ALBERNI COMMUNITY AND WOMEN'S SERVICES SOCIETY (ACAWS)

Registered Name: ALBERNI COMMUNITY AND WOMEN'S SERVICES SOCIETY

Business Number: 107852584RR0001

Our Mission

We are committed to building a healthy community and improving the status of women. We provide a safe place and innovative services for women, children, men and families

Our Vision

Ending violence, healing hearts, minds and communities

About ALBERNI COMMUNITY AND WOMEN'S SERVICES SOCIETY

The purposes of the society are:

To promote the equal status of women and educate the community on women's issues.

To provide an emergency shelter for women and their children.

To provide counselling, outreach, victim services and other supports to women, children, youth, men, and families.

To develop and provide new programs and services for women, children, men, and families.

To develop and provide new programs and services for women, children, youth, men and families to help build a healthy and safe community. These services could include housing for adults, and/or counselling, outreach, education and other supports and services for women, children, youth, men and families.

Our Services/Programs:

- Transition House

- Resource Drop In Centre

- Outreach Support Services

- Victim Support Services

- Stopping The Violence Program

- PEACE Program (Prevention, Education, Advocacy, Counselling, Empowerment)

- Sexual Abuse Intervention Program

- Various Groups and Workshops

What People Are Saying

"the responsibility lies with each and every one of us to create - or at time defend - the right for individuals of all backgrounds to be safe"

— Ellen Frood, Executive Director

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