CBC News: Ontario’s sexual assault support centres say they are stretched thin and need more funding

“Many of these centres are funded at a 1990s level, but they’re seeing service demands that are more reflective of reduced stigma and more people wanting to talk about sexual violence today.”  – Nicole Pietsch, OCRCC Writer and Advocate.

“We’re not even seeing basic increases for inflation from the government, let alone to the increase in demand. Something has to shift.” – Sara Casselman, Executive Director of Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region.

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