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In January 2020, The Cridge Centre for the Family began providing individualized support to women who are survivors of intimate partner violence and have received brain injuries from their partners.
The services provided through this program mirror the community-based brain injury services already available but don’t require a formal diagnosis to access this program. To see an outline of the brain injury community support services, please check out the Brain Injury Services Community Outreach program.
In collaboration with intimate partner violence-based services, the central focus is to provide trauma-informed skills, knowledge and support to women to navigate the challenges associated with brain injury while managing their health and wellness through improved access to health and community supports.
Together with their support worker, women can find healing, stability and hope for the future. The life-changing effects of consistent, non-judgmental, ongoing support cannot be underestimated.
To apply or refer someone you know, please click the application button.
For more information, please contact Measha Gallagher email@example.com or 778-430-0730
We are grateful for the support of the Vancouver Foundation, the Victoria Foundation (Marymax Fund, Martin and Diana Hocking Fund and Elizabeth Russ Fund), Community Foundations of Canada (Fund for Gender Equality), Stronger Philanthropy and many private donors for supporting our new program of Intimate Partner Violence-related Brain Injury. This funding will enable us to provide relevant training to medical professionals in the CRD.
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The Cridge Centre for the Family
1307 Hillside Avenue,
Victoria, B.C. Canada V8T 0A2