VAST Receives $30,176 to Provide a Creative Arts Program for Refugees in Recovery from Trauma.

We have provided a $30,176 Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) grant to the Vancouver Association for the Survivors of Torture (VAST). This funding is providing support for individuals and families, already in recovery from trauma and torture, with a creative outlet during the pandemic. The program is offered for individuals and small groups, increasing healing and integration into Canadian society through art and expression. The ECSF grant was used to fund professional expressive arts therapists, art