Tamara's House closing next month
Published Monday, March 14, 2011 3:46PM CST
A non-profit organization in Saskatoon that helps women who have experienced childhood sexual abuse will be closing its doors next month.
Tamara's House has been a staple for healing in Saskatoon for 20 years, but services will be grinding to a halt on April 30.
The board of directors for the facility reportedly made the decision after losing a significant amount of government funding.
The United Way, which has helped fund the organization since 2008, says the closure is a major loss to the community.
"They're part and have been part of a social safety net that people have counted on," said United Way executive director Sheri Benson.
"We did know that they were looking at how they were going to be sustainable in the future and we know that was a difficult conversation with them."
Representatives from Tamara's House declined an on-camera interview with CTV News, saying the board will speak to the issue later this week.