Violence Prevention Series

At Victim Services we are committed to the prevention of violence through empowerment and education. Understanding the nuances of consent is at the core of our prevention programming. Equipping ourselves with the knowledge we need to increase safety is important. But remember – if you have been victimized, it is not your fault.

But I Said Yes

Learn about Sexual Coercion and Consent


Learn about Sexual Coercion and Consent

But I Pressed Send

Sexting Awareness Video for Youth

Big Sis Advice

Spot the red flags in Human Trafficking


Learn the dangers of posting online

Porn Crash Course

Learn the unrealistic messages in porn

But I Texted Him After

#ItsNotYourFault - Sexual Assault

Rose Coloured Glasses

Learn The Red Flags Of Manipulation

The Race

The connection between Human Trafficking and Colonization

Just Hold On

"VSDR collaborated with artists who are dedicated to violence prevention. Check out this music video they put together using lived experiences to help raise awareness about gang violence and the dangers of gang recruitment' - Video credits - Adam Ellis, Professor University of Waterloo, Department of Sociology and Legal Studies, Rappers: King Jus and Iomos Marad, Co-producer: Fresh Kils, Singer: Ice the One, Music Video Producer: Azeez Adewusi – Jubrillent, Music Video Talent: Jahleel Lewis, IJ Lewis and Christine Bolvin – Pivotal Ent., Jessica Rumboldt, Ayden Ellis

We will help you

Whether you’ve lost a loved one, been a victim of a crime, experienced online exploitation or are in an abusive relationship, we will help you.

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Victim Services of Durham Region
605 Rossland Rd. E., Box 911 Whitby ON L1N 0B8
(905) 721-4226
1 (888) 579-1520 ext. 3400

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