PEI Rape & Sexual Assault Centre
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About Us
The Prince Edward Island Rape and Sexual Assault Centre is a  non-profit, government funded organization that provides services to adult (women and men) and youth (over age 16) survivors of recent or historic sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse  across Prince Edward Island. Our services include individual therapy, support and information. We also manage a group program for male survivors.  

The goal of the PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (PEIRSAC) is to support and advocate for survivors of sexual assault and abuse in their healing and to ensure that all residents of PEI are safe from sexual violence. To achieve this, we work collaboratively with, and in ways that empower, individuals and organizations.


Main Office
For information or for general inquiries, please call or text 902-566-1864 or toll free 1-866-566-1864.

Counselling Request Line.

You do not need a referral nor do we take referrals from others on your behalf.
 

To request counselling services, please call or text 902-368-8055 or toll free 1-888-368-8055


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Third Option for sexual assault survivors available in Prince Edward Island
Islanders experiencing sexual violence can request the Third Option in Prince Edward Island.

PEI’s Third Option service is an extension of the current Enhanced Emergency Sexual Assault Services. Survivors of sexual violence who present at an Island hospital emergency room can agree to have evidence collected and stored anonymously. The addition of the Third Option provides survivors more time to consider making a complaint to police while they receive immediate medical attention and support


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Province Announces Task Force on Sexual Violence
The Province announced that a new Coordinated Response to Adult Sexual Violence Taskforce will be working with community organizations on a long-term strategy to address sexual violence in Prince Edward Island. The provincial strategy will review existing programs and services and make recommendations on what further improvements and programs, like the Third Option, can be offered as supports for those facing sexual violence crimes.
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REQUEST FOR SERVICE: Wait List
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We currently have a wait list for counselling sessions addressing historical sexual abuse and/or past sexual assault. If you have experienced a sexual assault recently, however, you will not have to wait, and we will see you as soon as possible.
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Join Our Board Of Directors!
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The PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (PEIRSAC) is searching for community members from all across PEI to join our volunteer Board of Directors. If you are interested please forward your resume and cover letter to admin@peirsac.org.
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Winter Phase One Men Matter Group
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PEIRSAC is now accepting registrations for the Phase I Men Matter Groups
that will run in Charlottetown Winter 2021
 
To register (self-referrals only), please call:

PEIRSAC Men Matter Registration   (902) 368-8055 View PDF
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PEIRSAC Annual Report 2019
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PEIRSAC on Facebook
Follow us on FaceBook - please "like" and share our page!
https://www.facebook.com/peirsac/
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Unfounded - an investigation into how police services handle allegations of sexual assault
Read about the 20 month investigation done by reporters at the Globe and Mail www.tgam.ca/unfounded.
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Supporting An Adult Survivor of Sexual Assault in PEI
Download this poster View PDF
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Educational Resources
A Message for Health Care Providers Concerning Survivors of Sexual Abuse/Assault