This month, we need
to provide therapy.
At Boyle Street, we believe in a holistic approach to wellness for our clients. That means healing can come from physical activities, group outings, workshops, access to addictions treatment, and most importantly, someone who will listen.
We need ongoing funding for this outreach to operate, and you can help.
Many of our clients have faced lives of violence – sometimes over several generations.
A number of our clients are victims of abuse endured in the Indian Residential School system. They often feel lost and abandoned by the larger community, and as a result their physical and mental health is poor.
S. is a 60-year-old woman who was orphaned at an early age and raised by relatives, living most of her life with physical and emotional abuse. After her husband died, she was unable to keep her home due to a gambling addiction. Because of that addiction she also became estranged from her children.
Homeless and alone, she came to Boyle Street Community Services. We connected her with an addictions counsellor and were able to find her safe, affordable housing, as well as helping her with financial management.
Today, S. is still successfully housed, has reconnected with her three children and is able to manage her money. She is now able to set financial goals, something she has never been able to do before.
for supporting May's basic need.
Total cash donations
hours of therapy donated