SOWINS Counselling programs are free and confidential for women who have experienced or at risk of abuse. No referral is necessary.
SOWINS Counselling programs provides a supportive, compassionate, respectful, safe and confidential place to speak about your experiences and explore your options. Abuse is not strictly physical or sexual abuse. We know that abuse can be verbal, mental and psychological; there is cyber abuse and financial abuse, isolation, neglect and coercion are all forms of abuse.
- Counseling: We provide a safe, supportive and confidential place to speak about the abuse you have experienced. We can help you to explore your options.
- Safety Planning: We can provide information about increasing your safety whether you choose to stay or leave a relationship and develop a safety plan.
- Advocacy Services: We can assist you with understanding and protecting your rights.
- Community Information and Referrals: We can provide information about other community programs.
For more information, or to book an appointment, call Becky Thomson, Intake, Outreach & Advocacy Support Worker: 250-493-4366 ext. 103