Helping Aboriginal People
     Heal Themselves.

Northwest Band Social Workers Association

Grant ID:

'Ride Out Your Storm' Project

Project Description:

The project will offer a day program for women and a program for men each year. The program will address the Legacy of Physical and Sexual Abuse in Residential Schools through individual counselling, healing circles and discussions. Topics of discussion will include dignity, self-esteem, Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse and emotional abuse.

The project will provide individual counselling that is culturally appropriate and will address the Legacy of Physical and Sexual Abuse.

The project will provide training to staff to enhance their skills in providing counselling to participants.

End Date:

March 31, 2010

AHF Contribution:

Primary Contact:
Ms. Geri McDougall
Executive Director
Tel: 250-638-0744
Fax: 250-638-1384

Organization Address:

1581 Kulspai Crescent
Terrace, BC V8G 4P5