Escape

Support Groups

Roots and Resilience – This arts-based support group is for students at UBC of all genders who have experienced sexualized violence. There will be folks from diverse genders present. The group will run from September 26th to November 14th (no session on October 31st) on a drop in basis. It will run every week, on a Thursday from 4:30pm – 6:30 pm, and food will be provided before the group. The purpose of the group is to build community and to connect with others to foster healing and empowerment.

QTBIPOC Community Care Circle – Facilitated by members of the SASC Team and Pride Collective, this group is for QTBIPOC survivors of sexualized violence to gather in community. This group will run from October 8th to November 19th (no session on October 29th). Sessions will be held on Tuesdays from 5pm – 7pm. Light refreshments will be provided. *This group is run thanks to funding from the Equity Enhancement Fund from the Equity and Inclusion Office


Multi faith Spiritual Support for Survivors – There may come a time in your recovery to move beyond words, beyond logic, and confront your spiritual beliefs. The SASC Spiritual Care Support Group helps survivors move beyond belief to spiritual healing. Using the Kintsugi Circle of Healing this group, designed and facilitated by Muse Greenwood, will explore questions around spirituality, sexual violence, and trauma. There will be four weekly sessions, starting Saturday October 5th from 11:30am – 1:30pm.

For more information or to participate in any of our support groups, call 604-827-5180.