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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

    Single Session Counselling Free Walk-in single session counselling available to all members of the public in and around: Melfort, SK at 126 McKendry Ave W, from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm every Monday Nipawin SK at 218 2nd Ave E, from 10:30 am – 3:30 pm every Wednesday and Friday Tisdale SK at 1003 102nd Ave, from 10:30 am – 3:30 pm every Thursday Appointment is NOT necessary. There will be more locations where the service will be provided. Schedule is on the works. Please stay tune for updates. This service is funded by Family Services of Saskatchewan.

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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that show a person agrees to any type of sexual activity *always freely given (not pressured), on-going, and can be withdrawn at any time *the responsibility of the initiator *not assumed because of a person’s past sexual history or choice of clothing *not given if the person is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…

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    NEOSS opens Second Stage House

        North East Outreach and Support Services held the grad opening of the Second-stage housing on April 26th in Melfort. There are four suites in the facility – the two larger suites can each house a woman and eight children, and the two smaller ones can house a woman and up to three children. This will give domestic violence survivors a place to stay for a longer period of time after they’ve spent the maximum amount of time at the emergency shelter. The main emergency shelter allows women and their families to stay for up to six weeks. The second stage shelter – built right beside it – will…