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    Melfort Youth Evolution

    In 2017 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Melfort reached out to Melfort organizations to begin collaborative strategies to create better outcomes for the youth of Melfort. Community consultations commenced with the youth, youth-serving organizations, and family members with an intentional focus to engage youth in Melfort on both identity and community wellness. Over the course of these past few years, BBBS of Melfort invited youth of the community to engage with the City of Melfort, North East Outreach and Support Services (NEOSS), Marguerite Riel Centre, Lakeland District for Sports, Culture and Recreation, RCMP, Students Commission of Canada, Saskatchewan Prevention Institute and the Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth to the…

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    Walk-in Clinic now available

    Walk-in Counselling Free Walk-in counselling available to all members of the public in and around: Monday: Melfort NEOSS Office – 126 McKendry Ave W 10AM to 5PM (last session at 4PM) Wednesday: Nipawin NEOSS Office – 218 2nd Ave E 10:30 – 4:30 (last session at 3:30) Thursday: Tisdale Wilo Center – 1003 102nd ave 10AM – 4:30 (last session at 3:30) Friday: Porcupine Plain Medical Clinic, QCP (ASK FOR AVAILABILITY) Appointment is NOT necessary. This service is funded by Family Services of Saskatchewan.

  • Events

    7th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

    North East Outreach and Support Services’ 7th Annual ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ event in Tisdale on May 28 was a huge success. It was the first time Tisdale hosted the event. There were 118 registered walkers donned the four-inch red high heels and walk a mile along 100 Street and back to Town Square, to raise awareness and support for victims of domestic, gender and sexualized violence in North East communities. “People are really realizing that domestic and sexualized violence have no socioeconomic, ethnic, or religious boundaries,” Louise Schweitzer ED said. “It happens to everyone. By having people come out in different careers by police coming out in uniform,…

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    Red High Heels Make An Appearance At The Saskatchewan Legislature

    On May 7, 2019 our Executive Director, Louise Schweitzer, had the opportunity to once again take our red high heels to the SK legislature.  This is something that she has been doing for the past couple of years as a way to introduce our provinces leaders to our organization and our mission. Our friend, the late MLA Kevin Phillips, was a great believer in our organization and what we are doing for the people of North East, SK.  He often times spoke about us in the legislature and encouraged his counterparts to join him in bringing awareness to Domestic Violence and all other forms of interpersonal violence.  Kevin thought it…

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    Sexual Assault Awareness Week May 13-17, 2019

    This week, May 13-17, is Saskatchewan Sexual Assault Awareness Week. Sexual assault is… * about power and control, not sex *NEVER the fault of the victim *a criminal offence *any sexual behavior or contact forced upon someone without their consent Consent is… *words or actions that show a person agrees to any type of sexual activity *always freely given (not pressured), on-going, and can be withdrawn at any time *the responsibility of the initiator *not assumed because of a person’s past sexual history or choice of clothing *not given if the person is drunk, high, passed out or sleeping 16 years of age (exceptions are described on SASSk.ca Where to…