Annual Report (2014-15)

Stopping the Violence Programs

OCS provides several services to assist women, children and families to find physical and emotional safety and break the cycle of domestic violence.

Transition Houses Virginia Sam and Evergreen

Threshold Multi- Cultural Outreach Program

Children and Youth for Domestic Peace Counselling and groups for children who have witnessed violence and abuse

“There needs to be more women like Virginia Sam staff to make the wor ld a better place. I never felt so safe and relaxed. Th ank you for everything!”

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Relationship Groups

for high conflict families are offered by OCS in partnership with other non-profits in the area

All women leave with a safety plan in place

88% increase in children’s self-esteem after CYDP counselling

This dedicated group of agencies also has a vision to develop a collaborative Centre for Domestic Peace

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