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My Sister's Closet

  • My Sister’s Closet 1092 Seymour St Vancouver, BC, V6B 0G1 Canada (map)

Hosted by Sound Therapy Radio, the showcase of music, artisans, food & drink at My Sister's Closet supports Battered Women's support Services violence prevention and intervention services. 

In 2011, Battered Women’s Support Services provided:

* 4,036 individual counselling appointments 
* Over 3,600 women accessed 40 different specialized support groups.
* Over 1,350 women obtained assistance with safety planning and risk assessment, crisis intervention, information, court accompaniments, advocacy and emotional support through our Community Based-Victim Service Program
* Over 1,000 women obtained legal information, advocacy, court accompaniments and accessed legal remedies though our Legal Advocacy Program
* 40 women graduated as Crisis Workers through our Violence Prevention and Crisis Intervention Training Program
* Over 400 volunteers joined the effort of ending violence against girls and women volunteering in our Intake and Crisis Line Program, Office Volunteer Program and My Sister’s Closet – social enterprise of Battered Women’s Support Services

Their services are integral to women’s survival. They are a small organization with a big heart and are committed to serving as many women as possible.

 

Later Event: February 12
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