Helping Aboriginal People
     Heal Themselves.

Cariboo Friendship Society

Grant ID:

Restoring Our Aboriginal Roots (ROAR) — A Healing Program for Men Impacted by the Legacy of Sexual & Physical Abuse in Residential Schools including Intergenerational Impacts

Project Description:
Restoring our Aboriginal Roots (ROAR) is an innovative healing program with a community awareness component for Aboriginal people who are Residential School Survivors and/or have been impacted by the Legacy and intergenerational impacts of Sexual and Physical Abuse in Residential school.The program primarliy focuses on the resolution of unresolved trauma from sexual and physical abuse in residential schools for male survivors and the multigenerational trauma resulting directly from the sexual and physical abuse in the residential schools.

This project will offer three four-week healing programs, two one-week refresher programs, two three-week youth programs and a one-week frontline leadership program. The project will also provide pre-care and aftercare support to participants and their families.

End Date:
March 31, 2010

AHF Contribution:

Primary Contact:

Ms. Marg Ahdemar
Executive Director
Tel: 250-398-6831
Fax: 250-398-6115

Organization Address:
99 South Third Avenue
Williams Lake, BC V2J 1J1