Outreach Worker / Supportive Counsellor
The outreach program provides individual and group support for women who have or are experiencing abuse or threats.
The outreach worker also provides community coordination and education on the types of abuse and the impact.
The services are available to the communities of Kitimat and Kitamaat Village.
The outreach worker also provides services to the residents at Dunmore Place, Kitimat’s transition house.
Women’s Individual Supportive Counselling
The outreach worker provides the opportunity for women to discuss their situation, problem solve and work on safety plans.
The outreach worker can help in areas of transportation, finding appropriate and affordable housing, advocacy and accompaniment for appointments such as financial aid, legal, medical, transition house, and other agencies with respect to the women’s individual needs.
Group is for women who have experienced, or are at risk of, threats, abuse, or violence.
Group can be an excellent tool for breaking down the isolation and building of self-esteem.
The series of co-facilitated workshops will provide information and education, through
videos, presentations, guest speakers and sharing common strengths and experiences.
Topics include: cycle of abuse and its effects, power & control, self-care, boundaries, assertiveness, safety planning, common myths and patterns.