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2019-2020 Annual Report

Facts & Figures

  • 1 In 2 women will experience sexual assault at least once after the age of 15
  • Sexual assault is the only violent crime in Canada that is not declining
  • Gender inequality is the root cause and driver of sexual assault and gender-based violence
  • Sexual assault leaves survivors with a lifetime of scars and impacts every aspect of their lives
  • On any given night, thousands of women and their children sleep in shelters because it is not safe to be at home
  • In Canada, 1 woman is killed every 6 days by her intimate partner
  • Indigenous women are killed at 6 times the rate of non-indigenous women

Women served at SWC

(April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020)

 

SMART Van

6,119

 

Councelling Clients

1,230

Community Based Victim Services

2,336

Domestic Violence Unit (Highest Risk Files)

96

Resource Centre

951

Drop-In Clients

2,490

Crisis Callers

721

 TOTAL

13,943 

 

The Changing Nature of Victim Services


2008 risk assessment model introduced at SWC