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In 1982, a group of women recognized a need for ongoing support for survivors of sexualized violence and increased public awareness of the issue. In 1983, they incorporated as "The Victoria Women's Sexual Assault Centre Society". Today, WSAC has a volunteer board and staff that serves over 2,500 survivors of sexualized violence each year. [ Backgrounder | PDF | 56KB ]

Mission – Values – Beliefs 

The Women's Sexual Assault Centre supports, empowers and advocates for women who are survivors of sexualized violence and childhood sexual abuse and works to end this violence. [ mission, values and beliefs | PDF | 57KB ]


With an annual operating budget of 1 million, each year WSAC provides services for over 2,500 people through our Sexual Assault Response Team (SART); Group and Individual Counseling programs; 24-hour crisis & information line; an award winning prevention and education program called Project Respect(tm); and workshops for parents and friends. Our funding is diversified with approximately 46% provided by government contracts and 34% coming from the community through direct fundraising initiatives.

Working Partnerships

Survivors of sexualized violence should receive informed and caring assistance regardless of where they seek help. To achieve this goal we have working partnerships with community agencies, police detachments and the Vancouver Island Health Authority.

Project Respect works closely with schools and youth serving agencies to prevent sexualized violence.

Our Volunteers,  Board and Staff

WSAC has over 140 passionate volunteers, 8 committed board members and 16 dedicated staff members to support the Women's Sexual Assault Centre services, programs and events.

Meet our Board members

Our Structure


Crisis, Information & Support line: 250-383-3232  [email protected] 

Office & Administration: 250-383-5545 / fax: 250-383-6112  [email protected]


Executive Director: 250-383-5545 ext. 168  [email protected]

Victims Services: 250-383-5545 ext. 119 vsworker@vwsac.com 

Resource Development: 250-383-5545 ext. 115 [email protected]

Direct Client Services: 250-383-5545 ext. 108 [email protected]

Project Respect: 250-383-5545 ext. 152 info@yesmeansyes.com

Volunteering: 250-383-5545 ext. 163 [email protected]



We've Moved! Effective August 30th, 2013 we have moved to #201-3060 Cedar Hill Rd.

Come check our our new space! Your invited to our 2013 Open House. Dec 5th from 4pm - 7pm.  Click here for details.

Trans* Inclusiveness: Click here to find out more


Have a look at our November 2013 Newsletter.


Have a look at our Nov 2013 Direct Mail Letter.


Download VWSAC 2013 Financial Statements

2013-2013 Annual Report: click here to read


(250) 383-5545
FAX (250) 383-6112
511-620 View Street
Victoria, BC, V8W 1J6

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