UNDERSTANDING THE PAST BUILDING THE FUTURE
News from Port Alberni's Sage Haven Society
Thank you to the Alberni Valley for their support of the wiikšaḥiquʔił 2nd Stage Housing! Sage Haven celebrated the completion of the wiikšaḥiquʔił (week-sha-hee-cu-ith) building on November 17th, 2023, surrounded by community partners, donors, local service providers, local First Nations, and local government representatives. We are beyond thankful for the ongoing support and encouragement from all who attended. Not just as they braved the brisk cold on a sunny morning to celebrate, but over the previous 17 years that Sage Have Society has been advocating for and planning to bring 2nd stage housing for self-identifying women (and their children) fleeing or impacted by intimate partner and gender-based violence. As a supportive 2nd stage housing project, wiikšaḥiquʔił (which loosely translates to a safe place in Nuu-chah-nulth) is a secure building with staff support and programming to help participants prepare for and
The Significance of Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women for Organizations like Sage Haven Society
Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, observed on December 6th, carries profound significance for organizations like Sage Haven Society and
We need your help, Port Alberni, to fill our Holiday Stockings The nights are getting colder, and the staff at Sage Haven Society’s Drop-In centre
Embrace the Chill: Register or Start a Local Team for Coldest Night of the Year 2024 in Port Alberni!
As winter’s brisk winds make their presence known, the anticipation for Coldest Night of the Year 2024 grows. What could be more fitting than uniting
Join us for all 16 Days of Activism and learn how to get involved. The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an annual
2nd Stage Housing for women and children impacted by Intimate Partner Violence is closer to completion. We’ve got some exciting news to share with you.
Mark your calendars because the Port Alberni garage sale of the year is just around the corner! Sage Haven Society is thrilled to announce our
We are happy to inform residents of Port Alberni and surrounding areas that free legal consultations (for those who have been sexually assaulted) are now
Landscaping is underway at the future location of Port Alberni’s newest 2nd Stage housing project. Sidewalks have been created, along with the planting of boulevard
Sage Haven is partnering with the Shoppers Foundation for Women’s Health™ Giving Shelter fundraising campaign for 2023
It is that time of the year again. Heading into autumn in the Alberni Valley means our annual partnership with the Port Alberni Shoppers Drugmart