We know that being separated from your support systems can be challenging and anxiety-inducing. Our counsellors here at SSAIC have compiled a list of our most used tools, resources, and exercises to share with you. Check it out here.
Drugs, Alcohol, and Sexual Assault
Drug-facilitated sexual assault can happen to anyone, by anyone, whether the perpetrator is a date, a stranger, or someone you’ve known for a while. Read up on this information here and check out our fact sheet below.
Supporting a Survivor of Sexualized Violence
If you receive a disclosure from someone about an incident of sexual violence, it’s completely normal to freeze, to panic, or wish someone else could help in your place. Take a deep breath, remain as calm as possible, and read our tips here on how best to support a survivor.
Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
If you’re an adult who experienced sexual abuse as a child, you are not alone. In Canada, 1 in 3 females and 1 in 6 males are sexually abused before they turn 18 years old. Read more here.
Male Survivors of Sexualized Violence
LGBTQ2S+ Survivors of Sexualized Violence
SSAIC recognizes that folx from the LGBTQ2S community face additional barriers when accessing or seeking support from community services. Read more here.
Pamphlets, Fact Sheets, and Resources
SSAIC invites you to download these pamphlets and fact sheets for personal use or to use in-office or as referral material.
All of our web pages are printable and you are welcome to use this information in presentations or as educational materials. We request that where you reference our information, you cite SSAIC as the source and provide a link to the original material on our website.
SSAIC Pamphlets & Resources
SSAIC Programs and Services (pamphlet, SSAIC)
I’ve Just Been Sexually Assaulted (pamphlet, SSAIC)
Recovering from Childhood Sexual Abuse (pamphlet, SSAIC)
Resources for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Saskatoon (pamphlet, SSAIC)
Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence (pamphlet, SSAIC)
Male Survivors of Sexual Violence (pamphlet, SSAIC)
Gender Identity & Sexual Violence in the LGBTQ2S Community (pamphlet, SSAIC)
Sexual Orientation & Sexual Violence in the LGBTQ2S Community (pamphlet, SSAIC)
Healthy Relationship Handbook (pamphlet, SSAIC)
Alcohol/Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault (factsheet, SSAIC)
Grooming (webpage, SSAIC)
If You Suspect or Know a Child is Being Sexually Abused (factsheet, SSAIC)
External Resources for Survivors
Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (support for sexual harassment)
The Facts: Sexual Assault & Harassment (webpage, Canadian Women’s Foundation)
Listen Project (through PLEA) – two hours of free legal advice for survivors of sexualized violence in Saskatchewan
Kids Help Phone (website, phone and chat support) By texting CONNECT to 686868, you can chat confidentially with a trained, volunteer Crisis Responder for support with any issue — big or small. Available 24/7/365, all services are confidential.
Is That Legal? (PDF, West Coast LEAF) This plain language legal guide was developed for youth as part of our Legal Responses to Cyber Misogyny project. It explains what the law says about five common online situations that young people may experience.
Sexual Abuse of the Elderly (website, US-based)
Sex and U – your trusted resource for sexual and reproductive health (website, The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada)
Canadian Sport Helpline provides professional listening and referral services by phone or text at 1-888-83-SPORT (77678) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time, seven days a week.
Canadian Centre for Child Protection (website)
Coping With Emotional Reactions: Residential School Survivor Crisis Line (Website and brochure, Health Canada)
Hope for Wellness (offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada; can request phone support in Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut languages)
Be a ConnectR (Website, Saskatoon-based reconciliation content)
How to be an Indigenous Ally (PDF, content and research by Dakota Swiftwolfe Layout and design by Leilani Shaw)
Wanuskewin Events Calendar (Website)
For Sexual Offenders:
CoSA Canada (website)
Sexual Offender Treatment Program (PDF, Saskatoon Health Authority)
If you are looking for information on topics that you were unable to find on our website, please connect with our office.