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Meet The Team: Hannah

Meet The Team: Hannah

It takes an incredible team of individuals to do the work we do. We’d like you to get to know one of our dedicated Dragonfly Tema

Child Sexual Abuse

Child Sexual Abuse

Child Sexual Abuse Warning: as stated in the title, this article discusses child sex abuse, which may cause intense emotions or stress; it is suggested that if you feel triggered by this discussion you try grounding techniques and/or find a safe person to talk to....

Join Our Board Of Directors

Join Our Board Of Directors

Board of Directors (BOD): Member Role Description & Responsibilities  Title: Board Member (volunteer) Organization: Dragonfly Counselling and Support Centre Location: North East/Central Alberta Term: 2 year term  About Dragonfly Counselling and Support Centre...

Consent is as easy as FRIES!

Consent is as easy as FRIES!

Although 96% of Canadians believe all sexual activity should be consensual, only 28% understand what it means to give or get consent (Canadian Women Foundation, 2018). This was a decrease from 2015 where 33% said they understood consent. That means that as Canadian’s...

“Sound of Freedom” Movie Trivializes Some Harmful Myths

“Sound of Freedom” Movie Trivializes Some Harmful Myths

Child trafficking is a real, worldwide issue. Trafficking “involves the recruiting, transporting, transferring, receiving, holding, concealing, or harbouring of a person- or the exercise of control, direction, or influence over the movements of a person – to exploit...

First Annual Charity Golf Tournament

First Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Friends Tubular Services Ltd. Proudly Presents the 1st Annual Dragonfly Centre Charity Golf Tournament August 25, 2023 – Registration 9 am, Shot Gun Start 10 am with Dinner to follow at 5 pm Bonnyville Golf & Country Club Entry: $190 per Golfer   Tee off at the...

FRIES Participating Restaurants

FRIES Participating Restaurants

Below is our list of restaurants participating in our FRIES Campaign. This list will be updated if more restaurants want to participate. Please note that the below are in alphabetical order by community.  Athabasca  49th Street Grill  A&W  Fox Den  Neighbours Pub ...

Mandatory Reporting

Mandatory Reporting

Mandatory Reporting   What is it?   We all share a responsibility to protect children from harm. In Alberta, the Child, Youth, and Family Enhancement Act states that anyone with “reasonable or probable grounds” to believe that a child is in need of intervention must...

Non-Consensual Photo Sharing

Non-Consensual Photo Sharing

What is it?   Non-consensual photo sharing, “revenge porn”, or intimate image abuse are all names to describe the same act of posting or sharing intimate images of someone else without their consent. Consent is required for sexual activities in person, and online.  ...

Not My Son…

Not My Son…

Not My Son… Remember in my first blog when I said the purpose of this is to challenge the way we think about our attitudes about sexual violence?  To get people talking… well, this one might.  If you have an opinion or a question, remember, I really want to hear from...