October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. Join us as we fight to end the cycle of violence. Domestic abuse is prevalent within our communities and may affect the people you know and love. Learn the signs of abuse, keep your eyes and ears open to victims, and speak out against it.
Our Society always needs passionate volunteers to donate some of their time and talent to our cause. There are many positions available. Call our office to learn more. 604.585.6688 Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Join us this Sunday, September 24th at Tynehead Regional Park in Surrey. Registration begins at Noon and the walk starts at 12:40 pm. Enjoy a lovely walk in the park with your friends and family and pets. Walk, run, roll or stroll on the paved trails, as we raise funds to help keep the Dream, […]
Summer is here and that means that our walkathon is just around the corner. Mark your calendars and save the date: Sunday, September 24th at Tynehead Regional Park in Surrey. Registration begins at Noon and the walk starts at 12:40 pm. Tynehead is ideal for a lovely walk in the park with your friends and […]
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 […]
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.