Pink Shirt Day – February 22

Pink Shirt Day – February 22

On February 22nd, please practice kindness and wear a pink shirt (button, tie, etc.) – to symbolize that you do not tolerate bullying. The last Wednesday in February is recognized annually across Canada as Pink Shirt Day in commemoration of a bullying incident...
Register for I’M GIRL

Register for I’M GIRL

The I’M GIRL program teaches girls how to build on their personal strengths, feel good about themselves and resist the pressures to make unhealthy choices. The program helps girls strengthen their assertiveness skills, problem solving skills and helps them develop...
Soup Sisters is launching Feb 26

Soup Sisters is launching Feb 26

Soup Sisters Orangeville is launching their first evening of kitchen camaraderie and soup making in support of Family Transition Place on Sunday February 26, 2017 at Lavendar Blue Catering. The Orangeville chapter Soup Sisters – Terry Doel, Vanessa Kreuzer and...
Housing Day 2016

Housing Day 2016

On October 17 and 18, nine Staff from Family Transition Place participated in the 20,000 Homes Campaign, a National campaign to end homelessness.   Surveys were conducted with people who were homeless in Orangeville, Shelburne and Grand Valley over a full 48 hour time...

November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month

Statistics report that 67% of the population knows someone who has experienced physical or sexual abuse. Last year, right here in our own community, we supported many women in our programs. Specifically, Emergency Shelter: 98 women & 59 children Second Stage...
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