Advocacy

In this section is a list of organizations that support sex workers in a variety of ways across Canada. 

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

BRITISH COLUMBIA

ALBERTA

  • Shift Calgary : counseling, referrals, advocacy, public education, bad date sheet
  • Centre to End All Sexual Exploitation (CEASE) : focus on exploitative prostitution, counseling, court diversion program, advocacy for victims, “john school”
  • Crossroadshelps women exit prostitution, outreach to street sex workers, referrals, housing for those exiting prostitution, advocacy

SASKATCHEWAN

ONTARIO

QUEBEC

NOVA SCOTIA

  • Stepping Stone : outreach to street sex workers,  “one-on- one peer counseling; workshops on health and legal issues; recreational and personal growth activities; and computer access and educational opportunities”