May 5, 2022 | by: isaacpiotrowski

New Brunswick Announces $1,000,000 in Funding to Coincide with Sexual Assault Awareness Month

 

 

New Brunswick has announced $1,000,000 in new funding to coincide with proclaiming May as ‘Sexual Assault Awareness Month’ in the province.

 

$200,000 will go to five agencies that provide counselling and other services to victims of sexual violence. They include:

 

  • Sexual Violence New Brunswick in Fredericton
  • The Southeast Sexual Assault Centre in Moncton
  • Services à la famille on the Acadian Peninsula
  • L’Éclipse in Edmundston
  • Family Plus in Saint John

 

According to Statistics Canada,  there were 610 sexual assault cases reported to police in New Brunswick in 2020.