Robson Valley Support Society is a charitable organization dedicated to strengthening all individuals, families, and communities by providing programs and services, and by collaborating within a rural environment.
RVSS offers a wide variety of free client /family-centered and client-directed services to children, youth, families and individuals. Residents of the Robson Valley may access support around: employment and career counselling; parenting; senior services; family support; youth services; child and youth mental health; infant and child development; information/advocacy/and counselling for women living with, or transitioning from, violence; counselling for children affected by violence; victim services; adult literacy; navigating systems such as housing, immigration, medical, and social assistance; and accessing temporary safe shelter for women and children experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, violence. Women and children who have experienced violence or are at risk of experiencing violence are able to access healing through alternative forms of therapy such as trauma-informed yoga.
As of November 2015, RVSS is proud to announce the entire agency will be working from a trauma informed lens. At RVSS employees are continuously staying on top of their field to ensure best practice and up to date approaches and tools are being utilized.
Robson Valley Support Society is an equal opportunity employer and will deliver services with the aim of accessibility and inclusion for all clients regardless of their gender, culture, physical abilities, immigration status, color, sexual orientation, religion, income level, family members’ choice of trade or isolation status.
All programs have the capacity to provide in office or out-reach services.
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The Safe Shelter, Information and Support Program provides free and confidential information, support, and/or emergency shelter for women and their children who have experienced, or are at risk of experiencing, violence.
For Free, Local, 24-Hour Shelter, Information and Support, Call these numbers during office hours:
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