There has been lots of media attention lately regarding domestic abuse and its often hidden presence among us. Many victims, both men and women, will hide the abuse and cover for their partner. There are warning signs though and things to watch for! The victim is often afraid of their partner and “walks on egg […]
DAS – OLGCS 20th Annual General Meeting is being held on Thursday, March 3, 2016 commencing at 7:00 pm at St. Matthew’s Parish, 16079 88th Avenue, Surrey, BC. This is an election year and members should have received their nomination packages in the mail. If you know someone who has the desire and skill to join our Board of Directors please […]
Our 1st annual clean sweep was a great succe$$. Thank you to all the donors, vendors, shoppers, and numerous volunteers that supported our event. Our sales tables were overflowing, the barbeque was scrum-dilly-icious, the popcorn was poppin’ and the coffee and bakery items were yummy-licious fresh! We could not have done this without the generous […]
DAS – OLGCS 18th Annual General Meeting is being held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 commencing at 7:00 pm at St. Matthew’s Parish, 16079 88th Avenue, Surrey, BC. This is an election year and members should have received their nomination packages in the mail. If you know someone who has the desire and skill to be an asset to the board […]
As we celebrate the Birth of Christ we are reminded of the wonderful song of the angels with their message of peace on earth and goodwill to man. The message of the angels brings hope to mankind and offers real inspiration to us at Domestic Abuse Services – Our Lady of Good Counsel Society. The birth […]
This world programs a false inner voice inside of us to shout louder than the true soft whispering voice of God – the true voice of Love. This is reason I believe that we are so conflicted with all the choices we make and why we so very often make the wrong choice in so […]
Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called “women’s issues.” But Jackson Katz points out that these are intrinsically men’s issues — and shows how these violent behaviors are tied to definitions of manhood. A clarion call for us all — women and men — to call out unacceptable behavior and be leaders of change. […]
Leslie Morgan Steiner was in “crazy love” — that is, madly in love with a man who routinely abused her and threatened her life. Steiner tells the dark story of her relationship, correcting misconceptions many people hold about victims of domestic violence, and explaining how we can all help break the silence.