Archway Society for Domestic Peace Community Programs
These are just a few of the program available at Archway Society for Domestic Peace. We are here to support women and children in healing from the effects of violence and abuse.
Stopping the Violence Women’s Counselling:
Our counsellors provide free and confidential counselling services, in a safe environment, to women who have or are experiencing violence or abuse.
Women’s Outreach Program:
Our outreach worker provides free and confidential mobile support services to women who or are experiencing violence or abuse. We provide support and information while focusing on your needs and safety.
PEACE Child and Youth Counselling:
Our counsellors provide free counselling services, in a safe environment, to children and youth who have experienced violence or abuse in their homes. We provide an opportunity for children to share their feelings, learn coping strategies and healthy relationships.
Homelessness Prevention Program:
Assists women who have experienced violence and are homeless or at risk of homelessness to find and/or maintain housing. This includes women leaving corrections and hospital systems.
Community-Based Victim Services:
Provides free and confidential services women and men who have experienced violence in an intimate relationship, sexual assault, elder abuse or criminal harassment/stalking. We provide specialized support for working with the criminal justice system.
Police-Based Victim Services:
Provides free and confidential services to adult victims/witnesses of crime or other traumatic events such as robbery, serious motor vehicle accident, sudden death or suicide, or acute family problems. This program provides support to anyone impacted by sudden death or tragedy.
Is an experiential therapeutic form where horses participate as co-counsellors. The model applied at The Equine Connection uses a combination of the concepts of natural horsemanship, play therapy, story-telling, and problem-solving exercises.
Is a warm and welcoming place where children and youth who have experienced abuse, sexual assault, or witnessed a crime such as domestic violence can be interviewed by the RCMP and child protection workers. The aim of Oak Centre is to minimize the trauma a child feels when disclosing abuse, assault, or speaking about what they may have witnessed.
We acknowledge that our workplace is within the northern part of the unceded Okanagan First Nation Territory and that many descendants of the Suqnaquinx (Suk‑anok‑can) still live here.
HELP IS AVAILABLE 24/7 INCLUDING HOLIDAYS