Family Group Support
To provide a safe atmosphere of support for women and their families affected by the incarceration, and other circumstances, of members of their families.
Referrals in the community for housing, employment, income support, education, medical and legal issues, and counselling.
Discussion through participation, telephone, and personal interviews on coping strategies such as self-esteem, positive attitudes, and relationship building.
Meetings are held every Tuesday from 2:00 –4:00 p.m. at Mission Services on Wentworth St N.
Target Group—Women seeking emotional, economic and social support for themselves and their families.
Eligibility Criteria – women who have been affected by the loss of family members through incarceration and other means.
Referral—referrals from Bridge House Staff, volunteers, family members, other agencies.
Waiting Period—Mostly immediate entry.
Upcoming Events and speakers
Regular meetings continue on Thursdays at 2pm.