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Day of Caring Day of Caring

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Art Knapp contributes to the Day of Caring Art Knapp contributes to the Day of Caring

June 4 was bright and sunny, a perfect day for a  ‘Day of Caring’ sponsored by the United Way of Lower Mainland to perk up and prepare the permaculture garden for Tri-City Transitions Society.  We had staff from Toronto Dominion Bank, students from Chance to Choose program, SUCCESS and volunteers come together for a day of preparing and planting the garden and sharing in laughs.  Art Knapp’s Coquitlam store generously provided plants for the garden. Thank you everyone for a great day. ... Read More →

The Age, National Times The Age, National Times

Women and girls have been discriminated against for too long in a twisted interpretation of the word of God. I HAVE been a practicing Christian all my life and a deacon and Bible teacher for many years. My faith is a source of strength and comfort to me, as religious beliefs are to hundreds of millions of people around the world. So my decision to sever my ties with the Southern Baptist Convention, after six decades, was painful and difficult. It was, however, an unavoidable decision when the convention’s... Read More →

Share Family Services Event – Imagine Share Family Services Event – Imagine

Board Chair Pat Dewhirst and Carol Metz Murray attended.  Read More →

Thank you to Curves on McAllister Thank you to Curves on McAllister

A BIG THANK YOU to Curves on McAllister in Port Coquitlam for their ongoing generosity of food donations to Joy’s Place our Transition House program for women and their children needing safe shelter from family conflict.  We appreciate the kindness and open hearts of Curves’ patrons who, along with Curves, make this happen annually.  Read More →

Through a Rapist’s Eyes Through a Rapist’s Eyes

Through a Rapist’s Eyes Through a rapist’s eyes. A group of rapists and date rapists in prison were interviewed on what they look for in a potential victim and here are some interesting facts: 1] The first thing men look for in a potential victim is hairstyle. They are most likely to go after a woman with a ponytail, bun! , braid, or other hairstyle that can easily be grabbed. They are also likely to go after a woman with long hair. Women with short hair are not common targets. 2] The second... Read More →

Valley Women’s Network Association (VWNA) Valley Women’s Network Association (VWNA)

Valley Women’s Network Association (VWNA) There was a wonderful turn out for the Valley Women’s Network Association (VWNA) Tri-City Chapter Christmas Networking buffet. In addition to a delicious lunch and fabulous networking, members brought special gift items to be given to the women at TriCity Transitions Joy’s Place. An additional $500 was also presented from the VWNA to TriCity Transitions executive director Carol Metz Murray in support of this important organization.    Read More →

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence: November 25 to December 10, 2012 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence: November 25 to December 10, 2012

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence: November 25 to December 10, 2012 RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Wear a purple ribbon to remember and honour women and children who have lost their lives at the hands of a person they once loved and trusted  Read More →

Snowflake Walk Snowflake Walk

Snowflake Walk December 9th 2012 marks the date of the First Annual Snowflake Walk to End Bullying. This walk will serve to raise awareness to today’s ongoing bullying battle and raise funds for the desperately needed anti-bullying resource centres and assist community education. Please join us at 1pm at the Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex to walk with us and show your support. Together, we as a community can make a WORLD of difference, one step at a time. EVENT:                       ... Read More →

TCT & Deloitte: A Day of Caring TCT & Deloitte: A Day of Caring

TCT & Deloitte: A Day of Caring Tri-City Transitions partnered with Deloitte for a Day of Caring or Impact Day, set up through the United Way of the Lower Mainland.  The Impact Day provides a Day of Caring for Deloitte employees to learn more about community social services and the services that they offer, and also to give back to the community.  This year – year nine – employees contributed more than 55 volunteer hours to help us spruce up the Resource Center.  Read More →

CWO – Coquitlam CWO – Coquitlam

A big thank you to CWO, Coquitlam volunteers, who made the weekend’s event a big success!  Read More →

H.E.A.L.: Horses Empowering Authentic Living H.E.A.L.: Horses Empowering Authentic Living

H.E.A.L., Horses Empowering Authentic Living! A Program Designed for the Women of Ishtar Transition Society.  Tri-City Transitions was asked to participate. What’s H.E.A.L.? H.E.A.L. is a program specifically designed for the women of Ishtar Transition Society. It stands for Horses Empowering Authentic Living! Authentic Living means: Learning from horses how to live safely and confidentially Building life skills that will help you re-build your self-esteem, set healthy boundaries and live a more... Read More →

What is Abuse

What is Abuse?

People often make the assumption that abuse is physical. Abuse is more than hitting or slapping. People who are being abused tend to know when behaviours are abusive. They know that something is not right. You may not know what it is initially. Learn to Trust yourself. Be an expert in your own life! Abuse can be many different things but it is always an attempt to control the behaviour of another person. It is a misuse of power. Profiling the Abuser In addition to the definitions below,... Read More →