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Date updated: May 3, 2022

Sexual Violence – LEGAL SUPPORT NAVIGATION SERVICE – The Journey Project

Both Offices are OPEN – St. John’s and Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Staff is working in both offices to serve clients for the Legal Information Line, Lawyer Referral Service, and The Journey Project by phone, email, Zoom, or in person.

In-person clients are advised to book an appointment in advance before coming into the office. Masks and contact tracing is required for all in-person clients at both offices. PLIAN working on vaccine protocol for staff, clients, in-person sessions, and community partners.
In-Person Presentations: Case by Case basis, in accordance with public health guidance and restrictions (They try to ensure Zoom sessions are offered as well).

You can reach The Journey Project team at the following:

Phone: 709-722-2805 (St. John’s local)
Toll-Free/VRS: 1-833-722-2805

To reach a specific Legal Support Navigator:

Janet Lee
Cell: 709-986-2801

Ashley MacDonald
Cell: 709-986-2811

Mandy Penney
Cell: 709-219-3352

If you need immediate support, the NL Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre’s Crisis, Support, and Information Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days of the year at 1-800-726-2743.

The Journey Project is a joint initiative of the Public Legal Information Association of NL (PLIAN) and the NL Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre (NLSACPC) . The goal is to enhance supports for survivors of sexual violence in the justice system.

Seniors do not often talk about sexual violence. Older adults do experience sexual violence. There is support!

  • The Sexual Violence Legal Support Service
  • Legal Support Navigation for Survivors
  • Trauma-Informed Training for Stakeholders in the Justice System

Call:             1-833-722-2805

or e-mail

If individuals need support outside the hours of the service, contact the

Sexual Assault Crisis, Support and Information Line at 1-800-726-2743.


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