The Mobile Crisis Unit (MCU) and Prince Albert Sexual Assault Centre (PASAC) was founded in 1977. Prince Albert MCU was the second Crisis Unit to be formed in Saskatchewan, following Regina, two years earlier. There are three Crisis Units in Saskatchewan (Prince Albert, Regina, and Saskatoon). Representatives from twenty-one agencies and organizations determined the need to provide this type of service and carried out the planning steps required to set up the Cooperative. Since 1977, our offices have undergone significant changes as the dynamics and cultures have changed over time. PASAC has grown from the initial one counsellor to 3.5 counsellors, to meet the demands of the ever increasing sexual trauma disclosures. MCU has grown and evolved to ensure we are able to attend to people of all walks of life during their times of crisis and trauma.
In 2020 Mobile Crisis Unit and the Sexual Assault Centre purchased a new building downtown Prince Albert, where we are more accessible to our clients.
The mission of Mobile Crisis Unit is to minimize the long term effects of trauma by providing collaborative and immediate crisis intervention.
The mission of the Prince Albert Sexual Assault Centre is to provide counselling, support and education to those impacted by sexual violence and domestic violence.
Prince Albert Mobile Crisis Unit and Sexual Assault Centre acknowledge that we are on Treaty 6 Territory, which encompasses the lands of the Cree, Dakota, Nakota, Saulteaux and the homeland of the Metis Nation. We are dedicated to ensuring that the spirit of Reconciliation and Treaty 6 is honoured and respected.
The Prince Albert Mobile Crisis Unit is funded by Ministry of Social Services, Prince Albert Health Authority and City of Prince Albert.
The Prince Albert Sexual Assault Centre is funded by Ministry of Justice and Prince Albert & Area Community Foundation/
We are a non-profit organization and therefore rely strongly on the support of other agencies, grants and donors. Prince Albert Mobile Crisis Unit and Sexual Assault Centre is grateful for support from the following: The Canadian Women's Foundation, Prairie Lily Financial, GL Mobile, The S2DIO, Alma's Boutique, Body Mechanics, and Rock Trout, to name a few.
Board of Directors
President - Sherry Bates
Vice President - Janice Hendous
Secretary - Stacy Gray
Director - Yvonne Groenen
Director - Colleen Schopp
Director - Brenda Hadland
Director - Chrystina Hunter
Director - Sherry McLennan
Director - Corrine Isbister