THREE OAKS SHELTER AND SERVICES

Registered Name: THREE OAKS FOUNDATION

Business Number: 108108119RR0001

Our Mission

At Three Oaks Shelter & Services we are committed to the promotion of equality and the end of violence against women and children.

To this end,

Three Oaks will:

1.Provide temporary shelter to women and children

2.Provide nonjudgmental, supportive counselling from a feminist perspective

3.Advocate on behalf of women and children

4.Educate the public about violence against women and children.

Three Oaks, as part of a comprehensive network of services for women and children who have been victimized by violence, provides safe shelter, advocacy, education, and nonjudgmental supportive counselling within a feminist perspective.

For the purpose of this mandate, feminism means recognizing the oppression of women and demonstrating a commitment to:

Respecting individual differences

Respecting the rights of all persons

Working towards equality for all women

Ensuring accessibility of all services

Providing opportunity, and protecting the right to exercise choice within an equal society.

About THREE OAKS SHELTER AND SERVICES

Three Oaks Shelter and Services provides safe shelter, counselling and support services to abused women and their children.

Three Oaks offers:

24 hour crisis line

24 hour emergency shelter

Safety planning

Help to find and keep new housing

Individual counselling

In house children's program

Interpreters

Support groups for women

Special groups for children who have witnessed abuse.

Public education sessions

Volunteer opportunities

Student placements

Second Stage transitional housing at below market rent is in the building stages with a targeted completion date of Fall 2013.

ALL SERVICES ARE FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL

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