Posts Tagged ‘SAAPM’

April 23, 2018

Bringing comfort to sexual assault survivors

Sometimes, it may seem hard to be able to make a difference to sexual assault survivors in our community. One way to help the hundreds of survivors we serve every year is to donate something that we can use to help them when they need us most. Our Personal Accompaniment Volunteers (PAVs) are Women’s Center … Read More »

April 24, 2017

4 things a Sexual Assault counselor wishes you knew

Peggy Wright has been counseling survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault for 19 years. There are four things she wishes everyone knew about sexual assault: It is never the victim’s fault. Seeking medical or victim services does not mean you have to file a police report. You cannot tell how the victim is feeling … Read More »

April 13, 2017

Talking to someone who has been sexually assaulted

It can be hard to know what to say or do when you discover that a friend or loved one has been sexually assaulted. Our Sexual Assault program team has put together some tips to help you. Listen – without judgement or comment, allowing your friend to tell his/her story in their own way and … Read More »