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sonshine community services

Calgary, AB, Canada
Joined in May 2019

About Us

Sonshine Centre Goals and Objectives

·        To provide safe, affordable second stage shelter living accommodations for women and their children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse.

.         To empower our families by encouraging program in the following areas: finding safe and affordable housing, aiding in the therapeutic process of healing and engaging in employment and education initiatives.

·        To assist these women and children in achieving an increased level of interdependence and a feeling of self-worth, dignity and confidence.

·        To provide families with affordable, supportive counselling to help them work through issues such as depression, stress, grief, anxiety, communication difficulties, low self-esteem and anger.

·        To connect these women to resources in supporting themselves independently from their abusers, including quality childcare support to assist them through their transition period.

·    To heighten awareness of the issues surrounding abuse in the community at large and to mobilize the community for action.

·    To equip the communities around us to support families, couples and individuals at risk as a preventative measure.

·     To be recognized as an organization that provides a comprehensive, collaborative, seamless response to individuals, couples and families in need of support.

 

Sonshine Centre Principles and Values

·        We believe that all individuals have the right to needed community resources regardless of race, religion, political affiliation, age or socio-economic status.

·        We believe that all individuals have the right to lead a life free from domestic violence and abuse and other debilitating life stressors.

·        We believe that women, given emotional support and much needed resources, can be empowered to recognize their own strengths and choose a safe, healthy and fulfilling future.

·        We are committed to empowering families and individuals to move from unsafe, harmful ways of interacting to healthy, respectful, safe relationships.

·        We are committed to educating and supporting communities in order for them to become safer and healthier places to live.

·        We are commitment to excellence as a community service provider and to being an integral part of a coordinated community response to domestic violence.

 

 

Sonshine Centre Goals and Objectives

·        To provide safe, affordable second stage shelter living accommodations for women and their children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse.

.         To empower our families by encouraging program…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Family
  • Victim Support
  • Women

Location

  • Sw Calgary
    Calgary, AB
    CA

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