Entries by Team Member

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 […]

Prevent cyberbullying through respect – Internet + Media Mini-edu Session

Cyberbullying is a disrespectful act that does not consider another person’s feelings of safety and belonging. Cyberbullying can involve spreading rumors online, posting embarrassing photos and videos without consent, calling people names and creating separate accounts to bully someone. Cyberbullying can happen between people of the same gender, age or popularity. It can happen to anyone […]

Warming Winter Yoga

  Join Bailey Martineau (trauma-informed certified kids yoga teacher) and Sarah Maetche (registered yoga teacher – RYT-200) for a warming yoga practice to designed to embrace these cold winter days. This one-hour session is designed for EVERYBODY – all abilities, ages and bodies.   Date: Tuesday, Feb. 16th Time: 12 p.m. (noon) and 7 p.m. […]