Goals

  • To provide safe shelter and services to abused women and their children
  • To provide immediate support counseling via 24-hour support line
  • To provide support services to clients (residents and non-residents)
  • To provide advocacy support to clients in their dealings with community agencies and services
  • To act as an ongoing resource and continuing support to victims and survivors
  • To act as a liaison and referral source for clients to appropriate helping agencies
  • To partner with like-minded organizations for the overall goal of ending violence against women
  • To provide a trauma-informed response to family violence throughout all levels of the organization

Programs

  •  To provide programs and support to other community based programs which are designed to prevent, treat and alleviate problems related to family violence.

Education

  • To provide leadership in educating the community with regard to all issue of family violence
  • To provide and facilitate education for the growth of clients
  • To provide educational opportunities for continuing development of staff and board members
  •  To participate in projects which further the knowledge and awareness of family violence
  • To work with other agencies to educate the public about healthy relationships

Administration

  • To employ an Executive Director for the overall administration, maintenance and supervision of the shelter, the building, the staff and they clients
  • To operate a transition house, employing the required staff
  • To ensure that an effective and comprehensive financial system is maintained
  • To function as a policy-making and decision-making body and to lobby government and community agencies in relation to family violence
  • To keep accurate and confidential records of people served, of dispositions and of follow-up services provided
  • To evaluate periodically and consistently the effectiveness of our services

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#MMIWG2S #NoMoreStolenSistersToday, May 5th, is National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2Spirit people.“Indigenous women and girls are five times more likely to experience violence than any other population in Canada and this violence tends to result in more serious harm.”#MMIW is real and devastating. The women, girls and 2Spirit people in our communities are sacred and deserving of love and safety. Protect our sisters. ✊🏽 ... See MoreSee Less
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#CoerciveControl is devastating but often difficult for survivors to recognize as abuse. #SupportSurvivors https://t.co/v77iZyG1wD

Let's take a minute to acknowledge how stressful the last year has been for everyone. Now check in with yourself - how are you coping? Are you making time for self-care? Are you looking for some ways to improve your mental health?
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We are thrilled to introduce our NEW Aftercare: Journey program, with the support we received from the Government of Canada and @redcrosscanada! After completing their 12 FREE counselling sessions our clients graduate into this new program! Learn more at https://t.co/YaZha2VBKJ

"There was no empathy and humanity, and it was so frustrating that during the second interview I left early because I felt like I wasn't being heard, and that I was being treated like a criminal."

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