Dixon Transition Society, Burnaby (Serving Burnaby and the Lower Mainland)
From Violence to Freedom helps women flourish beyond their experience of violence. The program offers guidance for parenting children who have witnessed violence, and helps to rebuild self-esteem as parents. One set of workshops offered three times a year provides information on how violence affects children and how to support children who have witnessed or experienced violence. Another set of workshops on building healthy boundaries, practicing mindfulness and rebuilding self-confidence will be offered three times throughout the year to support women in creating healthy homes for their children.
Grant amount: $23,000