Entries by Team Member

iRespect Myself, iNourish My Body – Recipe 2

  The second recipe in our weekly self-care, iRespect Myself, iNourish My Body recipe series is brought to you by Ressie, CASASC’s resident iRespect unicorn. Ressie shares with us a great kids recipe for delicious quesadillas (what kid doesn’t love quesadillas?!). Taking time to slow down and cook with our loved ones is another way […]

iRespect Yoga – May 10

Join Bailey Martineau (trauma-informed certified kids yoga teacher) and Sarah Maetche (registered yoga teacher – RYT-200) for iRespect Yoga. In this first session we will reflect inward through breath work, meditation and moving our bodies. A focus will be place on the principle of ahimsa. This lunchtime half-hour session is designed for EVERYBODY – all […]

Red Dress Day

Have you ever driven through a neighbourhood park or a wooded area and noticed red dresses mysteriously hanging in the trees? Or perhaps you’ve driven by a local shop or office window, and noticed a red dress hung about in the window and asked yourself, “What is the significance of these? What does it mean?” […]

Book of poetry speaks to healing journey

Local artist and mental health advocate Sabrina Samuel has released a book of poetry with a portion of proceeds supporting CASASC. The book She Was is inspired by Samuel’s healing journey, with each poem telling the story of incredible women along the path. “The work illustrates our dynamic power, but also our humanity,” said Samuel. […]

Support groups for LGBTQ2IA+ community launched

Members of the LGBTQ2IA+ community who are healing from sexual violence will soon have some more support. The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) in partnership with the Red Deer Queer Community Association (RDQCA) will be offering support groups for LGBTQ2IA+ youths and adult survivors next month. The support groups will be facilitated virtually […]

Your 2021 Guide to Sexual Violence Awareness Month

The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) is dedicated to supporting those affected by sexual violence each and every day of the year. In Alberta, May is Sexual Violence Awareness Month (SVAM). The goal of SVAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it. The […]

CASASC partners with SkipTheDepot

CASASC needs your bottles and cans. We’re running a bottle drive on Friday, April 16. All you need to do is book a free home pickup through SkipTheDepot and place your bags outside on Friday morning. All proceeds will be donated to CASASC and a tax receipt is even sent out. Visit to sign up […]

Five tips to keep your children safe online

The following has some tips for your child’s online safety. Protect Kids Online is an informative, one-stop website that provides free cyber-safety, education and strategies to parents of kids, teens and preteens. This website offers information about the ever-changing online interests of young people and the potential risks they face. This website effectively categorizes information […]