VESTA Community pilot supports sexual assault survivors in the Kingston area

VESTA Social Innovation Technologies has partnered with Kingston Police Services and with the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston to support survivors of gender-based violence. With the launch of VESTA Community, a web and mobile-enabled anonymous information and reporting platform specifically created to support survivors of gender-based and sexualized violence, the three

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Letter: Homes for Heroes – Learning more about Kingston’s first tiny homes project

Editorial note: The following is a submitted letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. On Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing announced the provincial government was providing $200,000 and transferring one acre of land

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Local services for sexual assault and domestic violence survivors ‘Still Here for You’

A full year after pandemic protocols were put in place, we are still being asked to stay safe at home. Sadly, some homes are not that safe. The Kingston Frontenac Anti-Violence Coordinating Committee (KFACC) reminds Kingston and area residents that services for victims of partner abuse and sexual violence and

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