Connections – December

Welcome back to CASASC Connections. This is a space where we provide updates on our services, programs and all things CASASC for the month of December.   Need for online + virtual volunteers – email ewillmer@casasc.ca We are in need of volunteers to join the 24/7 help line, with shifts available through the phone and […]