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LSAS needs your support!

Our goal is to have 500 community supporters donate $500 by June 1st

How to Donate

HELP LSAS reach their goal of $450,000 to repair the crumbling foundation of their 1927 community building!

Funds raised to date $87,500


If the foundation is repaired…

LSAS is able to offer essential Crisis Intervention and Counselling services to children, youth, individuals and families without risk of cancelling sessions due to foundational issues that have affected service delivery in the past.

children and youth who have experienced abuse can safely access Little Bear services because the interview room is located in the basement. This allows for easy access for partners like the RCMP to conduct their forensic interviews.

the newly implemented remote testimony space (coming Spring 2023) can be utilized without interruption or fear of flooding impacting the valuable technology required to support children and youth navigating the justice system.

trainings like the Teaching Boundaries and Consent workshop can embrace the open space for learning and growth, ensuring that today’s youth and families are prepared with the knowledge and skills required for healthy relationships and self-worth.

LSAS can effectively host groups such as the Mindfully Moving Trauma-Informed Yoga program.

LSAS can continue to abide by their vision of Help, Hope, and Healing.

clients can utilize the kitchen alongside their Crisis Interventionist to bake, create, and learn.

meetings with community partners can continue to take place in the board room.

Lloydminster Sexual Assault Services (LSAS) found great success raising money through our A Night Under The Stars Gala. We have not met our goal yet; however, we are hopeful for the future and the ongoing support offered by communities, businesses, and individuals. Over the last four decades of dedication, long hours, countless grants, and funding proposals, passionate staff, and the support of the community and surrounding areas, LSAS has grown into the non- profit organization it is today. LSAS provides crisis intervention, counselling, advocacy, and support to children, youth, families, and individuals affected by sexual violence, family violence, exploitation, and other types of abuse.

LSAS’s building is crumbling beneath due to age and water issues. Without this structural support, the amazing building the Lloydminster and surrounding community have created over the years will become unstable. The foundation must be repaired to continue providing the essential services utilized in our community. In efforts to reach our goal, LSAS is launching Foundation Five Hundred. We are asking 500 businesses, individuals and community members to please donate $500. We are hoping to raise $250,000 with this fundraiser.

girls will experience some form of sexual violence before the age of 18 years.

boys will experience some form of sexual violence before the age of 18 years.

Generally speaking, 45% of the population has disclosed sexual assault or abuse

Thank you to Synergy Credit Union for their $50,000 donation!

Here’s how to give:

Make a one time donation Make a monthly donation Donate $500 together with a family or friend
Recognition of donors will be showcased at the entrance of the basement.


PO BOX 2033 Lloydminster, SK S9V1R5


Support today by contributing directly towards our goal through the below donation form.

ONE $500 donation


TWO $250 donations (monthly)


FIVE $100 donations (monthly)


THANK YOU sponsors


  • Stingray Media
  • Synergy Credit Union
  • 106.1 The GOAT
  • Abby Road Flowers & Gifts
  • Gold Horse Casino
  • Agland
  • Northwind Radio


  • Narra Studios
  • Integra Engineering
  • Servus Credit Union


  • Cenovus
  • Reid & Wright Signs
  • Spiros Restaurant
  • One The Line Creative Consulting
  • Furniture Gallery
  • Moonlight Photography
  • Veikle Agro

ELITE Foundation Opportunities


$ $100,000

of supportSpecial recognition in restored jail cell
Ribbon cutting ceremony
Private Acknowledgement Event (To Be Determined)
Name displayed in the completed basement
Table for 8 at the Night Under the Stars Gala for the 45th & 50th Anniversary Galas
Drinks included for the evening
Your table will be fully served for the evening
Video spotlight


$ $50,000

of supportVideo spotlight
Ribbon cutting ceremony
Private Acknowledgement Event (To Be Determined)
Name displayed in the completed basement
Table for 8 at the Night Under the Stars Gala


$ $25,000

of supportPrivate Acknowledgement Event (To Be Determined)
Name displayed in the completed basement
Table for 8 at the Night Under the Stars Gala

To support this important cause, please connect with

Heather Sinfield

Community Initiatives Director

Initially, City Hall and Fire Department the building had cemented rooms with original wooden doors that led to city jail cells, a small wooden door that once connected buildings through an underground tunnel which is now filled in with soil, and two antique vaults that were utilized nearly 100 years ago. We truly value the opportunity to maintain and enhance the building we call home as the agency recognizes that this building is an integral part of Lloydminster’s heritage.
LSAS had humble beginnings and provided initial services in the basement of Dr. Stelmachuck’s building before moving to a small residential house located at 5311-50th Avenue. Fortunately, in 2003 the agency was in the position to financially invest in a home to call their own. Through the generosity and support of Mark Harty and family, the agency purchased the old City Hall building that was property of Harty Developments Ltd. For many years, LSAS only occupied the main floor of the community building and the top two floors were rented as apartments and/or commercial space. The Centre has also been known as a hub for businesses and organizations that included legal representatives, aesthetician services, as well as the Men at Risk Program offered through Alberta Health Services. With the community’s support and awareness of the prevalence of sexual violence in conjunction with services offered by LSAS; the agency began to experience overwhelming demands for programming and resources. With the expansion of services and increase of staff, the agency grew to occupy the entire building.
Services have grown immensely since the ’80s. LSAS has created a safe and comfortable environment for anyone to access healing and supportive services. Growing from a volunteer staff to a funded team of dedicated, motivated, and inspiring members has given LSAS the opportunity to embrace innovation and progressive movements to provide best practices and unique healing opportunities. In the mid-2000s, the team recognized the increase of children under the age of 12 who were exhibiting sexual behaviour concerns. Thus, a program was piloted; however, it was not until 2016 that a successful Sexual Behaviour Program was implemented. Educational presentations and group programs offer a span of topics such as consent, social media, compassion, bullying, harassment, and self-esteem. The program ensures statistics and engaging content are delivered to children, youth, adults, and professionals.

In 2011, LSAS facilitators became licensed to deliver the provincial First Responder to Sexual Assault and Abuse TrainingTM and continue this two-day workshop, among other training opportunities, today. In May 2019, the soft opening of Little Bear invited community partners, funders like the Fred North Charitable Foundation and Ryken Group LTD, staff, volunteers, and families to tour the renovated facility and understand more about each LSAS division. In October 2019, interviews began being conducted on site with collaboration from the Lloydminster RCMP Detachment leading the way. This multi- disciplinary team truly makes a positive change in the community. The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) was established in April 2016 as a part of an Alberta provincial movement to ensure effective support for those who have experienced recent sexual violence when accessing medical services in Emergency Rooms. Advancements in the Police and Court Support Program were a direct result of Alberta provincial advocacy for change in the justice system as it pertains to sexual violence in 2018. The Border City Rotary Club funded new court books for children, youth, adults, and caregivers. As a result of organizational growth, LSAS services expanded to include Anger Resolution, Non-Suicidal Self- Injury Support, Art and Play Integration, Trauma-Informed Yoga, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). This shift in services resulted in a third division of LSAS – North Ryken Enhanced Services. The variety of modalities within LSAS creates space for clients to choose what might fit best for them as they navigate the healing process. In 2022, LSAS supported 800 individuals. True to LSAS’s nature, there are ongoing projects and plans. Unfortunately, the ravages of time are beginning to show, and the basement structure is no longer structurally sound. LSAS Building provides a safe space for individuals and families on their healing journey. As you can imagine, this need for the Foundation repair has left LSAS devastated at the prospect of losing our beloved building that we have loved for the past 20 years.

SART is available to clients by accessing emergency, medical services at the Lloydminster Hospital, seeking help at the Lloydminster RCMP Detachment, or through crisis call and/or walk- in crisis support at LSAS.
The Police and Court Support Program specializes in providing services to any client that is a victim of sexual violence going through the judicial system. Those referred to the program are connected with a Court Advocate. They advocate for the client with key partners in the justice field as they navigate court preparation and potential trial dates.

The Little Bear Child & Youth Advocacy Centre is a division of Lloydminster Sexual Assault Services (LSAS). Little Bear is a warm and inviting place where RCMP and Children’s Services are welcome to conduct forensic interviews and Crown Prosecutors can meet with clients. Little Bear Child & Youth Advocates are a caring support throughout the entire process – from greeting the child/youth and their non-offending family members to providing emotional support, a visit to Lilly’s Toy Room and offering referrals onto healing supports afterwards.

LSAS provides individual support to children, youth, adults, and families who have been, directly or indirectly, impacted by sexual violence. Services are offered to all genders, ethnicities, socio-economic status, and age. Clients are assigned to a Crisis Interventionist and will work together for healing and hope. Crisis Interventionists collaborate to support siblings, parents, friends, and other family members as they support their loved ones.